Course: Macroeconomics I

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Course title Macroeconomics I
Course code KEN/YMAE1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory
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
  • Volek Tomáš, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Alina Jiří, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Lectures: 1. Introduction to the course of Macroeconomics. Macroeconomics schools (Classical, Keynesians, Monetarist) 2. Macroeconomics aims. 3. Measurement of Economic Performance. Gross Domestic Product and National Income Concepts 4. Economic Growth 5. Inflation and price indices 6. Business cycle 7. Aggregate demand, Aggregate supply 8. Macroeconomics equilibrium, Macroeconomics models 9. Unemployment 10. Economic policy 11. Money and Banking 12. Fiscal policy 13. Monetary policy 14. Balance of payments, International EconomicsSeminars: 1. Introduction to the course of Macroeconomics 2. Measurement of Economic Performance 3. Gross domestic product 4. Macroeconomics models 5. Economic Growth 6. Business cycle 7. Aggregate demand, Aggregate supply 8. Inflation 9. Fiscal policy 10. State budget 11. Monetary policy 12. International Economics 13. Unemployment

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
To provide theoretic basis for applied economics discipline and to provide ground for studies intermediate macroeconomics.
Students understand the basic principles of macroeconomics.
There is no prerequisite for the course of Macroeconomics I (MAE1).

Assessment methods and criteria
Combined exam

Credit Requirements: Active participation in seminars. Examination Requirements: Students prove knowledge of macroeconomics theory. Written tests and oral part of exam
Recommended literature
  • BURDA, Michael a Charles WYPLOSZ. Macroeconomics: A EuropeanTexT. Oxford University Press; 5 edition, 2009. ISBN 978-0-19-923682-4.
  • LIEBERMAN, Marc a Robert E HALL. Principles and applications of macroeconomics.. Mason: Thomson / South-Western, 2008. ISBN 9780324548259.
  • MANKIW, N. Principles of economics. 6th ed. Mason. OH: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2008. ISBN 05-384-5305-2.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Economics Study plan (Version): - (1) Category: Economy 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer