BPE_MAE1 Macroeconomics 1

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2016
Extent and Intensity
2/2/0. 8 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. Ing. Libor Žídek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Hana Fitzová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Petra Chovancová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Jan Jonáš, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Veronika Končiková (seminar tutor)
Ing. Štěpán Mikula, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Mgr. Vlastimil Reichel, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Petr Zimčík, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. Ing. Libor Žídek, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Peter Baďo (assistant)
Ing. Mgr. Lucie Coufalová, Ph.D. et Ph.D. (assistant)
Ing. Ondřej Komínek (assistant)
Mgr. Ivana Kupčíková, DiS. (assistant)
Ing. Hana Lipovská, Ph.D. (assistant)
Ing. Adam Pápai, Ph.D. (assistant)
Mgr. Zlatica Peňáková (assistant)
Ing. Vratislav Pisca (assistant)
Ing. Mgr. Václav Šebek (assistant)
Mgr. Bc. Karolína Zábojníková (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. Ing. Libor Žídek, Ph.D.
Department of Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Lydie Pravdová
Supplier department: Department of Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Mon 14:35–16:15 P101, Mon 14:35–16:15 P102, Mon 14:35–16:15 P106
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
BPE_MAE1/T01: Wed 24. 2. to Fri 20. 5. Wed 14:40–16:15 KOM 108, V. Reichel
BPE_MAE1/T02: Wed 24. 2. to Fri 20. 5. Wed 16:20–17:55 KOM 108, V. Reichel, Nepřihlašuje se. Určeno pro studenty se zdravotním postižením.
BPE_MAE1/01: Mon 16:20–17:55 P106, L. Žídek
BPE_MAE1/02: Wed 12:50–14:30 S308, H. Fitzová
BPE_MAE1/03: Wed 14:35–16:15 P403, V. Končiková
BPE_MAE1/05: Wed 16:20–17:55 P403, P. Zimčík
BPE_MAE1/06: No timetable has been entered into IS. V. Končiková
BPE_MAE1/07: Thu 9:20–11:00 S308, V. Končiková
BPE_MAE1/10: Mon 16:20–17:55 S309, V. Reichel
BPE_MAE1/11: Mon 18:00–19:35 P106, V. Reichel
BPE_MAE1/14: Thu 14:35–16:15 S308, Š. Mikula
BPE_MAE1/15: No timetable has been entered into IS. Š. Mikula
BPE_MAE1/17: Tue 14:35–16:15 P403, J. Jonáš
BPE_MAE1/20: Tue 12:50–14:30 P106, P. Chovancová
BPE_MAE1/21: Tue 12:50–14:30 P403, J. Jonáš
BPE_MAE1/22: Tue 14:35–16:15 P201, P. Chovancová
BPE_MAE1/23: No timetable has been entered into IS. Š. Mikula
BPE_MAE1/24: Tue 16:20–17:55 P104, P. Chovancová
BPE_MAE1/25: Tue 16:20–17:55 P403, Š. Mikula
BPE_MAE1/26: Thu 16:20–17:55 P102, J. Jonáš
BPE_MAE1/27: Wed 12:50–14:30 S310, P. Zimčík
BPE_MAE1/32: Thu 14:35–16:15 P312, J. Jonáš
BPE_MAE1/33: Wed 11:05–12:45 S308, H. Fitzová
BPE_MAE1/34: Tue 12:50–14:30 S314, P. Zimčík
Prerequisites (in Czech)
(! BKE_MAE1 Macroeconomics 1 ) && (! BPE_MAC1 Macroeconomics 1 ) && (! NOWANY ( BKE_MAE1 Macroeconomics 1 , BPE_MAC1 Macroeconomics 1 ))
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
there are 51 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to exercise an orientation in the basic knowledge of functioning of the economy. They acquire dispositions for better understanding of the contemporary world. They will gain insight into the nature of the basic economic concepts.
  • 1. measuring of GDP and inflation (chapters 22 and 23)
  • 2. economic growth chapter 24)
  • 3. labour market and unemployment (chapters 26 and 20)
  • 4. financial system and public finance (chapters 25 and 12)
  • 5. banks and monetary system (chapter 27)
  • 6. quantitative theory of money and inflation (chapter 28)
  • 7. international trade (chapter 9)
  • 8. open economy - basic concepts (chapter 29)
  • 9. open economy - a model (chapter 30)
  • 10. AD and AS (chapter 31)
  • 11. impact of monetary and fiscal policies on AD (chapter 32)
  • 12. relationship between infltion and unemployment (chapter 33)
    required literature
  • MANKIW, N. Gregory. Zásady ekonomie. Praha: Grada, 2000. 763 s. ISBN 80-7169-891-1. info
    recommended literature
  • HOLMAN, Robert. Ekonomie. 3. aktualiz. vyd. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2002. xxii, 714. ISBN 8071796816. info
  • SAMUELSON, Paul A. and William D. NORDHAUS. Economics [Samuelson, 1992]. 14th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1992. xlii, 784. ISBN 0-07-054879-X. info
Teaching methods
The course has a form of a lecture and a seminar.
Assessment methods
Credit requirements: 3 credit progress tests, active participation in seminars. The students have to fill self-correcting exercises in the IS during every week in the semester. The course is concluded by a written exam. The test is to be taken during the exam period. Any copying, recording or leaking tests, use of unauthorized tools, aids and communication devices, or other disruptions of objectivity of exams (credit tests) will be considered non-compliance with the conditions for course completion as well as a severe violation of the study rules. Consequently, the teacher will finish the exam (credit test) by awarding grade "F" in the Information System, and the Dean will initiate disciplinary proceedings that may result in study termination.
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 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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Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022.
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