Author : Maureen D. McKelvey, Annika Rickne, Jens Laage-Hellman
Description:Collaboratively compiled and edited by Maureen McKelvey, Annika Rickne and Jens Laage-Hellman, a trio of economic experts, The Economic Dynamics of Modern Biotechnology is a seminal and invaluable resource presenting insight into the economic influence of modern biotechnology. Drawing upon examples from Europe to illustrate global trends, The Economic Dynamics of Modern Biotechnology applies theory to unravel the modern issues of exactly how new facets of knowledge interact with market processes and the formation of industries. Raising important theoretical and practical questions, chapters adddress such topics as risk management and the commercialization of human genetic testing, the impact of emerging bioinformatics, how to conceptualize and measure modern biotechnology, and much more. The Economic Dynamics of Modern Biotechnology is a welcome and recommended addition to modern economics shelves for students, teachers, and professionals alike, shedding light on a newly emerging dimension of the interplay between economic and life science forces.