Course: Microeconomics

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Course title Microeconomics
Course code KSV/MIZG
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Hejtman Pavel, PhDr. CSc.
Course content
1. Introduction ? What is economics? 2. General economic issues and market system 3. The market puzzle or how market works 4. Demand and Supply in microeconomy 5. Demand, economic utility and consumer behaviour (IP 14 26/2b) 6. Supply and business organisation 7. Economic views at firm 8. Basic information about accounting 9. Firms and market ? view of microeconomic theory (IP 14 26/2b) 10. Pricing of productive factors 11. Wages nad labor market 12. Capital, interest and profit Appendix: Topical issues of microeconomics

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), E-learning
  • Class attendance - 39 hours per semester
  • Preparation for classes - 80 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Course informs students about basics of economic science particularly with knowledge of market economy. An illustrative interpretation of market categories, operation of market system and behaviour analysis of principal economic subject is explained. Basic questions of Czech economy will be discussed.
Understanding economic principles of human action, capability of basic econ. analysis consumers and firms behavior, Seeking, procesing and assesment econ, informations, part. via internet
Stadard PC, internet and e-learning user

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Student performance assessment, Seminar work

Elaboration of 10 small corespondence tasks and ones particular economic project
Recommended literature
  • Frank, R. H.:. Microeconomics and Behavior, McGraw-Hill, Inc. 1993, NY; česky Mikroekonomie a chování, Nakladatelství Svoboda, 1996.
  • Hejtman, P. Základy pro porozumění tržní ekonomice. Základní kniha. České Budějovice, 2006. ISBN 80-7040-932-0.
  • Hejtman, P. Základy pro pporozumění tržní ekonomice. Studijní metodika. České Budějovice, 2006. ISBN 80-7040-932-0.
  • Jurečka V. a kol. Mikroekonomie. Grada Publishing, 2013.
  • 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): Geography in public administration (3) Category: Geography courses 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter