Course syllabus DEK - Economics (FBE - 2017/2018 - post-graduate studies)

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Course code: DEK
Course title in language of instruction: Ekonomie pro DSP
Course title in Czech: Economics
Course title in English: Economics
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (0 credits), Commissional exam (0 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 0/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction: Czech, English
Level of course: doctor
Semester: 2017/2018
Name of lecturer: prof. PhDr. Kamil Fuchs, CSc. (examiner, lecturer, supervisor)
doc. Ing. Petr Rozmahel, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Pavel Syrovátka, Ph.D. (examiner, lecturer)
Prerequisites: none
Aims of the course:
The students deepen knowledge about microeconomic and macroeconomic theoretical approaches to the advanced level. The student will be able to use and develop the present-day analytical methods and apprehend the complexity of economic theory including the contemporary alternatives.
Course contents:
1.Theory of consumer behaviour: preferences, approaches to utility, budget line, optimisation, initial endowment, allocation of time, uncertainty decision, institutional and post-keynesian views of consumer behaviour (allowance 0/0)
2.Demand theory: individual and market demand, partial market equilibrium, various type of consumer demand, changes in demand (allowance 0/0)
3.Production: factors of production theory, production function, costs, revenues (allowance 0/0)
4.Firm behaviour and supply: firms behaviour under various market conditions, alternative concept of firm behaviour (managerial, behavioural, institutional, post-keynesian) (allowance 0/0)
5.Market equilibrium and price: effectiveness of markets in views of different approaches to economy (allowance 0/0)
6.Market of factors of production: impact of perfect and non-prefect competition on labour market, capital market, alternative approaches to labour market behaviour (allowance 0/0)
7.General equilibrium approach: effectiveness in consumption, effectiveness in production, general equilibrium, impacts of market failures (allowance 0/0)
8.Market failures and microeconomic policy: externalities, asymmetric information, public goods (allowance 0/0)
9.Present-day development in macroeconomics: new neo-classical macroeconomics, new Keynesian macroeconomics, post-Keynesian economics, etc. (allowance 0/0)
10.Macroeconomic equilibrium in the AS-AD and IS-LM model: neo-classical and neo-keynesian approach to aggregate supply, Keynesian and monetary approach to transmission (allowance 0/0)
11.Money in economy and the role of central bank in neo-keynesian, post-keynesian and monetary theory, exogenous and endogenous character of money (allowance 0/0)
12.Economic growth: Keynesian and neo-classical theories of economic growth, real business cycle theory (allowance 0/0)
13.Macroeconomics of an open economy: product determination is an open economy, IS-LM-BP model, capital mobility, monetary theory of balance of payments, exchange rates determination (allowance 0/0)
Learning outcomes and competences:
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Type of course unit: optional
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Total0 h0 h
Assessment methods:
Oral examination
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQSOUKUP, J.Mikroekonomická analýzaPrahaE-knihy2012978-80-905326-0-1
RQVARIAN, H R.Microeconomic analysisNew YorkNorton19920-393-95735-7
RQHOLMAN, R. et al.Dějiny ekonomického myšleníPrahaC.H. Beck200580-7179-380-9
REREES, R.MicroeconomicsNew YorkPearson Education20040-582-40487-8
REVARIAN, H R.Intermediate microeconomics: a modern approachNew YorkW.W. Norton & Co.978-0-393-93424-3
REHOLMAN, R.Mikroekonomie: středně pokročilý kurzV PrazeC.H. Beck2007978-80-7179-862-0
REHOLMAN, R.Makroekonomie: středně pokročilý kurzPrahaC.H. Beck2010978-80-7179-861-3


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