This course examines technology and technological change using the tools of microeconomics. We will study the historical evolution of technology and compares it with modern developments. Then we will analyze the interaction of technology with industrial market structure and public policy. Particular emphasis is given to transportation, communications and the Internet, big data, and blockchains, .
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ECON-MN)(ECON)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
See my website chogendorn.web.wesleyan.edu for details. You can also see archives of previous offerings of this course.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Presentations and responses, short assignments, final project.
|Instructor(s): Hogendorn,Christiaan Times: ..T.R.. 02:50PM-04:10PM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 25||SR major: 15||JR major: 10|| || |
|Seats Available: -3||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 0||FR: X|