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The Economics of Organizations (MECS-475-0)
1.00 Credit
TCE BidStats

The aim of the course is to prepare PhD students to contribute to the growing field of organizational economics. We will read a selection of classic and new papers in the field, and include a mixture of theory and empirical papers. Topics may include: the provision of incentives in firms, careers and career concerns, promotions and human capital acquisition, delegation and authority, effects of strategic transmission of information within firms, and causes and effects of hierarchy.


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Academic Year Term   Session Course ID Title Sec ID   Credits Syl Instructor Times Campus Location Mand 1st Exam
2015-2016 Spring 2016 10 Weeks MECS-475-0 The Economics of Organizations 21 1 Powell, Michael Wed 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Evanston Jacobs (619) N