The Economics of Innovation, Creativity and Intellectual Property

15 points

Not offered 2023, offered in 2019

For further information see Department of Economics and Finance


An economic analysis of the incentive effects of intellectual property protection on the processes of innovation and creativity. Both patentable and copyrightable intellectual property are analysed. This course will include detailed coverage of the effects of the recent introduction of digital technologies for copyrightable content.


ECON203 or ECON208 or ECON230 or ECON231 RP: MATH102 or MATH199 or MATH108

Recommended Preparation

MATH102 or MATH199 or MATH108