Course syllabus RRMIE - Microeconomics (FRDIS - SS 2012/2013)


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Course title: Microeconomics
Semester: SS 2012/2013
Course supervisor: doc. Ing. Pavel Syrovátka, Ph.D.
Supervising department: Department of Economics (FBE)
Time allowance: full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Prerequisites for registration: not Microeconomics in English and not SBZ
Type of study: usual, consulting
Form of teaching: lecture, seminar
Mode of completion and credits: Exam (6 credits)
 
Course objective:
This course provides systematic basics of the microeconomic theories and therefore creates theoretical-methodological presumptions for further studies of applied disciplines such as business economics, environmental economics, industrial economics, regional economics etc. Within the course, explanations and interpretations of the behaviour of economical subjects under different market structures are based on the neoclassical approach.
 
Course content:
1.Introduction to microeconomics (allowance 2/2)
 
a.Economics and microeconomics
b.Market, market subjects, market mechanism
c.Time and space in economics

2.Market for goods and services (allowance 10/18)
 
a.Consumer behaviour, derivation of demand
b.Firm behaviour, derivation of supply
c.Market equilibrium and market organization -- perfect and imperfect competition
d.Regional aspects of the goods and services market

3.Market for factors of production (allowance 8/4)
 
a.Demand and supply on the markets of factors of production
b.Labour market
c.Capital market and income distribution
d.Land and natural resources market
e.Regional aspects of the production factors market

4.Market interactions (allowance 4/0)
 
a.General equilibrium
b.Market failures
c.Interaction of the markets on regional and supranational level

 
Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     practice28 h
     consultation6 h
Self-study
     preparation for exam84 h
     preparation for regular assessment22 h
Total168 h
 
Key words:
none
 
Course completion:
The course is completed by written examination where the student proves systematic knowledge of microeconomic issues in extend of this course.
 
Course methods: The course is traditionally divided into the lectures and seminars. Lectures are focused on the explanation of the theoretical principles of behavior of economical subjects in the frame of market economy. Seminars contents the practical applications based on examples related to the real market environment.
 
Reading list:
Basic:
MACÁKOVÁ, L. et al. Mikroekonomie: základní kurs. 11th ed. Slaný: Melandrium, 2010. 275 p. ISBN 978-80-86175-70-6.
ŠEVELA, M. Mikroekonomie I: (úvodní kurz). 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2011. 154 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-494-5.

Recommended:
JUREČKA, V. et al. Mikroekonomie. 1st ed. Praha: Grada, 2010. 359 p. Expert. ISBN 978-80-247-3259-6.
MANKIW, N G. Principles of Economics, 6th edition. USA: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2012. 856 p. ISBN 978-0-538-45305-9.
ŽÍTEK, V. Regionální ekonomie a politika: distanční studijní opora. 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, Ekonomicko-správní fakulta, 2004. 156 p. ISBN 80-210-3478-5.

Study plans:
B-RD-SEDR Socioeconomic and Environmental Development of Regions, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2011/2012
B-ITS-IDSA International Development Studies, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2012/2013
B-RD-SEDR Socioeconomic and Environmental Development of Regions, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2012/2013
 
Run in the period of: WS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, WS 2016/2017, SS 2015/2016, SS 2014/2015, WS 2014/2015   (and older)
Course tutor: Mgr. Jaroslav Bil (examiner, instructor)
Ing. Tomáš Krištofóry (examiner, instructor)
doc. Ing. Pavel Syrovátka, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Teaching language: Czech
Town: Brno


Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 01/08/2015.

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