Organizational Economics (12146)


Organizational economics enables students to solve problems in the business world, e. g. to analyze conflicts in company cooperations. In the process, they learn various tools that help them to identify and discuss these "organizational problems" and to come up with proposals for solutions. The theories of New Institutional Economics, Property Rights Theory, Transaction Cost Theory and Principal-Agent Theory, as well as Game Theory,  form the instruments of the students. After the end of the course, the students are able to independently transfer their acquired competencies to unknown problems.

Learning goals: 

ContentCritical thinkingCommunicationSocial and ethical behaviour  Quantitative research
Research based problem solving Type of lecture (compulsory or elective)

Exam und Credits:

  • MAP (exam, 90 min.)
  • Credits: 6


every summer term


Also available as 38406 (4CPs, weeks 1-10 of the course are relevant for the examination).

Link to syllabus: 

Further information can be found in the current module description.