VB004 Economic Style of Thinking II

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2007
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Recommended Type of Completion: k (colloquium). Other types of completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
prof. PhDr. Kamil Fuchs, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. Ing. Václav Přenosil, CSc.
Department of Machine Learning and Data Processing - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: prof. PhDr. Kamil Fuchs, CSc.
Timetable
Tue 8:00–9:50 D2
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! V004 Economic Style of Thinking II &&( V003 Economic Style of Thinking I || VB003 Economic Thinking I )
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
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Course objectives
The introductory part deals with measuring national economy performance, problems connected with economic equilibrium, and causes and manifestations of cyclical oscillations. The following part of the course explains the nature of money, structure of the banking system and basic conditions of inflation. It explains the economic function of the state, targets and instruments of economic policy, basic context of monetary policy, fiscal policy, external business and incomes policy.
Syllabus
  • Measuring macroeconomics activity.
  • Explaining business cycles and growth.
  • Aggregate demand - aggregate supply model.
  • A simple model of the macroeconomy: the multiplier model.
  • Money and the financial system.
  • Determination of the interest rate.
  • Unemployment and inflation.
  • Monetary and fiscal policy.
  • International trade and the theory of comparative advantage.
  • Open economy macroeconomics: exchange rates, the balance of payments.
Literature
  • Sylaby přednášek, odborné články.
  • Fuchs, K., Tuleja, P.: Základy ekonomie. Praha, Ekopress, 2003, ISBN 80-86119-74-2 (347 str.)
Assessment methods (in Czech)
Přednáška 2/0 V průběhu semestru se budou psát dva průběžné testy v termínech stanovených v harmonogramu přednášek. Úspěšné absolvování předpokládá: a) splnění každého testu na 51%, nebo b) dosažení průměrného hodnocení obou testů na 60%. Kdo nesplní podmínky průběžného hodnocení, má možnost absolvovat v posledním výukovém týdnu závěrečný test (z celé látky) Podmínkou úspěšného absolvování je dosažení 60%. Ve zkouškovém období bude možnost psát opravný test ve 2 termínech.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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