Course syllabus DETA - History of Economic Theories (FBE - SS 2018/2019)


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Course code:
DETA
Course title in Czech: History of Economic Theories
Course title in English: History of Economic Theories
Semester:
SS 2018/2019
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (4 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
master continuing
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:
Course supervising department:
Faculty:
Faculty of Business and Economics
Teachers:
doc. Ing. Luděk Kouba, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Ing. Bc. Martin Machay, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Prerequisites:
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-till
Room
Field of study
Year of study
Group
Teacher
Entry
FrequencyCapacityNote
Tuesday
13.00-14.50
Q42
M. MachayLectureEvery week
60
 
Tuesday
15.00-15.50
Q48
N-EMAJ-MEAJ
1
71
M. Machay
Seminar
Every week30
 
Tuesday
16.00-16.50
Q48
M. MachaySeminar
Every week
30
erasmus
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The course systematically explains the history of economic thought for the birth of classical political economics till the present day attitudes. The course is focused on complex understanding of mainstream theories and their consequences. The development of theory is used to deepen critical thinking in the field of economics.
 
Course content:
1.
Classical political economics and forerunners (allowance 2/2)
2.German historical school (allowance 2/0)
3.Marx political economics (allowance 2/0)
4.
Marginal revolution and neoclassical economics (allowance 2/2)
5.Austrian and neo-Austrian school (allowance 4/2)
6.
J.M.Keynes and neoclassical macroeconomics (allowance 2/2)
7.
Post-keynesian economics (allowance 2/2)
8.Neo-ricardian economics (allowance 2/0)
9.
Neoclassical rebirth and neoclassical approaches after WWII (allowance 4/4)
10.American institutionalism (allowance 2/0)
11.
New institutional economics (allowance 2/0)
12.
French structuralist approach (allowance 2/0)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture28 h
practice
14 h
preparation for exam
40 h
preparation for regular assessment
30 h
Total
112 h
 
Assessment methods:
Two partial written tests during the study period, at least 10 points in total from 20 available are required to obtain the credit plus active seminar participation. In the case of failure, the student can write one correction test, 50% success is minimum to obtain the credit. The course is finalised by an exam consisting a written test followed by oral examination. To pass the written part of the exam student must get the minimum of 25 from 50 points.

Grading will go as follows: (A) at least 63 points from all course activities, (B) 56, (C) 49, (D) 42 and (E) at least 35 points, else (F). Oral examination can change your grade by up to two degrees. For example from C to A, from E to C or from C to E.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement typeDaily attendance
Total
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
The wealth of ideas: a history of economic thought. 1st ed. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2006. 582 p. ISBN 978-0-521-69187-1.
An outline of the history of economic thought. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. 559 p. ISBN 0-19-927914-4.
A concise history of economic thought: from mercantilism to monetarism. Basingstoke, Hampshire [u.a.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. 339 p. ISBN 1-4039-8739-4.

Recommended:
BLAUG, M. Economic theory in retrospect. 5th ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. 725 p. ISBN 0-521-57153-7.
A brief history of economics : artful approaches to the dismal science. Singapore: World Scientific, 2001. 481 p. ISBN 981-02-3848-7.
SCHUMPETER, J A. -- PERLMAN, M. History of economic analysis. New York: Oxford University Press, 1260 p. ISBN 978-0-19-510559-9.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-EMAJ-MEEN Business Economics and Management, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study C-EMAJ-MEEN Business Economics and Management, full-time form, initial period SS 2018/2019
 
Course listed in previous semesters: SS 2020/2021, SS 2019/2020, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017 (and older)
Teaching place: Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 02/16/2019.

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