17.310 Science, Technology, and Public Policy
Analysis of issues at the intersection of science, technology, public policy, and business. Cases drawn from antitrust and intellectual property rights; health and environmental policy; defense procurement and strategy; strategic trade and industrial policy; and R&D funding. Structured around theories of political economy, modified to take account of integration of uncertain technical information into public and private decision-making. Meets with 17.309.
This class has no prerequisites.
Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in E25-111.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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