Economics of Management and Organisation

Master Economics and Business

The latest knowledge

Do you want to make a difference in management? Are you research-oriented and eager to learn how to determine the impact of organisational choices on the performance of companies? Learn how to gain crucial insights to support effective management with the Economics of Management and Organisation programme.

This specialisation uses the latest research insights and teaches you to determine how recruitment, rewards, job design and decision-making procedures drive human behaviour at work and, by extension, organisational performance. With the skills and tools to perform theoretical and empirical analysis, you are able to recognise core drivers for managerial problems and provide and present relevant input to solve them. And not just those of today, but also 20 years from now.

Erasmus School of Economics, here’s why

This programme is ideal when you seek to gain insight into what drives human behaviour at work and how decisions affect organisational performance. The Erasmus School of Economics is unique in harbouring a large group of active researchers in the field of Organisational Economics, who are dedicated to combine excellent research with lecturing skills that inspire and enthuse. This makes the ESE the place to be in Europe for studying a programme in this field.


Upon completion, this programme has given you the skills required to provide sound advice to other organisations or actively shape and improve the structure and functioning of your organisation from a managerial position. The high-level programme is practical and relevant and allows you, for instance, to become a (better):

  • consultant
  • manager
  • analyst
  • controller
  • HR manager

"This programme turns you into a manager who knows how to run a firm and motivate people"

Are you dedicated, research-oriented and interested in a multi-disciplinary approach? Do you want to unravel the economic secrets of effective management? Do you aim for a career in consulting or management? Meet our students and find out more.