Course syllabus RRMAE - Macroeconomics (FRDIS - WS 2012/2013)


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Course code: RRMAE
Course title in Czech: Macroeconomics
Course title in English:
Macroeconomics
Semester:
WS 2012/2013
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 Economics (FBE)
Faculty:
Teachers:
Mgr. Jaroslav Bil (instructor)
doc. Ing. Jiří Blažek, CSc. (lecturer)
Ing. Aleš Franc, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Kamil Fuchs, CSc. (lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites:
none
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-tillRoom
Field of study
Year of studyGroup
Teacher
EntryFrequency
Capacity
Note
Monday
11.00-12.50
Z9 (ČP II.)
B-RR
B-RR
B-MTS-MRS
B-MTS
B-MTS
2
3
1
2
3
 
 
2
 
 
Seminar
Odd week
29
 
Monday
11.00-12.50Z9 (ČP II.)
B-RR
B-RR
B-MTS-MRS
B-MTS
B-MTS
2
3
1
2
3
 
 
1
 
 
Seminar
Even week29 
Monday
15.00-16.50
Z9 (ČP II.)
B-RR
B-RR
B-MTS-MRS
B-MTS
B-MTS
2
3
1
2
3
 
 
4
 
 
Seminar
Even week
29
 
Monday
15.00-16.50
Z9 (ČP II.)
B-RR
B-RR
B-MTS-MRS
B-MTS
B-MTS
2
3
1
2
3
 
 
3
 
 
Seminar
Odd week29
 
Thursday9.00-10.50Z9 (ČP II.)B-RR-SERR
B-RR
B-RR
B-MTS
B-MTS
1
2
3
2
3
2
 
 
 
 
J. BilSeminar
Odd week
29
 
Thursday
9.00-10.50
Z9 (ČP II.)
B-RR-SERR
B-RR
B-RR
B-MTS
B-MTS
1
2
3
2
3
3
 
 
 
 
J. BilSeminarEven week
29
 
Thursday11.00-12.50Z3 (ČP II.)B-RR-SERR
B-RR
B-RR
B-MTS
B-MTS
1
2
3
2
3
6
 
 
 
 
J. Bil
Seminar
Even week
35
 
Thursday
11.00-12.50
Z3 (ČP II.)B-RR-SERR
B-RR
B-RR
B-MTS
B-MTS
1
2
3
2
3
1
 
 
 
 
J. BilSeminarOdd week35 
Thursday
15.00-16.50
Q01
B-RR-SERR
B-MTS-MRS
1
1
 
 
A. Franc
Lecture
Every week
361
 
Friday
7.00-8.50
Q03
B-RR-SERR
B-MTS-MRS
1
1
 
 
J. Blažek
Lecture
Every week170Přednáška bude probíhat od bloku B
Friday
9.00-10.50Z7 (ČP II.)
B-RR-SERR
1
5
A. Franc
Seminar
Even week30 
Friday
9.00-10.50
Z7 (ČP II.)
B-RR-SERR
1
4
Seminar
Odd week
30
 
Friday
11.00-12.50
Z2 (ČP II.)
B-RR-SERR
1
7
A. FrancSeminar
Odd week
30
 
 
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 exam56 h
preparation for regular assessment
35 h
preparation for regular testing21 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).
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement typeDaily attendance
Total
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
JUREČKA, V. et al. Makroekonomie. 1st ed. Praha: Grada, 2010. 332 p. Expert. ISBN 978-80-247-3258-9.

Recommended:
HELÍSEK, M. Makroekonomie: základní kurs. 1st ed. Slaný: Melandrium, 2000. 320 p. ISBN 80-86175-10-3.
MANKIW, N G. Zásady ekonomie. 1st ed. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2000. 763 p. ISBN 80-7169-891-1.
HOLMAN, R. Ekonomie. 4th ed. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2005. 709 p. ISBN 80-7179-891-6.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-ITS-IDSA International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2012/2013
Field of study B-RD-SEDR Socioeconomic and Environmental Development of Regions, full-time form, initial period WS 2012/2013
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
WS 2020/2021, WS 2019/2020, WS 2018/2019, WS 2017/2018, WS 2016/2017, WS 2015/2016 (and older)
Teaching place:
Brno


Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 09/27/2012.

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