Course syllabus MA1 - Macroeconomics I (FBE - SS 2018/2019)


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Course code:
MA1
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)
part-time, 16/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
bachelor
Course type: required
Type of delivery:
usual
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Czech
Course supervisor: prof. PhDr. Kamil Fuchs, CSc.
Course supervising department:
Department of Economics (FBE)
Faculty: Faculty of Business and Economics
Teachers:
Ing. Jitka Dušková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Kamil Fuchs, CSc. (examiner, supervisor)
Ing. Veronika Kajurová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
Ing. Michal Mádr, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Radek Náplava (examiner, instructor)
Prerequisites:
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-till
Room
Field of study
Year of study
Group
Teacher
Entry
Frequency
Capacity
Monday
11.00-12.50
Q01
Lecture
Every week
400
Monday
13.00-13.50
Q35
J. DuškováSeminarEvery week30
Monday
14.00-14.50
Q35
J. DuškováSeminarEvery week
30
Tuesday
11.00-11.50
Q46
B-EM-ME
 
1
1
21
 
Seminar
Every week
30
Tuesday
12.00-12.50
Q46
Seminar
Every week
30
Tuesday
13.00-14.50
Q01
B-EM-ME
 
 
 
1
1
2
3
 
 
 
 
J. Dušková, M. MádrLectureEvery week400
Tuesday15.00-15.50
Q46
M. MádrSeminar
Every week
30
Tuesday
16.00-16.50
Q46
Seminar
Every week
30
Wednesday11.00-11.50Q48
R. Náplava
Seminar
Every week
30
Wednesday
12.00-12.50
Q48
R. NáplavaSeminar
Every week
30
Wednesday
13.00-13.50
Q22
SeminarEvery week30
Wednesday
13.00-13.50Q48
V. KajurováSeminar
Every week
30
Wednesday
14.00-14.50Q48SeminarEvery week
30
Wednesday
14.00-14.50
Q22
R. NáplavaSeminarEvery week30
Wednesday
15.00-15.50
Q48
SeminarEvery week
30
Wednesday
16.00-16.50
Q48
V. KajurováSeminarEvery week30
Thursday9.00-9.50Q22
Seminar
Every week
30
Thursday
10.00-10.50
Q22
SeminarEvery week
30
Thursday
11.00-11.50
Q32
J. Dušková
Seminar
Every week
30
Thursday
12.00-12.50
Q32
J. Dušková
Seminar
Every week
30
Friday
9.00-12.50
Q22
J. Dušková
Lecture
Occasionally
120
Friday
11.00-11.50Q44B-EM-ME
 
1
1
22
 
M. MádrSeminar
Every week
30
Friday
12.00-12.50
Q44
M. MádrSeminarEvery week30
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Students should acquire knowledge on basic macroeconomic concepts. Emphasis is placed on understanding of economic mechanism. Students should identify short-run and long-run impact of specific factors affecting economic environment.
 
Course content:
1.
Introduction to Macroeconomics and Economic Activity (allowance 6/3)
 
a.Introduction to macroeconomics. Role of the state in the economy
b.
Measuring the value of economic activity
c.
Consumption, investments and equilibrium output

2.Money and Money Market (allowance 4/2)
 
a.
Origin and development of money
b.Money demand
c.
The banking system and money supply

3.
Macroeconomic Equilibrium and Economic Growth (allowance 4/2)
 
a.
AD-AS model
b.
Macroeconomic equilibrium and economic growth
c.
Business cycles

4.
Inflation and its Consequences (allowance 2/1)
 
a.Concept of inflation in economics
b.
Relation of inflation, macroeconomic output and unemployment

5.
Open Economy (allowance 4/2)
 
a.
Exchange rates and their macroeconomic effects
b.
Balance of payments

6.
Role of the State in the Market System (allowance 8/4)
 
a.
Public budgets and taxes
b.State budget and effects of government expenditures
c.Monetary policy of central bank

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
lecture
42 h
16 h
practice
14 h
0 h
consultation
10 h
20 h
preparation for exam
72 h
132 h
preparation for regular testing
30 h
0 h
Total168 h168 h
 
Assessment methods:
Student need to pass an exam. The exam consists of written and oral part. Emphasis is placed on written part where students must obtain at least 50 % of maximum points to pass. Acquired points comprise the base for final evaluation: A (at least 90 %), B (80 %), C (70 %), D (60 %), E (50 %). If student doesn't acquire minimal needed points at written part, he/she must repeat the exam. In case of evaluation E, student must pass an oral examination. If other successful students want to improve their evaluation, they must attend the oral exam.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
Total
0 %
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
HOLMAN, R. Ekonomie. 5th ed. V Praze: C.H. Beck, 2011. 696 p. Beckovy ekonomické učebnice. ISBN 978-80-7400-006-5.
MANKIW, N G. Zásady ekonomie. 1st ed. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2000. 763 p. ISBN 80-7169-891-1.

Recommended:
JUREČKA, V. et al. Makroekonomie. 1st ed. Praha: Grada, 2010. 332 p. Expert. ISBN 978-80-247-3258-9.
MANKIW, N G. Principles of Economics, 6th edition. USA: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2012. 856 p. ISBN 978-0-538-45305-9.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-SE-EI Economic informatics, full-time form, initial period WS 2017/2018
Field of study B-EM-TM Tourism Management, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study B-EM-ME Economics and Management, part-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study B-EPA-F Finances, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study B-EM-TM Trade management, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study B-EM-ME Economics and Management, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study B-EM-SE Social economics, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study B-EPA-PA Public administration, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study B-EM-ME Economics and Management, full-time form, initial period SS 2018/2019
Field of study B-EM-ME Economics and Management, part-time form, initial period SS 2018/2019
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place:
Brno


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