Course syllabus RRMIEA - Microeconomics in English (FRDIS - SS 2012/2013)


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Course code: RRMIEA
Course title in Czech: Microeconomics in English
Course title in English:
Microeconomics in English
Semester:
SS 2012/2013
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (6 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/2 (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:
English
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Faculty:
Teachers: Ing. Ladislava Issever Grochová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Pavel Syrovátka, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Prerequisites:
 
Timetable in this semester:
DayFrom-tillRoomField of study
Year of study
Teacher
Entry
Frequency
Capacity
Friday
8.00-11.50
Aula (ČP II.)
B-RRA-SERRA
B-RRA-SERRA
B-MTSA-MRSA
1
2
1
L. Issever Grochová
Lecture
Every week
180
Friday
13.00-16.50
Aula (ČP II.)
B-RRA-SERRA
B-RRA-SERRA
B-MTSA-MRSA
1
2
1
L. Issever GrochováLectureEvery week
180
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
This course provides systematic basics of the microeconomic theories and therefore creates theoretical-methodological presumptions for further studies of applied disciplines such as business economics, environmental economics, industrial economics, regional economics etc. Within the course, explanations and interpretations of the behaviour of economical subjects under different market structures are based on the neoclassical approach.
 
Course content:
1.
Introduction to microeconomics (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
Economics and microeconomics
b.
Market, market subjects, market mechanism
c.Time and space in economics

2.
Market for goods and services (allowance 10/18)
 
a.
Consumer behaviour, derivation of demand
b.Firm behaviour, derivation of supply
c.
Market equilibrium and market organization -- perfect and imperfect competition
d.Regional aspects of the goods and services market

3.
Market for factors of production (allowance 8/4)
 
a.
Demand and supply on the markets of factors of production
b.
Labour market
c.Capital market and income distribution
d.
Land and natural resources market
e.
Regional aspects of the production factors market

4.Market interactions (allowance 4/0)
 
a.
General equilibrium
b.
Market failures
c.Interaction of the markets on regional and supranational level

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
lecture28 h
practice28 h
consultation6 h
preparation for exam
84 h
preparation for regular assessment
22 h
Total
168 h
 
Assessment methods:
The course is completed by written examination where the student proves systematic knowledge of microeconomic issues in extend of this course. Written examination includes two parts. The first part is test contending 10 questions (20 % of student's final evaluation). In the second part, the student develops the answers to two microeconomic themes (80 % of student's final evaluation).
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total
0 %
 
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.
PARKIN, M. Microeconomics. 6th ed. Boston: Addison Wesley, 501 p. ISBN 0-321-21071-9.

Recommended:
MANKIW, N G. Principles of Economics, 6th edition. USA: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2012. 856 p. ISBN 978-0-538-45305-9.
VARIAN, H R. Intermediate microeconomics: a modern approach. 8th ed. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 739 p. ISBN 978-0-393-93424-3.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-RDE-SEDRE Socioeconomic and Environmental Development of Regions, full-time form, initial period WS 2011/2012
Field of study B-RDE-SEDRE Socioeconomic and Environmental Development of Regions, full-time form, initial period WS 2012/2013
Field of study B-ITSE-IDSE International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2012/2013
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place:
Brno


Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 01/08/2015.

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