Master’s degree in Business Management (Vicenza)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Industrial development and innovation policies

Course code
4S02489
Name of lecturer
Eugenio Peluso
Coordinator
Eugenio Peluso
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Other available courses
Academic sector
SECS-P/02 - ECONOMIC POLICY
Language of instruction
Italian
Site
VICENZA
Period
1st semester dal Oct 1, 2009 al Dec 19, 2009.

Lesson timetable

1st semester

Not inserted.

Learning outcomes

The main objective of this course is to analyze the link between market power, innovation and economic growth and their impact on social welfare. Both the role of private and public agents will be studied, with a special focus on antitrust policy, patents and policies in favor of industrial development.

Syllabus

1- Growth models: exogenous and endogenous technological change.
2- Introduction to the economics of innovation
3- An overview on microeconomic tools: monopoly and oligopoly
4- Game theory and models of industrial competition
5- Innovation, development and social welfare
6- Neoclassical models of research and development
7- Collusion, vertical and horizontal integration and Antitrust
8- The impact of transportation on local development.

References
• D. Ray “Development economics”, Princeton university press, Capitoli 3,4,5.
F. Malerba “ Economia dell’Innovazione”, Carocci Editore 5° ristampa 2006, chapters 1, 2,4,5,8,9,10,11,12,14.
• M. Motta, M. Polo “Antitrust: economia e politica della concorrenza” Il mulino 2005

Assessment methods and criteria

Written Exam

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Industrial development and innovation policies

Course code
4S02489
Name of lecturer
Eugenio Peluso
Coordinator
Eugenio Peluso
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Other available courses
Academic sector
SECS-P/02 - ECONOMIC POLICY
Language of instruction
Italian
Site
VICENZA
Period
1st semester dal Oct 1, 2009 al Dec 19, 2009.

Lesson timetable

1st semester

Not inserted.

Learning outcomes

The main objective of this course is to analyze the link between market power, innovation and economic growth and their impact on social welfare. Both the role of private and public agents will be studied, with a special focus on antitrust policy, patents and policies in favor of industrial development.

Syllabus

1- Growth models: exogenous and endogenous technological change.
2- Introduction to the economics of innovation
3- An overview on microeconomic tools: monopoly and oligopoly
4- Game theory and models of industrial competition
5- Innovation, development and social welfare
6- Neoclassical models of research and development
7- Collusion, vertical and horizontal integration and Antitrust
8- The impact of transportation on local development.

References
• D. Ray “Development economics”, Princeton university press, Capitoli 3,4,5.
F. Malerba “ Economia dell’Innovazione”, Carocci Editore 5° ristampa 2006, chapters 1, 2,4,5,8,9,10,11,12,14.
• M. Motta, M. Polo “Antitrust: economia e politica della concorrenza” Il mulino 2005

Assessment methods and criteria

Written Exam


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