MPE_CMIE Seminar in Microeconomics

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Autumn 2015
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Ing. Jan Čapek, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Jitka Doležalová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Ondřej Krčál, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Martin Slanicay, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Rostislav Staněk, 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
Timetable of Seminar Groups
MPE_CMIE/01: Tue 12:50–14:30 P304, O. Krčál
MPE_CMIE/02: Wed 12:50–14:30 S301, R. Staněk
MPE_CMIE/05: Thu 12:50–14:30 P403, J. Doležalová
MPE_CMIE/06: Mon 12:50–14:30 S310, M. Slanicay
MPE_CMIE/07: Wed 9:20–11:00 S310, O. Krčál
MPE_CMIE/08: Tue 16:20–17:55 P304, M. Slanicay
MPE_CMIE/09: Thu 11:05–12:45 S311, J. Doležalová
MPE_CMIE/10: Wed 14:35–16:15 P201, R. Staněk
MPE_CMIE/11: Mon 14:35–16:15 S310, M. Slanicay
MPE_CMIE/12: No timetable has been entered into IS. J. Čapek
MPE_CMIE/13: No timetable has been entered into IS. J. Čapek
MPE_CMIE/14: No timetable has been entered into IS. R. Staněk
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 the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The course Microeconomics Tutorial supplements the course Microeconomics 2. The main goal of the course is to enable students a better understanding and application of the knowledge of microeconomic theory. Students will be able to apply microeconomic theory to particular simplified examples. Altogether, students will develop their economic thinking and subsequently will be able to use microeconomic theory for explanation of specific microeconomic events and solving of specific microeconomic problems.
Syllabus
  • 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
Literature
    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
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
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
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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The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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