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Jason Abrevaya, Chair 2225 Speedway, Stop C3100, Austin, TX 78712 • Admin: 512-471-3211 & Advising: 512-471-2973

Fall 2005

ECO 376M • Personnel Economics

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
31905 -TBA


Course Description

Economics 376M is a course in personnel economics. We will use economic theory to analyze how profit-maximizing firms make decisions involving human resources. Among the topics to be covered are the following: Neoclassical labor demand theory, Recruiting, hiring, and job design, Training and investment in workers' human capital, Compensation, promotion, and provision of incentives, Nonwage job attributes and fringe benefits.


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