Course: Microeconomics

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Course title Microeconomics
Course code KEM/9EK1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Nový Miloš, Ing. et Ing.
  • Tesařová Vendula, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Martinčík David, JUDr. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Jarý Čestmír, PhDr.
  • Svoboda Milan, Ing. Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
- Introduction to economics, the object of general economics theory, basic economic relationships - Market and market system - Behaviour of a consumer and formation of demand - Production analysis, analysis of costs, revenues and profit - A company under perfect competition, formation of supply curve - Equilibrium in perfect competitive market - A company under imperfect competition - Monopoly, Oligopoly, monopolists competition, alternative goal of a company - Formation of prices in the market of production factors - Land market, labour market and capital market - Distribution of incomes - General equilibrium - Market in sufficiency, microeconomic politics of a state Additional information for the students of the combined form of study is on the Courseware.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture with practical applications, Multimedia supported teaching, One-to-One tutorial, Students' self-study
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 60 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 24 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
professional knowledge
learning outcomes
Student is able to: - Explain the general microeconomics theories - Classify general microeconomics approaches according to their initial assumptions - Apply theoretical knowledge on a test economics situation - Estimate the reaction of a microeconomic subject when the initial parameters of the model has been changed
professional skills
The student is able: - apply theoretical knowledge to model the economic situation, to estimate the reactions of micro system to change the input parameter model.
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Multimedia supported teaching
Students' self-study
One-to-One tutorial
Lecture with practical applications
assessment methods
Oral exam
Written exam
Skills demonstration during practicum
Recommended literature
  • Beardshaw, John; Ross, Andy. Economics a student's guide. 3rd ed. London : Pitman Publishing, 1992. ISBN 0-273-03777-3.
  • Colander, David C. Microeconomics. 2th ed. Boston : Irwin, 1995. ISBN 0-256-13825-7.
  • Frank, Robert H.; Bernanke, Ben S. Ekonomie. Praha : Grada, 2003. ISBN 80-247-0471-4.
  • Frank, Robert H. Mikroekonomie a chování. Praha : Svoboda, 1995. ISBN 80-205-0438-9.
  • Fuchs, Kamil; Tuleja, Pavel. Základy ekonomie. Vyd. 1. Praha : Ekopress, 2003. ISBN 80-86119-74-2.
  • Heyne, Paul. Ekonomický styl myšlení : Celost. vysokošk. učebnice pro stud. ekon. směru. Praha : Vysoká škola ekonomická, ----.
  • Holman, Robert. Dějiny ekonomického myšlení. Vyd. 1. Praha : C.H. Beck, 1999. ISBN 80-7179-238-1.
  • Holman, Robert. Ekonomie. Vyd. 1. Praha : C.H. Beck, 1999. ISBN 80-7179-255-1.
  • Holman, Robert. Mikroekonomie : středně pokročilý kurz. 2., aktualiz. vyd. Praha : C.H. Beck, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7179-862-0.
  • Macáková, Libuše. Mikroekonomie : základní kurs. Slaný : Melandrium, 2003. ISBN 80-86175-38-3.
  • Mankiw, N. Gregory. Zásady ekonomie. Praha : Grada, 1999. ISBN 80-7169-891-1.
  • McEachern, William. Economics : a contemporary introduction. 1. vydání. Ohio : South-Western Publishing Co., 1988. ISBN 0-538-08830-3.
  • Nový, Miloš. Příklady z mikroekonomie : cvičebnice pro distanční studium. V Plzni : Západočeská univerzita, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7043-615-8.
  • Samuelson, Paul Anthony; Nordhaus, William D.. Ekonomie. Praha : Svoboda, 2007. ISBN 978-80-205-0590-3.
  • Schiller, Bradley R. Mikroekonomie dnes. Brno : Computer Press, 2004. ISBN 80-251-0109-6.
  • Sirůček, Pavel; Macáková, Libuše; Nečadová, Marta. Mikroekonomická teorie I : cvičebnice. 2. aktualiz. vyd. Slaný : Melandrium, 2003. ISBN 80-86175-37-5.
  • Sojka, Milan. Dějiny ekonomických teorií. Praha : Karolinum, 2000. ISBN 80-7184-991-X.
  • Varian, Hal R. Mikroekonomie : moderní přístup. 1. vyd. Praha : Victoria Publishing, 1995. ISBN 80-85865-25-4.

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