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Term Subject Catalog # Title Credits / Units
Summer 2022 ECON 226 Organizational Economics 4 cr.
Class Session Time Syllabus
1 5-week Summer Mon - Fri ECON-226


This course gives a fundamental introduction and analysis to the theories of organizations relying on economic thinking, mostly from the perspective of modern for-profit firms, but also involving some discussion on non-profit organizations and institutions. Students will explore why organizations is set up, how to attract and motivate the right employee working efficiently for the firm and how to evaluate the performance of the organization. Topics discussed including the foundation of company and main economic theory of organizations(transaction costs theory, property right theory, contract theory), incentives, and boundary of firm, corporate governance and performance evaluation system.