THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2009/2010
Personnel Economics (P01211)
The module will examine the theories and empirical evidence concerning the way incentives are structured within organisations. This is an active area of current research, and will be of interest to students interested in the application of incentive theory in the real world.
? Pre-requisites : Macroeconomics 1 and 2, Quantitative Methods 1 and 2 and Microeconomics 1 and 2, SGPE Postgraduates, OR by permission of the Programme Director.
? Normal year taken : Postgraduate
? Contact Teaching Time : 3 hour(s) per week for 6 weeks
All of the following classes
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Knowledge and understanding of the operation of internal labour markets, the nature and extent of competition within organisations, team work and remuneration schemes, promotion and progression and executive pay.
Final examination in the April/May diet
Contact and Further Information
The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.
Ms Marie Craft
Prof Andy Snell
Course Website : http://www.sgpe.ac.uk
School Website : http://www.ed.ac.uk/econ/
College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/