Course: Macroeconomics in English

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Course title Macroeconomics in English
Course code KEM/AEK2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Martinčík David, JUDr. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Beck Jiří, Doc. Ing. CSc.
Course content
- Macroeconomic and its general terms - Basic quantities; Accounting of the national income - The simple Keynesian model for estimating the national income - Aggregate demand and aggregate supply - Economics growth and business cycle - Money and banking system - Open economy - Inflation - Economic policy - Monetary policy - Fiscal policy - External monetary and trading policy

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture with practical applications, Multimedia supported teaching, One-to-One tutorial, Individual study, Students' self-study, Practicum
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 60 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 24 hours per semester
professional knowledge
learning outcomes
Student is able to: - Explain the general macroeconomics theories - Classify general macroeconomics approaches according to their initial assumptions - Apply theoretical knowledge on test economics situation - Estimate the reaction of a macroeconomic subject when the initial parameters of the model has been changed
teaching methods
Multimedia supported teaching
Students' self-study
Individual study
One-to-One tutorial
Lecture with practical applications
assessment methods
Oral exam
Written exam
Skills demonstration during practicum
Seminar work
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. Economics. 2th ed. Boston : Irwin, 1995. ISBN 0-256-13799-4.
  • Heyne, Paul. Ekonomický styl myšlení : Celost. vysokošk. učebnice pro stud. ekon. směru. Praha : Vysoká škola ekonomická, ----.
  • Hyman, David N. Macroeconomics. 4th ed. Boston : Irwin, 1996. ISBN 0-256-16157-7.
  • Mankiw, N. Gregory. Principles of economics. 2nd ed. Fort Worth : Harcourt College Publishers, 2001. ISBN 0-03-025951-7.
  • McEachern, William. Economics : a contemporary introduction. 1. vydání. Ohio : South-Western Publishing Co., 1988. ISBN 0-538-08830-3.
  • Samuelson, Paul Anthony; Nordhaus, William D. Economics. 14th ed. New York : McGraw-Hill, 1992. ISBN 0-07-054879-X.

Study plans that include the course
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