Course: Microeconomics

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Course title Microeconomics
Course code KEM/EK1
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 Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Jarý Čestmír, PhDr.
  • Martinčík David, JUDr. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Nový Miloš, Ing. et Ing.
  • Svoboda Milan, Ing. Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Tesařová Vendula, Ing. 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
prerequisite
professional knowledge
None
general eligibility
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
The 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
Lecture with practical applications
Multimedia supported teaching
Practicum
Students' self-study
One-to-One tutorial
assessment methods
Oral exam
Written exam
Test
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.


Study plans that include the course
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Faculty of Economics Project Management Systems (1) Economy 1 Winter
Faculty of Economics Business Economics and Management (2015) Economy 1 Winter
Faculty of Economics Information Systems Management (2015) Economy 1 Winter
Faculty of Economics Retail Management (1) Economy 1 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Information Systems (2015) Informatics courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Financial Informatics and Statistics (2017) Economy 2 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Financial Informatics and Statistics (2017) Economy 2 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Information Systems (2012) Informatics courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Mathematics for Business Studies (2015) Mathematics courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Mathematics for Business Studies (2017) Mathematics courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Economics Information Systems Management (2017) Economy 1 Winter
Faculty of Economics Business Economics and Management (1) Economy 1 Winter
Faculty of Economics Business Economics and Management (2015) Economy 1 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Information Systems (2016) Informatics courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Economics Business Economics and Management (2010) Economy 1 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Financial Informatics and Statistics (1) Economy 2 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Information Systems (2014) Informatics courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Information Systems (1) Informatics courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Financial Informatics and Statistics (2016) Economy 2 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Financial Informatics and Statistics (2007) Economy 2 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Mathematics for Business Studies (2011) Mathematics courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Mathematics for Business Studies (2016) Mathematics courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Economics Information Systems Management (1) Economy 1 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Information Systems (2017) Informatics courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Financial Informatics and Statistics (2016) Economy 2 Winter