MPE_MOEK Monetary Economics

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Autumn 2014
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Ing. Jan Jonáš, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Jan Jonáš, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Ing. Michal Kvasnička, Ph.D.
Department of Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Lydie Pravdová
Supplier department: Department of Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Wed 12:00–13:35 P312
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
MPE_MOEK/01: each odd Wednesday 15:30–17:05 S306, J. Jonáš
MPE_MOEK/02: each even Wednesday 15:30–17:05 S306, J. Jonáš
MPE_MOEK/03: each odd Thursday 17:10–18:45 S315
MPE_MOEK/04: each even Thursday 17:10–18:45 S315
MPE_MOEK/05: each odd Thursday 13:45–15:20 S313, J. Jonáš
MPE_MOEK/06: each even Thursday 13:45–15:20 S313, J. Jonáš
Prerequisites (in Czech)
(! PEMOEK Monetary Economics ) || (! PETMI Theory of Monetary Institution ) || (! PEMTAP Monetary Policy for NE )
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
The course focuses on theoretical aspects of three main monetary institutions, i.e. money, banking industry and central banks, with the aim of deepening their understanding. The direction is especially the present form of these institutions. However the course is focused on selected historical case studies as well that should help the understanding of the present state and significance of these institutions. The main topics are 1) nature and functions of money, commodity and credit money, 2) the nature and functions of banks and banking industry, their interrelations and significance for the economy, 3) the role and function of central bank in a monetary system, and some selected aspects of monetary policy.
  • Essence of Money
  • Forms of Money, Commodity and Credit Money
  • Fractional Reserve Banking
  • Banking sestor, Banking assets and liabilities, Managing Liquidity and Risk
  • Central Bank and its Role in Monetary System
  • Banking stability and regulation
  • Monetary Policy
    required literature
  • JÍLEK, Josef. Peníze a měnová politika. Grada, 2004. ISBN 80-247-0769-1. info
  • KOHN, Meir. Financial institutions and markets. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. xxx, 674. ISBN 0195134729. info
    recommended literature
  • WHITE, Lawrence H. The theory of monetary institutions. 1. ed. Oxford: Blackwell, 1999. xii, 269 s. ISBN 0-631-21214-0. info
  • MENŠÍK, Josef. Peníze a peněžní politika (Money and Monetary Policy). 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, Ekonomicko-správní fakulta, 2005. 142 pp. Distanční studijní opora. ISBN 80-210-3642-7. info
Teaching methods
Lectures and class discussions on seminars based on pre-reading of primary sources
Assessment methods
Written exam.
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 PEMOEK nebo PETMI nebo PEMTAP.
Information on course enrolment limitations: max. 30 cizích studentů; cvičení pouze pro studenty ESF
Information about innovation of course.
This course has been innovated under the project "Inovace studia ekonomických disciplín v souladu s požadavky znalostní ekonomiky (CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0227)" which is cofinanced by the European Social Fond and the national budget of the Czech Republic.

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Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
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