Sylabus predmetu MA1A - Macroeconomics I (FBE - SS 2018/2019)


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Course code:
MA1A
Course title in Czech:
Macroeconomics I
Course title in English:
Macroeconomics I
Semester:
SS 2018/2019
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (6 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, period A 2/1, period B 4/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
bachelor
Course type: required
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction: English
Course supervisor: doc. Ing. Petr Rozmahel, Ph.D.
Course supervising department: Department of Economics (FBE)
Faculty:
Teachers:
Ing. Dennis Nchor, MSc., Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
doc. Ing. Petr Rozmahel, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Prerequisites: not Final Bachelor Exam
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-till
Room
Field of study
Year of study
Group
Teacher
Entry
Frequency
Capacity
Tuesday
9.00-10.50
Q23
B-EMAJ-MEAJ
 
 
1
1
2
21
 
 
Lecture
Every week
48
Tuesday
11.00-12.50
Q23
B-EMAJ-MEAJ
 
 
1
1
2
21
 
 
Seminar
Every week48
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Students acquire knowledge on basic macroeconomic concepts, problems
and relations among them with support of theoretical models. The knowledge of basic concepts and terms enable students to describe and explain economic phenomenons. Emphasis is placed on understanding of economic mechanism. Result is to identify effect of separate factors to macroeconomic environment in shortrun and in longrun. They also learn about macroeconomic policies and their application by solving the problem of economic stability. Student should understand economic news in newspaper and also in economic magazins.
 
Course content:
1.The basic principles on Genesis and Development of Economic Theories (allowance 4/2)
2.
Model AS--AD (allowance 2/1)
3.Measurement of National Income and National Product, National Product Determination (allowance 2/1)
4.
The Role of Money Market within Economic System (allowance 4/2)
5.
Economic Growth and Economic Cycles (allowance 4/1)
6.Price Level and Inflation (allowance 2/1)
7.
Unemployment in Market Economy, Relation between Unemployment and Inflation (allowance 6/1)
8.Macroeconomic Policies (allowance 1/0)
9.
Monetary Policy (allowance 4/1)
10.
Fiscal Policy (allowance 2/1)
11.
IS--LM Model (allowance 4/1)
12.
Income Policy (allowance 1/0)
13.International Trade Policy (allowance 2/1)
14.
Effectivity of Macroeconomic Policy (allowance 4/1)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
lecture
42 h
practice
14 h
consultation
10 h
preparation for exam66 h
preparation for regular assessment36 h
Total168 h
 
Assessment methods:
Student need to pass an exam. The exam consists of written and oral part. written part you need to acquire at least 25 points from 50. Acquired points (for full-time student plus points from credit) comprise the base for final evaluation.
If student doesn't acquire minimal needed points at written part or if he/she doesn't satisfactorily answer questions at oral part, he/she must repeat the exam. There is first and second resit.

Credit: Student have to acquire 25 points from 50. You can acquire points in two midterm tests (25 points are maximum in each one). There is one opportunity to repair credit - repetition of midterm test (one test - max 50 points).
Tests consist of open and text questions, graphs and numericals.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement typeDaily attendance
Total0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
MANKIW, N G. Macroeconomics. 7th ed. New York, NY: Worth, 2009. 598 p. ISBN 978-1-4292-3812-0.
BURDA, M C. -- WYPLOSZ, C. Macroeconomics: a european text. 5th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. 543 p. ISBN 978-0-19-923682-4.

Recommended:
PARKIN, M. Microeconomics. 6th ed. Boston: Addison Wesley, 501 p. ISBN 0-321-21071-9.
KRUGMAN, P R. -- WELLS, R. Macroeconomics. 1st ed. New York, NY: Worth Publishers, 2005. 488 p. ISBN 0-7167-5228-X.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-EMEN-MEEN Business Economics and Management, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
SS 2019/2020, WS 2019/2020, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, WS 2016/2017 (and older)
Teaching place:
Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 12/05/2018.

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