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Handbook of the Economics of Innovation, Volume 1

Economists examine the genesis of technological change and the ways we commercialize and diffuse it.  The economics of property rights and patents, in addition to industry applications, are also surveyed through literature reviews and predictions about fruitful research directions.

- Two volumes, available as a set or sold separately

Students and researchers studying technological change.  Articles are written by economists for a multidisciplinary readership, including industry professionals, attorneys, educators, and anyone interested in new technologies.

Included in series
Handbooks in Economics

Hardbound, 804 Pages

Published: March 2010

Imprint: North-holland

ISBN: 978-0-444-51995-5


  • For too long the policy importance of innovation has taken a back seat to short-term stimulus initiatives. Hall and Rosenberg have assembled a scholarly collection of papers that provide a timely guide for rediscovering the role of innovation in economic growth.
       Albert N. Link, University of North Carolina at Greensboro


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