Economics of Innovation & Industrial Dynamics

(PREVIOUSLY ” INNOVATION AND INDUSTRIAL DYNAMICS”)

DESCRIPTION

The main focus of the course will be the analysis of the growth and survival of industries and firms, an issue that is crucial to the growth of economies as a whole . To understand how industries develop and change, we need to understand how new or improved production methods and products are introduced.

This course examines industrial change, beginning from the inception of an industry. Special attention is paid to the role of technology as an important driver of industrial competition.

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*Materials available from September 2017