BPR_DEMO Demography

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
doc. RNDr. Josef Kunc, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Markéta Chaloupková (seminar tutor)
Ing. Martina Jaňurová (seminar tutor)
Ing. Aneta Krajíčková (seminar tutor)
doc. RNDr. Josef Kunc, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Zdeněk Šilhan, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Josef Kunc, Ph.D.
Department of Regional Economics and Administration - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Ing. Iveta Suchomelová Vašíčková
Supplier department: Department of Regional Economics and Administration - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Timetable
Wed 16:00–17:50 P102
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
BPR_DEMO/01: each even Monday 16:00–17:50 P304, M. Chaloupková, J. Kunc
BPR_DEMO/02: each even Tuesday 10:00–11:50 P104, M. Chaloupková, J. Kunc
BPR_DEMO/03: each even Tuesday 14:00–15:50 S305, M. Chaloupková, J. Kunc
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 100 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 56/100, only registered: 0/100, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/100
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course of demography is to introduce to students the phenomena and processes connected with reproduction of population, thus both natural reproduction and with the spatial movement of population (migration). At the end of the course students should be able to: - analyse basic demographic processes and phenomena, - interpret basic demographic indexes, - apply theoretical assumptions in concrete cases, - calculate model and application exercises, - formulate relations and connections relating to economical practice.
Syllabus
  • 1. General issues of demography. Object of study, definition of basic terms.
  • 2. Demographic and geodemographic phenomenons.
  • 3. Population structure analysis.
  • 4 - 5. Mortality and morbidity.
  • 6. Marriages and divorces.
  • 7. Fertility and natality.
  • 8. Natural reproduction characteristics.
  • 9. Population presumption and projection.
  • 10. Population evolution of world, regions and states.
  • 11 - 12. The role of the Czech Republic in world demographic evolution.
  • 13. Population theory and policy.
  • 14. Contemporary population trends in the Czech Republic.
Literature
  • YAUKEY, David and Jennifer Hickes LUNDQUIST. Demography : the study of human population. Edited by Douglas L. Anderton. 3rd ed. Long Grove: Waveland Press, 2007. xiv, 424. ISBN 9781577664888. info
  • Populační vývoj České republiky 1990-2002. Edited by Zdeněk Pavlík - Milan Kučera. 1. vyd. Praha: Demoart, 2002. 98 s. ISBN 80-902686-8-4. info
  • MAGNUS, George. The age of aging : how demographics are changing the global economy and our world. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, 2009. xxiv, 321. ISBN 9780470822913. info
  • NEWBOLD, K. Bruce. Population geography : tools and issues. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2009. xv, 309. ISBN 9780742557536. info
  • BAILEY, Adrian. Making population geography. London: Hodder Arnold, 2005. xiii, 226. ISBN 0340762640. info
  • Demography and the economy. Edited by John B. Shoven. London: University of Chicago Press, 2011. ix, 431 p. ISBN 9780226754758. info
  • ROUBÍČEK, Vladimír. Úvod do demografie. 1. vyd. Praha: CODEX Bohemia, 1997. 348 s. ISBN 80-85963-43-4. info
  • VESELÁ, Jana. Základy demografie. Vyd. 1. Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubice, 1997. 90 s. ISBN 8071940968. info
  • Populační vývoj České republiky 2001 - 2006. 1 vyd. Praha: Demoart, 2007. 114 s. ISBN 978-80-86561-77-6. info
  • PAVLÍK, Zdeněk. Základy demografie. 1. vyd. Praha: Academia, 1986. 736 pp. info
  • Demografie (nejen) pro demografy. Vyd. 1. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 1993. 125 s. ISBN 80-801424-2-7. info
Teaching methods
Teaching methods are posible basically devide into two parts: 1) Basics are lectures which put emphasis on theoretical explanations. Next basic terminology definition and explanation. For better interconnection of theory and applications being given appropriate case studies. Introduction of basic statistical demographical methods is also important. 2) Seminars thematically follow in lectures. They bring more detailed analysis demonstrate selected processes and calculation of model exercises. Part of seminars is thematic seminar work as well. The whole teaching process relates to statistical-analytic approach.
Assessment methods
Form of examination: oral exam. Seminary work. Presentation of selected theme. Seminar attendance is obligatory. Activity on seminars and seminary work come also into assesment, of which succesful managing is condition of test admission.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
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 Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2020.
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