Coursebooks

Technology and Public Policy - (c) Technology, intellectual property and innovation policy

MGT-641(c)

Lecturer(s) :

de Rassenfosse Gaétan Jean A
Various lecturers

Language:

English

Remarque

Postponed until further notice

Summary

The class will provide information about what STI support tools exist and why, will explain the rationales and best practices for STI policy intervention and will provide with a sound understanding of why taxpayer money should be used – and how – to finance STI activities.

Content

Tentative Outline


1. Introduction [1 hour]

2. Key theoretical concepts [5 hours]

3. Rationales for STI policy [1 hour]

4. Principles of a good policy intervention [1 hour]

5. Conducting impact evaluation studies [3 hours]

6. What tools exist (and evidence) [5+3+2 hours]

Keywords

Policies for the knowledge economy; Policy evaluation; Science of Science; Intellectual Property; Entrepreneurship.

Resources

Bibliography

Handbook of the Economics of Innovation, Vols. 1&2 (ISBN : 9780444519955);
The Science of Science Policy: A handbook (ISBN: 9780804770781)

Ressources en bibliothèque
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In the programs

  • EDOC General and external courses, 2019-2020
    • Semester
    • Exam form
      Term paper
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Technology and Public Policy - (c) Technology, intellectual property and innovation policy
    • Number of places
      20
    • Lecture
      28 Hour(s)

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