Course syllabus EBA-OTEK - English Terminology: Economics (FBE - WS 2020/2021)


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Course code:
EBA-OTEK
Course title in Czech:
English Terminology: Economics
Course title in English:
English Terminology: Economics
Semester:
WS 2020/2021
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Fulfillment of requirements (2 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 0/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course: bachelor
Course type: optional
Type of delivery:
usual
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad: not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Course supervisor:
Ing. Bc. Martin Machay, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Faculty:
Teachers:
Ing. Bc. Martin Machay, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, supervisor)
Prerequisites: not Final Bachelor Exam and not Specialized Seminary - Economics
 
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim of the course is the introduction to English terminology used in the theory of economics. Students acquire an essential part of English terminology from the area of microeconomics, macroeconomics and economic policy. Mastering the terminology will enable students to resolve economic issues in English language in their future profession.
 
Course content:
1.Microeconomic part (allowance 0/14)
 
a.
Economics as a Science; Market Mechanism; Supply and Demand
b.
Human Nature and Utility; Neuroeconomics
c.
Consumer; Preferences; Indifference Analysis; Individual Demand
d.Entrepreneur; Firm; Market Structure; Supply
e.
Markets for Factors of Production; General Equilibrium
f.
Market Failures

2.
Macroeconomic part (allowance 0/8)
 
a.Unemployment
b.
Economic Growth
c.
Inflation; Money; Banking System
d.AS-AD Model; Economic Policies

3.
Applied economics' part (allowance 0/6)
 
a.
The End of Growth
b.The Resource Economics - The Resources Depletion
c.
Final Test

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
practice
28 h
preparation for regular assessment18 h
writing of seminar paper
10 h
Total
56 h
 
Assessment methods:
Student will pass the course after collecting at least 18 points in a sum of three activities over the semester (60 %). First, activity in the classes - 18 points. Second, a one-page essay on an impacted economic article related to the student's bachelor thesis - 6 points. Third, final test - 6 points. None of these three activities has a minimum limit required.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Active lecture/seminar/workshop/tutorial participation
60 %
Term paper20 %
Final test20 %
Total
100 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
ŠEVELA, M. Microeconomics I : (introductory course). Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2012. 120 p. ISBN 978-80-7157-819-2.
ROZMAHEL, P. Macroeconomics. In Brno: Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, 2004. 135 p. ISBN 80-7157-817-7.

Recommended:
SCREPANTI, E. -- ZAMAGNI, S. -- FIELD, D. An outline of the history of economic thought. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2004. 441 p. ISBN 0-19-877455-9.
FRANK, R H. Microeconomics and behavior. 9th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Education, 2015. 631 p. Series in economics (The McGraw-Hill/Irwin). ISBN 978-1-259-25393-5.
MACHAY, M. English Terminology: Economics. Brno: Ústav ekonomie PEF MENDELU, 2020. 53 s. E-opora.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
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Course listed in previous semesters:
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Teaching place:
Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 05/22/2020.

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