MPE_DET2 History of Economic Theory 2

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2010
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Josef Menšík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Jan Jonáš, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. Ing. Ondřej Krčál, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Josef Menšík, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. Ing. Rostislav Staněk, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Josef Menšík, Ph.D.
Department of Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Lydie Pravdová
Timetable of Seminar Groups
MPE_DET2/01: No timetable has been entered into IS. J. Menšík
MPE_DET2/02: No timetable has been entered into IS. J. Menšík
Prerequisites (in Czech)
( MPE_MIE2 Microeconomics 2 )&&(! PEEKTE Economic Theories of the 20th )
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
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to exercise a comprehensive orientation in the development of economic thought, namely since the Marginalist Revolution. They should understand the content of main breakthroughs in the development and be able to interpret the shifts in trends in present economic theory. Deeper insight into the nature of basic economic concepts in the light of their development and evolution enhances the overall level of students economic style of thought.
  • 1. A. Smith and the birth of classical political economy
  • 2. Personalities and development of classical political economy
  • 3. Clasical political economy: the framework of economic theory
  • 4. Clasical political economy: the pure (real) theory I
  • 5. Clasical political economy: the pure (real) theory II
  • 6. Clasical political economy: the monetary theory and cycles
  • 7. Marginalistic revolution: personalities and schools
  • 8. Marginalistic revolution and the changes of the economic theory
  • 9. Neoclassical equilibrium analysis I
  • 10. Neoclassical equilibrium analysis II
  • 11. Birth of modern monetary analysis
  • 12. Keynes and the Keynesians
  • 13. Sketch of modern developments
  • SCHUMPETER, Joseph Alois. History of economic analysis. Edited by Elizabeth Boody Schumpeter - Mark Perlman. 1st publ. in paperback. London: Routledge, 1986. xlviii, 12. ISBN 0415108888. info
  • HOLMAN, Robert. Dějiny ekonomického myšlení. Vyd. 1. Praha: C.H. Beck, 1999. xix, 541. ISBN 8071792381. info
Teaching methods
Lectures and class discussions on seminars based on pre-reading of primary sources
Assessment methods
Credit requirements: active participation at seminars, written and oral 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 PEEKTE.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Autumn 2021.
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