Course: Seminar in economics

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Course title Seminar in economics
Course code KEM/SEMEK
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Martinčík David, JUDr. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Vyskočil Jan
Course content
The seminar provides an interpretation of advanced economic theories by the world's literature. The elementary knowledge of economic theory is require, an advantage not necessity is the knowledge of intermediate microeconomics and macroeconomics courses. The selected issues of mathematical economics will be explained using SW Mathematica, therefore the basics of using Mathematica are shown. Selected topics are discussed in the following areas of economic theory and its formalization using the mathematical language: - neoclassical and the other microeconomics - neoclassical macroeconomics - neokeynesian macroeconomics - new keynesian economics - new classical economics - post keynesian economics - monetary economics - financial economics - international economics - economy growth

Learning activities and teaching methods
Discussion, Seminar classes, Students' self-study, Textual studies
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 30 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Appropriate mimimal knowledge is the basic course in micro and macroeconomics, mathematics and statistics
general eligibility
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
- interpret selected advanced economic models - analyse of selected economic phenomena using advanced economic models - evaluate the relevance and practical presentation of selected economic models
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Textual studies
Students' self-study
Discussion
Seminar classes
professional skills
Task-based study method
general eligibility
Seminar
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Individual presentation at a seminar
professional skills
Individual presentation at a seminar
general eligibility
Individual presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Barro, Robert J. Macroeconomics. 3 rd ed. New York : John Wiley & sons.Inc., 1990. ISBN 0-471-50282-0.
  • Blanchard, Olivier. Macroeconomics. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River : Prentice Hall, 2003. ISBN 0-13-067100-2.
  • FISHER, S.; BLANCHARD, O. Lectures on Macroeconomics.
  • Gravelle, H; Rees, Ray. Microeconomics. 3rd ed. Harlow : FT/Prentice Hall, 2004. ISBN 0-582-40487-8.
  • KRUGMAN, P.; OBSTFELD, M. International Economics: Theory and Policy - 7 th Edition. Addison Wesley. ISBN 0321293835.
  • Mankiw, N. Gregory. Macroeconomics. 5th ed. New York : Worth Publishers, 2003. ISBN 0-7167-5237-9.
  • MUNDELL, R. A. International Economics. New York: Macmillan, 1968.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Applied Sciences Mathematics for Business Studies (2016) Mathematics courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Mathematics for Business Studies (2015) Mathematics courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Mathematics for Business Studies (2011) Mathematics courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Mathematics for Business Studies (2017) Mathematics courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Mathematics for Business Studies (2017) Mathematics courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics Business Economics and Management (2015) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics Business Economics and Management (1) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Mathematics for Business Studies (2016) Mathematics courses 2 Summer