ECON343

The Economics of Innovation, Creativity and Intellectual Property

15 points

Not offered 2021, offered in 2019

For further information see Department of Economics and Finance

Description

An economic analysis of the incentive effects of intellectual property protection on the processes of innovation and creativity. Both patentable and copyrightable intellectual property are analysed. This course will include detailed coverage of the effects of the recent introduction of digital technologies for copyrightable content.

Pre-requisites

ECON203 or
ECON208 or
ECON230 or
ECON231 RP: MATH102 or
MATH199 or
MATH108

Recommended Preparation

MATH102 or MATH199 or MATH108