Course: Basic Economics - level 1a

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Course title Basic Economics - level 1a
Course code KEM/EM1A
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
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
  • Tesařová Vendula, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
- An introduction to the study of economic - economic learning in ancient and medieval - classical school of economics - economic development after the classical school of economics - trends of development of modern economic theory - main approaches in economic theory - subject of economics research - basic economic problems - basic economics category - basic category of the market system - price theory - marginal utility theory

Learning activities and teaching methods
Interactive lecture, Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Self-study of literature
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 30 hours per semester
professional knowledge
The course requires no specific prior knowledge.
learning outcomes
Students are able to: - explain the basic trends of economic thought in the past and present - define the basic categories of contemporary mainstream economics
teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Interactive lecture
Self-study of literature
assessment methods
Recommended literature
  • Macáková, Libuše. Mikroekonomie (základní kurs). 3. vydání. Slaný : Melandrium, 1994. ISBN 80-901801-0-8.
  • Mankiw, N. Gregory. Zásady ekonomie. Praha : Grada, 1999. ISBN 80-7169-891-1.
  • Samuelson, Paul Anthony; Nordhaus, William D.; Dvořáková, Blanka; Procházková, Martina. Ekonomie. 1. vyd. Praha : Nakladatelství Svoboda, 1991. ISBN 80-205-0192-4(199.
  • Sojka, Milan. Dějiny ekonomických teorií. Praha : Karolinum, 2000. ISBN 80-7184-991-X.

Study plans that include the course
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