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Economic Theory

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2381153 Z,ZK 5 2P+2C Czech
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Department of Management and Economics
Synopsis:

Subject Economic theory covers two main parts economics - microeconomics and macroeconomics. The aim of the microeconomic part is to create a comprehensive theoretical basis, based on microeconomic principles. Listeners will use mathematical analysis and verbal expression to describe microeconomic principles. The goal of macroeconomic analysis is a comprehensive understanding of the laws of the national economy, the use of models, static and dynamic aspects of behavior and understanding of national economic aggregates signs of economic growth, employment, inflation, globalization, economic comparison of schools and integrative aspects of macroeconomics.

Requirements:

Active participation in seminars, successful elaboration of test preparation and presentation of a paper, defence a semestral work.

Syllabus of lectures:

Content and thematic focus of the lectures:

Microeconomics:

Theory of consumer behavior: utility theory, indifference curves, the equilibrium conditions, substitution and income effects, demand function, consumer surplus. Theory of enterprise: factors of production, the marginal product and diminishing returns, production functions, the optimal situation. Analysis of expenses: fixed and variable costs, total, average and marginal costs, profit maximization, supply functions. Market theory: perfect competition, monopolistic competition, oligopoly, market equilibrium.

Macroeconomics:

The formation of macroeconomics, national economic aggregates and their importance, the functioning of the national economy by classical theory, an integrated model of Keynesian theory, the formation of the national accounts system variants national accounting, macroeconomic dynamics, monetarist theory, so-called. Modern kvantitaty theory, the main schools contemporary macroeconomics, institucionalists, new classical economics, global economic management, economic policy, macroeconomic management tools.

Syllabus of tutorials:

Consumer theory - utility and its concept. Theory of a company - factors of production, marginal products and falling yields, production functions, the optimal situation. Demand function, supply function, market equilibrium. Cost models, revenue, profit, elasticity functions in microeconomics, production functions, models of market situations, national economic aggregates, measuring inflation, unemploynment.

Study Objective:

The aim of the microeconomic part is to create a comprehensive theoretical basis, based on microeconomic principles. Listeners will use mathematical analysis and verbal expression to describe microeconomic principles. The goal of macroeconomic analysis is a comprehensive understanding of the laws of the national economy, the use of models, static and dynamic aspects of behavior and understanding of national economic aggregates signs of economic growth, employment, inflation, globalization, economic comparison of schools and integrative aspects of macroeconomics.

Study materials:

Basic

1. FRANK, Robert H. a Ben BERNANKE. Ekonomie. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2003, 803 s. ISBN 80-247-0471-4.

2. KNIHA EKONOMIE, Praha: Universum 2014. 352 s. ISBN: 978-80-242-4498-3.

3. MACÁKOVÁ,L. Mikroekonomie - základní kurz,11.vydání. Slaný: Melandrium 2009, 275s. ISBN: 978-80-86175-70-6.

4. MACÍK, Karel. Mikroekonomie. Vyd. 3., přeprac. Praha: Nakladatelství ČVUT, 2007, 202 s. ISBN 978-80-01-03806-2.

5. PAVELKA,T. Makroekonomie - základní kurz, 3.vydání, Slaný: Melandrium 2007, 278s. ISBN: 978-80-86175-58-4.

6. SAMUELSON,P., NORDHAUS,W. Ekonomie, 19.vydání, Praha: NS Svoboda 2013, 715s. ISBN 978-80-205-0629-0.

Recomended

1) AMARTYA, S. Etika a ekonomie, Praha: Vyšehrad 2002, 120s. ISBN 9788070215494.

2) BAUER,L. LIPOVSKÁ,H. MIKULÍK,M. MIKULÍK,V.Matematika v ekonomii a ekonomice, Praha: Grada 2015, 352 s. ISBN 978-80-247-4419-3.

3) HOLMAN, Robert. Dějiny ekonomického myšlení. 3. vyd. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2005, 539 s. Beckovy ekonomické učebnice. ISBN 80-7179-380-9.

4) CHAFUEN, Alejandro A. Ekonomické myšlení pozdních scholastiků Víra a svoboda. Praha: Wolters Kluwer 2011 202 s. ISBN 978 8073576561.

5) MOLITOR,B: Etika hospodářství, Praha: ČKA 1998, 182s. ISBN 80-85795-29-9.

6) SEDLÁČEK,T. Ekonomie dobra a zla, Praha: 65.pole 2012, 367s. ISBN: 978-80-87506- 10-3.

7) SOJKA,M. PUDLÁK,J. Ekonomie pro SŠ, Praha: Fortuna 2009 ISBN: 978-80-7373-013- 0.

8) URBAN,J. Teorie národního hospodářství, Praha: Wolters Kluwer 2015, 480s. ISBN: 978-80-7478-724-9.

9) VYSUŠIL, J. Národní účty a meziodvětvové vztahy. Praha: Academia, 2002.128s ISBN 800-200-1010-6.

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