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2020-2021 Catalog

ECON 406 Personnel Economics

This course provides an economic analysis (both theoretical and empirical) of human resources management policies. In particular, we will study the problems of selection and motivation of employees within an organization. Thus, we will discuss topics such as compensation schemes, recruiting mechanisms, performance evaluation or peer effects in the workplace. [W]

Prerequisite

ECON 251, 252, and 253

Instructor

Gomez-Minambres