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IDS.412[J] Science, Technology, and Public Policy

Graduate (Fall)
(Same subject as 17.310[J], STS.482[J])
Prereq: Permission of instructor
Units: 4-0-8
Credit cannot also be received for 17.309, IDS.055, STS.082
Add to schedule Lecture: MW1-2.30 (E25-111) Recitation: TBA
Analysis of issues at the intersection of science, technology, public policy, and business. Cases drawn from antitrust and intellectual property rights; health and environmental policy; defense procurement and strategy; strategic trade and industrial policy; and R&D funding. Structured around theories of political economy, modified to take account of integration of uncertain technical information into public and private decision-making. Meets with 17.309 when offered concurrently.
N. Selin
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