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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Economy in Technology

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00EKOT Z 1 2+0
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Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering
Synopsis:

The course introduces the basics of micro- and macroeconomics.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1. Introduction to economics.

2. Market, market mechanism and its elements.

3. Theory of consumer.

4. Production and cost functions in short and long terms.

5. Income, profit.

6. Firms in perfect competition.

7. Firms in imperfect competition.

8. Factors of production and respective markets.

9. Market failures and microeconomic policies.

10. Macroeconomic agregates. Total expenditure and product.

11. Money and money market.

12. Economic growth and economic cycle.

13. Unemployment.

14. Inflation.

15. Open economy, exchange rates, outer economic balance.

16. Monetary policy.

16. Government budget, fiscal policy.

17. International trade policy.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Students should understand the market mechanism and market subjects' behavior in both, model and real situation, understand basic phenomena in economy, and ways that government can use to influence the economy.

Study materials:

[1] Holman, R: Základy ekonomie - pro studenty vyšších odborných škol a neekonomických fakult VŠ, C.H. Beck, třetí vydání, 2015.

[2] Liška, V., Sedláček, M.: Ekonomie pro techniky, Professional publishing, třetí vydání, 2010.

Note:
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