Incentives in Organizations

Instructor: 
Guest Instructor: 
Friederike Heiny
Time I: 
Wednesday,
10:00am to 02:00pm
Venue I: 
HU Berlin, Spandauer Str. 1, room 21a
Description: 

We study coordination and incentive problems within and between firms based on seminal and recent research papers from the fields of organizational and personnel economics. We will especially focus on coordination in hierarchies, teamwork, and economic perspectives on leadership.

Literature:
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Exam:
There will be a one-hour exam at the end of the course that students need to pass. In addition, students are required to either write a short term paper presenting an own research idea that is related to the topic of the course or write a referee report on a paper covered in the course. The course will be successfully completed if the exam and the term paper/referee report are each graded with 4.0 or better. The final grade for the course will be the average of the two grades.

Credits: 
6.00
Semester: 
Fall 2019
Affiliation: 
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin