Organisational Economics

  • Teaching

    Details

    Faculty Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
    Domain Economics
    Code UE-EEP.00518
    Languages English
    Type of lesson Lecture
    Level Master
    Semester SP-2024

    Schedules and rooms

    Summary schedule Wednesday 08:15 - 12:00, Hebdomadaire, PER 21, Room A140 (Spring semester)
    Hours per week 3

    Teaching

    Teachers
    • Herz Holger
    Assistants
    • Rodriguez Tom
    Description

    This course provides an introduction to Organizational Economics. Organizational Economics is concerned with economic behavior within firms and between firms. Topics include optimal incentive provision within firms, covering optimal piece rate incentives, tournament incentives, relative performance contracts as well as career concerns. The course covers both explicit and implicit performance contracts. Further, the course provides an introduction to the boundaries of the firm (should certain supplies be produced in-house or outsourced) and the role of hierarchies for incentives. Topics will be assessed both form a theoretical and empirical perspective.

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    Condition of access

    This course will be relatively formal and requires knowledge of microeconomics at least at the level of microeconomics 1 and 2 at the Bachelor level. Prior attendance of the Master course “advanced microeconomics” is highly recommended.

    Softskills
    Yes
    Off field
    No
    BeNeFri
    Yes
    Mobility
    Yes
    UniPop
    No
  • Dates and rooms

    This course gives 4.5 ECTS and therefore, 3 hours per week are alloted. Consequently, in order to compensate for that, the course will not take place 3.5 times out of the 14 weeks. The detailed schedule is announced on the first day of the course taking place in the first week of the semester.

    Date Hour Type of lesson Place
    21.02.2024 08:15 - 12:00 Cours PER 21, Room A140
    28.02.2024 08:15 - 12:00 Cours PER 21, Room A140
    06.03.2024 08:15 - 12:00 Cours PER 21, Room A140
    13.03.2024 08:15 - 12:00 Cours PER 21, Room A140
    20.03.2024 08:15 - 12:00 Cours PER 21, Room A140
    27.03.2024 08:15 - 12:00 Cours PER 21, Room A140
    10.04.2024 08:15 - 12:00 Cours PER 21, Room A140
    17.04.2024 08:15 - 12:00 Cours PER 21, Room A140
    24.04.2024 08:15 - 12:00 Cours PER 21, Room A140
    01.05.2024 08:15 - 12:00 Cours PER 21, Room A140
    08.05.2024 08:15 - 12:00 Cours PER 21, Room A140
    15.05.2024 08:15 - 12:00 Cours PER 21, Room A140
    22.05.2024 08:15 - 12:00 Cours PER 21, Room A140
    29.05.2024 08:15 - 12:00 Cours PER 21, Room A140
  • Assessments methods

    Written exam - SP-2024, Session d'été 2024

    Date 05.06.2024 08:30 - 10:00
    Assessments methods By rating
    Descriptions of Exams

    Exam duration: 90 minutes

    Written exam - SP-2024, Session de rattrapage 2024

    Date 28.08.2024 08:30 - 10:00
    Assessments methods By rating
    Descriptions of Exams

    Exam duration: 90 minutes

  • Assignment
    Valid for the following curricula:
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