ECO 361N • Informational Society
Informational Society presents a utopian design of society in the year 2050 which promotes discovery, invention and innovation. The design is based on the advances in information technology and automation. The changes in economic organization and income distribution are forecasted. A fundamental concern of Informational Society is information policy. The utopian design is based on promoting a community organization of society. The federal government is modified to create a stronger system of checks and balances. Governmental functions are decentralized.