MPE_ACMA Seminar in macroeconomics

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2016
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Ing. Ondřej Krčál, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Ing. Jan Čapek, 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_ACMA/01: Mon 9:20–11:00 P106, O. Krčál
Prerequisites (in Czech)
(! MPE_CMAE Seminar in Macroeconomics ) && (! NOWANY ( MPE_CMAE Seminar in Macroeconomics ))
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
The course Seminar in macroeconomics supplements the course Macroeconomics 2. The main goal of the course is to enable the students a better understanding and application of the knowledge acquired in the course of intermediate macroeconomics. The student will be able to analyze macroeconomic models, to understand relationships between macroeconomic variables and to put these relations into broader context. Students will be able to apply acquired knowledge to particular simplified examples. Altogether, students will develop their economic thinking and subsequently use theories for explanation of concrete macroeconomic events and solving of concrete macroeconomic problems.
Syllabus
  • 1/ Macroeconomic data 2/ National Income 3/ Money and Inflation 4/ Open Economy 5/ Unemployment 6/ Economic growth I 7/ Economic growth II 8/ ISLM model 9/ Mundell-Fleming model 10/ Aggregate Supply and Phillips Curve 11/ Monetary and Fiscal Policy 12/ Consumption
Literature
    required literature
  • MANKIW, N. Gregory. Macroeconomics. 8th ed. Houndmills: Worth Publishers, 2013. xxxvi, 623. ISBN 9781464121678. info
    recommended literature
  • KAUFMAN, Roger T. Student guide and workbook for use with Macroeconomics N. Gregory Mankiw. 6th ed. New York: Worth Publishers, 2007. xiii, 378. ISBN 9780716773399. info
Teaching methods
Seminars relate to the course Macroeconomics 2 and allow student to solve examples, elaborate case studies and discuss.
Assessment methods
There two written tests during the semester. Weight of every test in the overal score is 30 %. The remaining 40 % of points is active participation in the seminars. Minimum score for passing the course is 60 % from all points.
Language of instruction
English
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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