Prof. Ph.D. Nick Zubanov

Termine (Vorlesung)

Mo 11:45 - 15:00 A 703


Participants get familiar with fundamental problems in the field of Personnel Economics. They learn how to analyze these problems and how to develop solutions. Topics covered in class are:

  • Investing in Human Capital - Why Do Firms Train?
  • Overlapping Generations in Firms - On the Benefits of a Mixed Workforce
  • Multitasking, Imperfect Performance Measurement, and Relational Contracts
  • Delegation of Authority
  • Career Concerns

Topics are based on original research papers. A solid background in microeconomic theory and basic knowledge of game theory are required.

Weitere Details zum Inhalt der Vorlesung im ZEUS


2018-04-16 (Mo) - Introduction

2018-04-23 (Mo) - Employment relationship and authority
Delegation of authority in organisations

2018-05-07 (Mo) - Leadership
Efficiency wages

2018-06-04 (Mo) - Career concerns
Intrinsic vs. extrinsic motivation

2018-06-11 (Mo) - Teams, free-riding and cooperation

2018-06-18 (Mo) - Recognition
Peer effects

2018-07-02 (Mo) - Peer effects