GBA 444 Ethics and Policy in Tech
- Spring 2023
Tech firms - from start-ups to industry leaders - face a range of ethical and policy challenges. Start-ups may face barriers to entry or regulations ill-suited to their innovation. Industry leaders have to consider antitrust considerations if they dominate a market. And tech firms of all sizes face ethical quandaries on issues such as artificial intelligence, to give just one example. The globalization of business adds to the complexity of these policy and ethical considerations. This course will equip you with the tools you need to consider the policy and ethical environments of tech firms and how they connect with firms' market environments. The tools you develop in the course will also be applicable to the analysis of other types of firms. Class sessions will be highly interactive and will emphasize the real-world applicability of the frameworks and theories we discuss in class.