Personal Economics in Practice
2nd Revised edition
Personal Economics in Practice by Edward P. Lazear
Book DescriptionEconomics is a methodology that has been applied to many areas of human behavior, and has had enormous influence on the study of organizations and human resources. Developed by much of the founding research from Edward Lazear, this economic approach in these areas adds rigor, structure, and clarifies many important issues. The goal of this text is to give the reader a rigorous framework for understanding organizational design and the management of employees. Not only will students learn and apply ideas from microeconomics, but they will also learn principles that will be valuable in their future careers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471675921
(243mm x 191mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Edward P. Lazear
Inside the Firm, Paperback (July 2016)
Personnel economics has revolutionized the teaching of human resources in business schools worldwide. Edward Lazear is a founding father of personnel economics and this volume brings together his key papers on the institutions and incentives that shape interactions between employees and employers.
Personnel Economics in Practice, Paperback (December 2014)
Personnel Economics in Practice, 3rd Edition by Edward Lazear and Michael Gibbs gives readers a rigorous framework for understanding organizational design and the management of employees.
Personnel Economics, Paperback (May 2009)
ontrary to popular opinion, human resources, in general, and personnel, in particular, are well-suited to economic analysis. Edward Lazear, who founded the subfield of personnel economics, provides a quick introduction for economists who have not studied the area.
Structure of Wages, Hardback (March 2009)» View all books by Edward P. Lazear
Examining linked employer-employee data across countries, this book analyzes labor trends and their institutional background in the United States and eight European countries. It is suitable for economists and those working in industrial organizations.
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Author Biography - Edward P. Lazear
Edward P. Lazear, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution of War, Revolution and Peace since 1985, is also the Jack Steele Parker Professor of Human Resources, Management and Economics at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. Current and founding editor of the Journal of Labor Economics, and past president of the Society of Labor Economists, Professor Lazear is the visionary leader in the field of human resource management. Michael Gibbs is Clinical Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Gibbs earned his PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago. He is a leading empirical researcher in the field of personnel economics, and has received awards for excellence in research and teaching.
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