Economics of Innovation

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
LEVEL
Master
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
50
PERIOD
25/04/2022 to 19/07/2022

Course Description

The lecture provides an introduction to economic issues of innovation and new ideas. The course first sets out general problems in the economics of innovation such as the public goods nature of ideas and the importance of innovation for economic prosperity. In the second part, the course analyses issues in intellectual property rights and public economics topics such as public funding of research or the role of universities. In the last part, the course discusses labor and personnel issues in innovation policy, for example the impact of immigration on innovation.

Educational-info

ECTS

50

Validation mode

Written Examination,Oral Examination

Organizer

Partner

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Faculty

Faculty of Business, Economics, and Law

Department

Assistant Professorship for Quantitative Labor Economics

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