ESF:MPE_CMIE Seminar in Microeconomics - Course Information
MPE_CMIE Seminar in MicroeconomicsFaculty of Economics and Administration
- Extent and Intensity
- 0/2/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
- Ing. Jan Čapek, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Katarína Čellárová (seminar tutor)
doc. Ing. Ondřej Krčál, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. Ing. Rostislav Staněk, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
- Guaranteed by
- doc. Ing. Ondřej Krčál, Ph.D.
Department of Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Mgr. Jarmila Šveňhová
Supplier department: Department of Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
- Timetable of Seminar Groups
- MPE_CMIE/01: Tue 12:00–13:50 P304, J. Čapek
MPE_CMIE/02: Thu 12:00–13:50 P403, O. Krčál
MPE_CMIE/03: Wed 8:00–9:50 P201, K. Čellárová
MPE_CMIE/04: Thu 8:00–9:50 P304, O. Krčál
MPE_CMIE/05: Wed 14:00–15:50 P104, K. Čellárová
MPE_CMIE/06: Mon 14:00–15:50 P103, K. Čellárová
MPE_CMIE/07: Tue 16:00–17:50 P104, J. Čapek
MPE_CMIE/08: Wed 10:00–11:50 P304, K. Čellárová
- Prerequisites (in Czech)
- (! MPE_ACMI Seminar in microeconomics ) && (! NOWANY ( MPE_ACMI Seminar in microeconomics ))
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- there are 11 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
- Course objectives
- The course Seminar in microeconomics supplements the course Microeconomics 2. The main goal of the course is to deepen students' knowledge of microeconomic theory and improve their ability to apply the theory in practice.
- Learning outcomes
- After completing the course the students will be able to:
- derive theoretical concepts from consumer theory, theory of the firm, general equlibrium and theory of asymmetric information;
- apply microeconomic theory to stylized problems;
- analyze real consumer decisions, competitive behavior and market outcomes.
- 1. Introductory seminar
- 2. Budget Constraint, Preferences and Utility
- 3. Choice and Revealed Preferences
- 4. Demand and Slutsky Equation
- 5. Consumer's Surplus and Market Demand
- 6. Uncertainty and Equilibrium
- 7. Test + Technology and Profit Maximization
- 8. Cost Minimization and Cost Curves
- 9. Firm Supply and Industry Supply
- 10. Monopoly and Monopoly Behaviour
- 11. Oligopoly
- 12. Game Theory and Asymmetric Information
- 13. Test + Exchange and Production
- required literature
- VARIAN, Hal R. Mikroekonomie : moderní přístup. Translated by Libor Grega. 1. vyd. Praha: Victoria Publishing, 1995. xx, 643. ISBN 8085865254. info
- recommended literature
- VARIAN, Hal R. Intermediate microeconomics : a modern approach. 8. ed. New York: Norton, 2010. xxiv, 739. ISBN 9780393934243. info
- BERGSTROM, Theodore C. and Hal R. VARIAN. Workouts in intermediate microeconomics. 8th ed. New York: W.W. Norton, 2009. 562, 38. ISBN 9780393935158. info
- Teaching methods
- Seminars are related to the course Microeconomics 2. In the seminars, students solve examples, elaborate case studies a make class experiments.
- Assessment methods
- Necessary to get 60 points out of the total amount of 108 points. Students can get 60 points for two tests and 48 points for the presence and solving problems in the seminars.
- Language of instruction
- Further Comments
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
- Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
- Enrolment Statistics (recent)
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