Personnel economics: A research field comes of age

@article{Grund2017PersonnelEA,
  title={Personnel economics: A research field comes of age},
  author={Christian Karl Grund and Alex Bryson and Robert Dur and Christine Harbring and Alexander K. Koch and Edward P. Lazear},
  journal={German Journal of Human Resource Management: Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Personalforschung},
  year={2017},
  volume={31},
  pages={101 - 107}
}
  • C. Grund, A. Bryson, E. Lazear
  • Published 16 January 2017
  • Economics
  • German Journal of Human Resource Management: Zeitschrift für Personalforschung
The application of economic theory and principles to firms’ human resource problems is commonplace today. Personnel economics has come a long way since its early days in the late 1970s and 1980s, when scholars developed its theoretical foundations. In this contribution and introduction to the Special Issue ‘Advances in personnel economics’ of the German Journal of Human Resource Management, we would like to illustrate the origins of the field, outline how personnel economics relates to other… 

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