Langlois Economics of Organization Course

15 February 2008 at 10:11 am 2 comments

| Peter Klein |

Don’t you wish you could sign up? Fortunately the reading list and slides are available to all. And check out this great homework assignment.

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  • 1. david  |  15 February 2008 at 3:09 pm

    I have always wondered how long it takes him to get through that slide show. Fourteen months? That is such a spectacular display.

    On a related note: Are there undergraduate economics of organizations texts / sources that are not so firm-centric? I’m teaching an orgs course this fall and the Brickley, Smith, Zimmerman looks to have a lot of great elements, but I think there is some expectation of focusing on public orgs (bureacracy) and NGOs.

  • 2. Peter Klein  |  15 February 2008 at 4:06 pm

    David, Besanko et al’s _Economics of Strategy_ and Acs and Gerlowski’s _Managerial Economics and Organization_ are worthy competitors to Brickley et al. but are equally firm-centric. Gary Miller’s _Managerial Dilemmas_ might be better for a general course on organizations but is aimed more at the graduate level, I believe.

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