ESF:BPE_DET1 Economic Theories 1 - Course Information

BPE_DET1 History of Economic Theories 1

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
2/2/0. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Josef Menšík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Libor Žídek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Roman Holík (seminar tutor)
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
Thu 14:00–15:50 P101
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
BPE_DET1/01: Thu 16:00–17:50 S310, R. Holík
BPE_DET1/02: Wed 14:00–15:50 S301, J. Menšík
BPE_DET1/03: Wed 16:00–17:50 P106, R. Holík
BPE_DET1/04: Thu 12:00–13:50 P201, J. Menšík
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 the course is directly associated with
there are 24 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
Students shall gain basic understanding of the development of economic thought 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.
  • 1. Origins of economic thought
  • 2. Formation of the (classical) economics
  • 3. Classical political economy I
  • 4. Classical political economy II
  • 5. The marginalist revolution
  • 6. Heterodox economics
  • 7. Austrian school
  • 8. Present-time microeconomics
  • 9. Present-time macroeconomics
  • 10. Institutional economics
  • HOLMAN, Robert. Dějiny ekonomického myšlení. 3. vyd. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2005. xxv, 539. ISBN 8071793809. 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
  • 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
Teaching methods
Lectures and seminars based on pre-reading of primary sources
Assessment methods
Credit requirements: active participation at seminars, written and oral exam.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
General note: Přednášky jsou dostupné online a ze záznamu.
Information on course enrolment limitations: max. 20 cizích studentů; cvičení pouze pro studenty ESF a studenty mateřských oborů
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 Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017.
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