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Personnel Economics

Personnel economics applies economic tools to topics from human resource management. This course provides an introduction to a wide range of topics relevant to HR managers, such as recruiting and hiring, training investments, or payment schemes

Underlying economic theories as well as empirical evidence will be discussed in the course. After successful completion of the course, the student should: - understand how economic theory can be used to analyze questions from human resource management, such as recruiting and hiring, training investments, and pay-ment schemes. - understand how human resource practices can be analyzed empirically. - be able to apply theoretical and empirical findings to real-life cases.- be able to read and critically review research papers using an personnel economics approach.

Regarding teaching from December 23 and onwards

Due to the pandemic we urge you as a student to keep yourself updated what applies to your course via the course page in Athena. If you have any questions please contact the course responsible or the Student Affairs Office studentexp@sociology.su.se. Due to the circumstances changes may occur quickly and information may come with a short notice.