Economics of Management and Organisation

The Master’s specialisation Economics of Management and Organisation is an ambitious programme aimed at preparing students for positions in management. The combination of economic theory, empirical techniques, and practical applications provides valuable insights in how firms should be run.

Why Economics of Management and Organisation?

  • The programme is suitable for students interested in organisational economics as well as for students who wish to learn what drives standard practice in management accounting and control.
  • Of crucial importance for any organisation is the ability and willingness of its employees to pursue the goals of the organisation. The core course Economics of Organisations covers many relevant topics related to employees, including recruitment and retention, motivation using monetary incentives as well as non-monetary incentives, performance evaluation, human capital formation, and job assignment.
  • Students acquire essential skills for a wide variety of jobs in the private and public sector.
  • Graduates are expected to actively shape and improve the structure and functioning of their organisation, or to provide sound advice to other organisations as consultants.

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MSc in Economics and Business
dr. Josse Delfgaauw
Full Time (1 year)

What our students say

'The courses Game Theory and Applied Econometrics pave the way for research on a wide range of topics in the field of Economics of Organisations.
These courses provided me with an extended toolbox to make me able to thoroughly analyse the specific economic phenomena I am interested in.'

Nicky Hoogveld