Jan 18, 2022  
2020-2021 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
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ECON 431 - Economics of Innovation & Intellectual Property


Units: 3
Examination of the conditions and mechanisms that promote firms to undertake research and development. Topics include IP licensing, network effects and standards, the role of the U.S. patent system, alternative incentive mechanisms, technological diffusion, and the U.S. copyright system.

Prerequisites: ECON 300 or ECON 380.
Equivalent Quarter Course: ECON 3555.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Course Typically Offered: Spring Alternate Years






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