Course: Macroeconomics

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Course title Macroeconomics
Course code KSV/MAEB
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Hejtman Pavel, PhDr. CSc.
Course content
Content changes reserved 1. Introduction in macroeconomics 2. National accounts and measurement of national product and national income 3. Gross national product (GDP) - main macroeconomic indicator (IP 14 26/2b) 4. Agregate supply & Agregate demand (IP 14 26/2b) 5. Money and banking system 6. Infation: definition and cost 7. Unemployment 8. Economic rule of government, fiscal and monetary policy, state debt (IP 14 26/2b) 9. Economic grow and development: theory and measurement; problems of global economy (IP 14 26/2b) 10. World Trade and comparative advantages theory, exchange rates and international financial system

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
The course presents macroeconomics on the basic level and includes explanation of macroeconomic category, agregate indicators, basic macroeconomic realtionships, mutual relations, matters and solutions. Teaching is pursued in relationship on economic development Czech republic.
Understanding basic functions in economy, orientation in main economic indicators and their analysis, orientation in main principles of government economic policy. Seeking, procesing and assesment macroeconomic, informations, part. via internet
mathematics knowledge - high school, standard level of use PC and internet
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Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Combined exam, Seminar work

Elaboration of 10 small corespondence taks and particular semestrial economic project.
Recommended literature
  • Historická ročenka národních účtů.
  • Statistické ročenky České republiky.
  • The World Factbook -CIA.
  • Hejtman P,:. Vybrané kapitoly z makroekonomie.
  • Hronová, S.- Fischer, J.-Hindl, R.-Sixta, J. Národní účetnictví - Nástroj popisu gobální ekonomiky. C. H. Beck, Praha 2009.
  • Jurečka, V. a kol.:. Jurečka, V. a kol.: Makroekonomie. Grada, 2010.
  • Mishkin, F., S. :. Ekonomie peněz, bankovnictví a finačních trhů. 2nd ed. Economia, Praha 1991, in Finance a úvěr 1991.
  • Pearce, D. W. a kol.:. Macmillanův slovník moderní ekonomie. Victoria Publishing, Praha 1994.
  • Samuelson, P. A. - Nordhaus, W. D. Economics, 13, 17 th eds., česky 13. vyd. Svoboda 1992, 1995.
  • Samuelson, P. A. - Nordhaus, W. D. Ekonomie, 18th. ed., česky Praha 2007. Praha, 2007.
  • Vlček, J.:. Ekonomie a ekonomika, 4., zcela přepracované vydání, Praha, Wolters Kluwer 2009.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Introductory teacher training course in social sciences (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: -
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Foreign Languages for European and International Trade - Russian (3) Category: Philological sciences 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: -