Economics of Technology and Innovation, Minor

Program Overview

Study different types of economic models related to innovation and new technologies. Students are prepared to use economic theory, econometric and statistical methods, and data to examine patents, R&D, and innovation more broadly, as well as in specific industries in the economy.

The Minor in Economics of Technology and Regulation requires 16 credits.

Course topics may include:

  • Introductory Economics
  • Principles of Economics
  • Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
  • Economics of Innovation and New Technologies
  • Structure of Industry: Competition, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Policy
  • Economics of Biotech and Medical Innovations

See course catalog for details.


The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Russell Sage Laboratory (SAGE) 5304, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 276-6575

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