BKE_MAE1 Macroeconomics 1

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2011
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 8 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. Ing. Libor Žídek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Monika Jandová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Petr Musil, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Ing. Pavlína Balcarová (assistant)
Ing. Veronika Beláková (assistant)
Mgr. Jaroslav Bil (assistant)
Ing. Jan Čapek, Ph.D. (assistant)
Ing. Jitka Doležalová, Ph.D. (assistant)
Ing. Vladimír Hajko, Ph.D. (assistant)
Ing. Mgr. Pavel Herber (assistant)
Ing. Miroslav Hloušek, Ph.D. (assistant)
Ing. Michal Kalapoš (assistant)
doc. Ing. Ondřej Krčál, Ph.D. (assistant)
Mgr. Zdeněk Liščinský (assistant)
Ing. Bc. Martin Machay, Ph.D. (assistant)
Ing. Štěpán Mikula, Ph.D. (assistant)
Mgr. Tomáš Motl (assistant)
Ing. Petra Ondráčková (assistant)
Ing. Roman Píška (assistant)
Ing. Bc. Jitka Pochylá (assistant)
Mgr. Ing. Michal Putna, Ph.D. (assistant)
Ing. Miroslav Radiměřský (assistant)
Ing. Zdeněk Rosenberg (assistant)
Mgr. Martin Slanicay, Ph.D. (assistant)
doc. Ing. Rostislav Staněk, Ph.D. (assistant)
Ing. Jiří Širilla (assistant)
Ing. Veronika Vlková (assistant)
Ing. Martin Železník, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. Ing. Libor Žídek, Ph.D.
Department of Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Lydie Pravdová
Timetable of Seminar Groups
BKE_MAE1/01: Sat 26. 2. 8:30–11:50 P101, 8:30–11:50 P102, Sat 19. 3. 16:20–19:35 P101, 16:20–19:35 P102, Sun 15. 5. 8:30–11:50 P102, 8:30–11:50 P101
BKE_MAE1/02: Sat 5. 3. 16:20–19:35 P101, Sat 16. 4. 8:30–11:50 P101, Sat 21. 5. 8:30–11:50 P101
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! KEMAKR Macroeconomics
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 9 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The introductory part deals with measuring of the national economic performance, problems connected with economic equilibrium, causes and manifestation of cyclical oscillations. The following part of the course explains the nature of money, structure of the banking system and the basic context of inflation. It explicates the economic function of the state, targets and instruments of economic policy, the basic context of monetary policy, fiscal policy, external business and revenue policy. Examination: written.
  • 1. Introduction to macroeconomics. Methods of measuring economy’s performance. 2. Equilibrium of the economy and its interpretation in the economic theory. 3. Output determination by total spending – the multiplier model. 4. Economic growth and the theory of business cycles. 5. Demand for money and money supply in the economy. 6. Inflation and its relationship to the product. 7. Development of approaches towards macroeconomic economic policy. 8. Fiscal policy – goals, instruments, expected and real effects. 9. Monetary policy – goals, instruments, expected and real effects. 10. Distribution processes in the economy and income policy of the state. 11. Open economy – international trade and balance of payments. 12. Exchange rates and international financial system. 13. Theory of economic integration and its application in Europe.
    required literature
  • MANKIW, N. Gregory. Zásady ekonomie. Praha: Grada, 2000. 763 s. ISBN 80-7169-891-1. info
    recommended literature
  • FUCHS, Kamil. Makroekonomie I (Macroeconomics I). 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2006. 196 pp. DSO. ISBN 80-210-3959-0. info
Assessment methods
The exam is written. The students have to write POT and fill self-correcting exercises in the IS during the semester. The exam takes place in the exam period. The exam has a written form. It is necessary to have more than 60 % to pass the exam. The final written test is to be taken during the exam period. If the student is caught during the examination performing any form of forbidden activity (for example: cribbing, allowing cribbing, using non-permitted materials and devices, exchanging tests, creating copies of tests, or substituting for other student), the teacher will stop the exam and according to the seriousness of the offence the student will be graded F, or FF or even FFF.
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 KEMAKR.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2010, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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