Course syllabus RRMAE - Macroeconomics (FRDIS - WS 2020/2021)Help


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Course code:
RRMAE
Course title in Czech: Macroeconomics
Course title in English:
Macroeconomics
Semester:
WS 2020/2021
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (6 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 3/1 (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:
Czech
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department: Department of Regional and Business Economics (FRDIS)
Faculty: Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Teachers:
prof. Dr. Ing. Libor Grega (supervisor)
Ing. Radka Redlichová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, tutor)
Ing. Vojtěch Tamáš, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Ing. Olesya Tarasenko (instructor, tutor)
Prerequisites:
none
 
Timetable in this semester:
DayFrom-tillRoomField of studyYear of studyGroupTeacherEntry
Frequency
Capacity
Tuesday
9.00-10.50Z9 (ČP II.)2
3
 
 
O. Tarasenko
Seminar
Even week
30
Tuesday9.00-10.50
Z9 (ČP II.)
B-METS
B-METS
1
1
21
22
Seminar
Odd week
53
Wednesday
9.00-10.50Z2 (ČP II.)
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
3
4
5
Seminar
Even week
40
Wednesday
9.00-10.50Z2 (ČP II.)B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
1
1
1
1
1
10
6
7
8
9
Seminar
Odd week
40
Wednesday
11.00-12.50
Z2 (ČP II.)
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
1
1
1
1
1
16
17
18
19
20
Seminar
Even week
40
Wednesday
11.00-12.50Z2 (ČP II.)B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
1
1
1
1
1
11
12
13
14
15
SeminarOdd week40
Thursday10.00-11.50Z2 (ČP II.)B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
1
1
1
1
1
1
17
2
3
4
Seminar
Odd week
39
Thursday
10.00-11.50
Z2 (ČP II.)
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
1
1
1
1
1
18
5
6
7
8
V. TamášSeminarEven week39
Thursday
12.00-13.50Z2 (ČP II.)
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
1
1
1
1
1
13
14
15
16
20
V. TamášSeminar
Odd week
39
Thursday
12.00-13.50
Z2 (ČP II.)B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
1
1
1
1
1
10
11
12
19
9
Seminar
Even week
39
Thursday
15.00-17.50
Virtuální učebna
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-RER
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
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B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
B-METS
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1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
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1
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1
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1
1
1
1
2
3
1
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
2
20
3
4
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8
9
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10
11
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13
14
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18
19
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20
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22
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9
 
 
LectureEvery week
400
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The main goal of the course is to introduce students to basic knowledge of macroeconomics and enable them to understand mechanism of market economy. Successful completion of the course should help students to understand and assess information about economic development published in economic newspapers and journals.
 
Course content:
1.
Introduction to Macroeconomics (allowance 6/2)
 
a.Basic Economic Concepts and Relationships
b.
Circulation in Macroeconomics
c.
Measurement Macroeconomic Output

2.
Macroeconomic Equilibrium (allowance 6/2)
 
a.
Aggregate Expenditures and Product in Equilibrium
b.
AS-AD Model

3.
Economic Growth (allowance 3/1)
4.
Macroeconomic Instability: Causes and Consequences (allowance 12/4)
 
a.
Economic Cycle
b.
Money
c.Inflation
d.
Unemployment

5.
Macroeconomic Policy (allowance 9/3)
 
a.
Goals of Economic Policy
b.
Fiscal Policy
c.Monetary Policy

6.
External Economic Policy (allowance 6/2)
 
a.
International Trade
b.
Exchange Rates

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture
42 h
practice
14 h
preparation for exam
56 h
preparation for regular assessment
35 h
preparation for regular testing
21 h
Total
168 h
 
Assessment methods:
Students will sit for two in-term written tests (max 25 points each, 30 minutes to complete). Students can get max 5 extra point for activity and knowledge demonstrated in seminars. To be admitted to final written exam they must reach 25 points. In final test students must gain 25 points to pass (max 50 points, 60 minutes to complete). If the student present extraorinary activity, that exceed the normal study duties, the lecturer could evaluate this by up to 5 extra points. These points will be added to the total sum of points obtained from credit tests. Every point above 35 points (from in-term written tests) is added to the final evaluation score.

Final grade of the final written exam:
45 or more points = final grade "A",
40 - 44,5 points = final grade "B",
35 - 39,5 points = final grade "C",
30 - 34.5 points = final grade "D",
25 - 29,5 points = final grade "E",
24.5 or less points = final grade "F".
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
JUREČKA, V. et al. Makroekonomie. 2nd ed. Praha: Grada, 2013. 342 p. Expert. ISBN 978-80-247-4386-8.
POŠTA, V. -- SIRŮČEK, P. Makroekonomie: základní kurz : cvičebnice. 2nd ed. Slaný: Melandrium, 2008. 288 p. ISBN 978-80-86175-60-7.
HOLMAN, R. et al. Dějiny ekonomického myšlení. 3rd ed. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2005. 539 p. ISBN 80-7179-380-9.

Recommended:
HOLMAN, R. Ekonomie. 4th ed. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2005. 709 p. ISBN 80-7179-891-6.
SOUKUP, J. et al. Makroekonomie. 2nd ed. Praha: Management Press, 2010. 518 p. ISBN 978-80-7261-219-2.
SOUKUP, J. et al. Makroekonomie: moderní přístup. 1st ed. Praha: Management Press, 2007. 514 p. ISBN 978-80-7261-174-4.
SOJKA, M. Dějiny ekonomických teorií. 1st ed. Praha: Havlíček Brain Team, 2010. 541 p. ISBN 978-80-87109-21-2.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Programme B-RED Regional Development, full-time form, initial period WS 2020/2021
Programme B-INTS International Territorial Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2020/2021
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place:
Brno


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