PUBPOL 750-002

PUBPOL 750-002: Special Topics -Policies for the Changing Economics of Knowledge

Fall 2006
3:02-3:02 am EDT
Credit Hours

The course topic will change every new term. This seminar looks at the relationship between the changing nature of knowledge and policies for controlling access and use, principally through intellectual property protection and contract. It focuses on the role of technological change and the interplay of interests at the institutional, national, and international levels with special attention to the values of research and education. Particular emphasis is given to the practical aspects and requirements of policy development from the perspective of the modern research university.