MPE_DET2 History of Economic Theory 2

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/2/0. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Josef Menšík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Josef Menšík, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Josef Menšík, Ph.D.
Department of Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Mgr. Jarmila Šveňhová
Supplier department: Department of Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
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 180 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/180, only registered: 0/180, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/180
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Students shall gain thorough understanding of the development of economic thought since the Marginalist Revolution during this course. Moreover, the resulting acquaintance with various approaches to economic thinking will help them to be able to independently assess the relevance and the limits of diverse practices of present time economists.
Learning outcomes
After passing the course, the student will be able:
- to provide a comprehensive account of the development of economic thought from the Marginalist Revolution onwards
- to understand the relevance and the limits of economic reasoning
  • 1. Marginalistic Revolution
  • 2. British Marginalists
  • 3. Austrian School I
  • 4. Austrian School II
  • 5. American and Swedish Marginalists
  • 6. Lausanne School
  • 7. Keynes and Neoclassical Synthesis
  • 8. Keynesian Schools
  • 9. Chicago school and Monetarism
  • 10. (Dynamic) General Equilibrium
  • 11. Institutional and Constitutional Economics
  • 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
  • SNOWDON, Brian and Howard R. VANE. Modern macroeconomics : its origins, development and current state. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2005. xviii, 807. ISBN 1845422082. info
Teaching methods
Lectures and on pre-reading of primary sources based seminars
Assessment methods
Credit requirements: active participation at seminars, written and oral exam.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
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 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
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