MPE_MIE2 Microeconomics 2

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Autumn 2011
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. Ing. Ondřej Krčál, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Michal Kvasnička, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Jan Čapek, Ph.D. (assistant)
doc. Ing. Rostislav Staněk, Ph.D. (assistant)
prof. Ing. Zdeněk Tomeš, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Ing. Michal Kvasnička, Ph.D.
Department of Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Lydie Pravdová
Tue 9:20–11:00 P101
Prerequisites (in Czech)
(! PEMIK2 Microeconomics II )&&(! KEMIK2 Microeconomics II )
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
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Course objectives
At the end of the course (MPE_MIE2) students acquire intermediate knowledge of microeconomic theory. Students will learn the economic theory of the consumer, firm and general equilibirium. The intermediate course of microeconomics provides students with the knowledge necessary for further studies of microeconomics on the doctoral level.
  • 1. Budget Constraint, Preferences and Utility
  • 2. Choice and Revealed Preferences
  • 3. Demand and Slutsky Equation
  • 4. Consumer's Surplus and Market Demand
  • 5. Uncertainty and Equilibrium
  • 6. Technology and Profit Maximization
  • 7. Cost Minimization and Cost Curves
  • 8. Firm Supply and Industry Supply
  • 9. Monopoly and Monopoly Behaviour
  • 10. Oligopoly
  • 11. Game Theory and Assymetric Information
  • 12. Exchange and Production
  • 13. Problems and Applications
    required literature
  • VARIAN, Hal R. Mikroekonomie. Moderní přístup :z angl. Translated by L. Grega. 1. vyd. Praha: Victoria Publishing, 1995. 645 s. : i. ISBN 80-85605-25-4. 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
lectures, application, class discussion
Assessment methods
Final exam: written test.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
General note: Nezapisují si studenti, kteří absolvovali předmět PEMIK2 nebo KEMIK2.
Information on course enrolment limitations: 10 pouze přednáška
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
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