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ECON 126: Economics of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Units: 4

In-depth look at the innovation ecosystem both domestic and abroad; considering what spurs innovation, how new ideas flow, and the long run implications both domestic and abroad. Covers the startup process, and basics of funding and business feasibility. Considers intellectual property management and how to guard one’s ideas both domestically and abroad. Finally looks at public policy, innovation and economic growth in the US, considering macroeconomic implications rather than solely firm level.

Course Details
Anticipated term(s) course will be offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer

Repeatable for Credit: No
Normal Letter Grade only

GE Requirements
  • Upper Division: Crossroads
  • Badge: Quantitative and Numerical Analysis
  • Badge: Sustainability
  • Badge: Practical and Applied Knowledge

Requisites and Restrictions
Prerequisite: (ECON 001 or equivalent exam) and (ECON 010 or POLI 010 or equivalent exam)
Instructor Permission Required: No

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