SemesterFall Semester, 2023
DepartmentGraduate Institute of Technology, Innovation & Intellectual Property Management PhD Program, First Year Graduate Institute of Technology, Innovation & Intellectual Property Management PhD Program, Second Year
Course NameSeminar in Innovative Economics
InstructorHSU MU-YEN
Course TypeSelectively
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

課程1-10  由許牧彥老師主講

課程11-16 由宋皇志老師主講




1(9/14) 課程簡介

T1- Innovation: A Guide to the Literature

Martin(2008) The Evolution of Science Policy and Innovation Studies

Rindfleisch et al.(2020) Innovation Research Themes for Our Changing Environment



2(9/21) Foundations of Innovation Studies

  1. Nelson (1959), ‘The simple economics of basic research’, J Pol Econ 310

Nelson & Winter (1977), ‘In search of useful theory of innovation’, Res P 370

  1. Dosi & Winter (1994), An Introduction of the Evolutionary Theories of Economics, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Vol. 4, 153-172.

  2. Dosi, Llerena & Labini (2006), The relationships between science, technologies and their industrial exploitation: An illustration through the myths and realities of the so-called ‘European Paradox’, Research Policy, Vol. 35, Issue 10


3(9/28) Industry Evolution and Innovation Dynamics

  1. JM Utterback, WJ Abernathy (1975), ‘Dynamic model of innovation’, Omega 345

  2. Gort M, Klepper S. 1982. Time paths in the diffusion of product innovations. Economic Journal 92: 630–653.

Klepper S. 1996. Entry, exit, growth, and innovation over the product life cycle. American Economic Review 86(3): 562–583.


  1. Adner, R. & Levinthal, D. 2001, Demand Heterogeneity and Technology Evolution: Implications for Product and Process Innovation, Management Science, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p611-18.

Dosi & Winter (2009), Technical change and industrial dynamics as evolutionary processes, LEM Working Paper Series, No. 2009/07


4 (10/5)Technological paradigms and trajectories

     G Dosi (1982), ‘Technological paradigms and trajectories’, Res Policy 595

  1. G Dosi (1988), ‘Sources and microeconomic effects of innovation’, J Econ Lit 535

  2. PA David (1985), ‘Clio and economics of QWERTY’, Am Econ Rev 680

  3. Stefanoa, Gambardellab & Veronab(2012), Technology push and demand pull perspectives in innovation studies: Current findings and future research directions, Research Policy 41, 1283– 1295


5 (10/12) Technology-Push v.s. Demand Pull

  1. Adams P, Fontana R, Malerba F. 2013. The magnitude of innovation by demand in a sectoral system: the role of industrial users in semiconductors. Research Policy 42(1): 1–14.

  2. Dawid, H., G. Pellegrino, & M. Vivarelli (2020) The role of demand in fostering product vs process innovation: a model and an empirical test, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, July. 20

  3. Guo , Wang, Su , and Wang (2020) Technology Push or Market Pull? Strategic Orientation in

Business Model Design and Digital Start-up Performance, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 37(4):352–372.


6(10/19) The Innovator’s Dilemma

  1. ML Tushman, P Anderson (1986), ‘Tech discontinuities and org envts’, A Sc Qu 780

  2. RM Henderson, KB Clark (1990), ‘Architectural innovation’, Admin Sc Qu 690

     Afuah & Bahram (1995), The Hypercube of Innovation, Research Policy, 24: 51-76.

  1. BALDWIN, Carliss Y. and Woodard, C. Jason. The Architecture of Platforms: A Unified View. (2009).Platforms, Markets and Innovation. 19-44.


7(10/26)Disruptive Innovation

  1. Christensen, C.M. & R.S. Rosenbloom (1995), “Explaining the Attacker’s Advantage: Technological Paradigms, Organizational Dynamics, and the Value Network”, Research Policy, 24(2), 233-257.

     Christensen CM (1997), The Innovator’s Dilemma 565

  1. Adner, R. (2002), “When Are Technologies Disruptive? - A Demand-Based View of the Emergence of Competition”, Strategic Management Journal., 23: 667–688.

  2. Glen M. Schmidt and Cheryl T. Druehl,(2008) “When Is a Disruptive Innovation Disruptive?”, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 25:347–369.

Mart?nez-Vergara et al. (2020) Clarifying the disruptive innovation puzzle: a critical review, European Journal of Innovation Management.


8 (11/02) Knowledge Management of Firm

  1. B Kogut, U Zander (1992), ‘Knowledge of firm … and replication of technology”OS 725

  2. I Nonaka (1994), ‘Dynamic theory of organizational knowledge creation’, Org Sc 855

  3. RM Grant (1996), ‘Towards a knowledge-based theory of the firm’, Strat Mngt J 450

許牧彥(2003),從知識的經濟本質談知識產權的原理,科技發展政策報導,SR9206, 442-455。


9(11/09)Profiting from Innovation

  1. Teece, D. (1986) “Profiting from technological innovation: Implications for integration, collaboration, licensing and public policy”, Research Policy, Vol.15, 285-305.

     Introduction to Teece (1986)’s Special Issue

Teece, D. (2006) Reflections on “Profiting from Innovation”, Research Policy, Vol.35, 1131-1146.

  1. Pisano & Teece (2007), How to Capture Value from Innovation: Shaping Intellectual Property and Industry Architecture, CALIFORNIA MANAGEMENT REVIEW VOL. 50, NO. 1 FALL.

  2. Henkel, Baldwin & Shih. (2013) "IP Modularity: Profiting from Innovation by Aligning Product

Architecture with Intellectual Property." California Management Review 55, no. 4 (Summer): 65–82.


10(11/16) Measuring Innovation

  1. T6- Measuring Innovation

     Oslo Manual,CIS: Community Innovation Statistics


  1. Hsu, M. Y., and H. C. Chuang (2014), “Appropriation Strategies and Patenting Motivations - An Empirical Study of Taiwan CIS Data”, Academy of Management(AOM) Annual Meeting, August 1 - 5, in Philadelphia, PA.

  2. Hussain, S. and Terziovski, M. 2015. Intellectual Property Appropriation Strategy and its Impact on Innovation Performance. International Journal of Innovation Management. 20 (2):





11(11/23) Philosophy & Economics of IP

  1. Hughes, J. (1988). The philosophy of intellectual property. Geo. LJ, 77, 287.

  2. Merges, R. P., & Nelson, R. R. (1990). On the complex economics of patent scope. Columbia Law Review, 90(4), 839-916.

  3. Bair, S. P. (2015). The Psychology of Patent Protection. Conn. L. Rev., 48, 297.


12(11/30) Management of IP

  1. Strategic management of intellectual property: an integrated approach. California management review, 55(4), 157-183.

  2. Peters, T., Thiel, J., & Tucci, C. L. (2013). Protecting growth options in dynamic markets: the role of strategic disclosure in integrated intellectual property strategies. California Management Review, 55(4), 121-142.

  3. Al-Aali, A. Y., & Teece, D. J. (2013). Towards the (strategic) management of intellectual property: Retrospective and prospective. California management review, 55(4), 15-30.


13(12/7) IP & Innovation (I) the Influence/Importance of IP on Innovation

  1. Moser, P. (2005). How do patent laws influence innovation? evidence from nineteenth-century world's fairs. The American Economic Review, 95(4), 1214-1236.

  2. Encaoua, D., Guellec, D., & Martínez, C. (2006). Patent systems for encouraging innovation: Lessons from economic analysis. Research policy, 35(9), 1423-1440.

  3. Castaldi, C. (2018). To trademark or not to trademark: The case of the creative and cultural industries. Research Policy, 47(3), 606-616.


14(12/14) IP & Innovation (II) IP may Harm Innovation

  1. Shaver, L. (2012). Illuminating innovation: From patent racing to patent war. Wash. & Lee L. Rev., 69, 1891.

  2. Carrier, M. A. (2012). Copyright and innovation: The untold story. Wis. L. Rev., 891.

  3. Bone, R. G. (1998). A new look at trade secret law: doctrine in search of justification. Calif. L. Rev., 86, 241.


15(12/21) IP & Innovation (III) Economic Perspectives of IP on innovation

  1. Merges, R. P. (1988). Commercial success and patent standards: Economic perspectives on innovation. Calif. L. Rev., 76, 803.

  2. Sherry, E. F., & Teece, D. J. (2004). Royalties, evolving patent rights, and the value of innovation. Research Policy, 33(2), 179-191.

  3. Friedman, D. D., Landes, W. M., & Posner, R. A. (1991). Some economics of trade secret law. Journal of Economic Perspectives, 5(1), 61-72.



16(12/28) Interaction of IP & Antitrust

  1. Lemley, M. A. (2006). A new balance between IP and antitrust. Sw. JL & Trade Am., 13, 237.

  2. Lemley, M. A. (2011). Industry-specific antitrust policy for innovation. Colum. Bus. L. Rev., 637.

  3. Cotter, T. F. (2008). Patent holdup, patent remedies, and antitrust responses. J. Corp. L., 34, 1151.





Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

本課程一開始介紹創新經濟學各個研究領域的重要文獻,接著帶領學生討論相關的研究論文,由學生報告及辯護論文,其他同學提出批判,最後由老師做總結。學期中要繳交三篇論文評論,到期末要完成一篇獨立研究的計畫報告。 評量方式如下:

報告及討論論文        20%

三篇論文評論          30%

研究計畫期末報告      50%



?    摘要:Summary (What it says!) 如實地呈現作者在論文中所說的內容。

?    評論:Comment (What you think!) 提出你的解讀、意見、批判及建議。



?    研究問題:Problem─背景/動機/脈絡/定位

?    研究方法:Method─探索/驗證/量化/質化

?    研究答案:Answer─結果(統計數據/個人或企業案例)



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