Course: Introduction to Macroeconomics

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Course title Introduction to Macroeconomics
Course code KEM/ZMA
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
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, Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Tesařová Vendula, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Martinčík David, JUDr. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Jarý Čestmír, PhDr.
  • Beck Jiří, Doc. Ing. CSc.
Course content
- macroeconomics and its basic concepts - macroeconomic circulation and macroeconomic and pension products - characteristics of aggregate economic output - gross domestic product - government and the state budget, public budgets - central bank and monetary sectors of the economy - simple Keynesian model of determination of the product - equilibrium product, the multiplier principle - money laundering and the aggregate market - aggregate demand - aggregate supply - different versions - inflation - unemployment - economic growth and business cycle

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture with practical applications, Individual study, Self-study of literature, Practicum
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 30 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Appropriate knowledge of the basics of microeconomics.
learning outcomes
Students are able to: - remember the basic economic principles of operation of the national economy - explain the instruments of economic stabilization policies in different situations - apply the basic macroeconomic models for selected situations
teaching methods
Practicum
Self-study of literature
Individual study
Lecture with practical applications
assessment methods
Written exam
Skills demonstration during practicum
Recommended literature
  • Helísek, Mojmír. Makroekonomie : pro bakalářské studium. 1. vydání. Slaný : Melandrium, 1996. ISBN 80-901801-5-9.
  • Holman, Robert. Základy ekonomie : pro studenty vyšších odborných škol a neekonomických fakult VŠ. Praha : C.H. Beck, 2000. ISBN 80-7179-434-1.
  • Rusmichová, Lada. Makroekonomie - základní kurs. 3. vyd. Slaný : Melandrium, 1995. ISBN 80-901801-3-2.


Study plans that include the course
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Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electrical Engineering (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT - -
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Applied electrical engineering (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT - -
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Applied electrical engineering (13) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT - -
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Environmental Engineering (16) Special and interdisciplinary fields - -
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Environmental Engineering (10) Special and interdisciplinary fields - -
Faculty of Economics Economic and Regional Geography (2017) Geography courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electrical Engineering (12) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT - -
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electrical and Power Engineering (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT - -
Faculty of Applied Sciences Mathematics and Management (2011) Mathematics courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Economics Economic and Regional Geography (2015) Geography courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Commercial Electrical Engineering (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT - -
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electrical and Power Engineering (10) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT - -
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electronics and Telecommunications (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT - -
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Commercial Electrical Engineering (15) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT - -
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Commercial Electrical Engineering (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 1 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electronics and Telecommunications (13) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT - -