Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Advanced Business Economics

General Information


During this seminar you will have four tasks. You are required to:

You will be assigned a research topic that deals with an economic problem in the field of business economics. In your paper, you are required to explain the economic problem that underlies the assigned topic, accompanied by a critical review of the pertinent literature.

 

Seminar Application

 

Seminar Organization & documents

Note that participation in the seminar's launch session and presentation sessions is absolutely mandatory!

 

Seminar Topics (selection)*:

  1. Should executive pay be capped?
  2. Should employees be offered stock options as part of their pay?
  3. Implications of the minimum wage on the labor market.
  4. Why do many firms pay fixed wages when economic theory considers variable pay schemes to be more efficient?
  5. How should teams be incentivized?
  6. Should variable pay depend on individual or comparative performance?

* After signing the registration form at the launch session, you may send us an e-mail indicating your two most preferred topics. (Disclaimer: We cannot guarantee that you will be assigned one of these topics.)

Letzte Änderung: 12.09.2018 - Contact Person: Webmaster