2017-2018 Catalog

ECON 326 Economics of Human Resource Management

An application of economic analysis to various topics in personnel economics, including: compensation and incentives, hiring, training, downsizing/buyouts, stock options, pensions, and teams, among many others. In order to add realism to, and applications for, the analysis, students will discuss and evaluate numerous real-world mini-cases and more formal case studies. Students will be evaluated on the quality of their written work, problem sets, examinations, and discussion; a variety of class formats will be used. Note: Students who take this course may not take Professor Moore's section of ECON 495.


4 units


ECON 250