Course detail

Macroeconomics

FEKT-NMAEAcad. year: 2015/2016

The subject leads to understanding of economy as whole. Clarifies the relationship between products markets and services, employment and activities of given economy. Also, the influence of demand, investments, iflation rate, unemployment, monetary polisy, interest rate, fiscal polisy, state funds, and other economic problems.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

After finishing the module students should be able to:
Understand theoretical basis and principles of macroeconomics. Understand a national economy functioning mechanism and equilibrium, interconnecting national economy with the world economy and their influences on particular businesses and achieving key managerial objectives.
Understanding to carrying out managerial tasks within a national economy framework.
Bring about analysis, synthesis and evaluation managerial information related to national economy relevant for key managerial decisions.
Exhibit a critical and analytical grasp of the managerial processes underlying the operation and strategic evolution of business activity within national and world economy.

Prerequisites

The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

I. Groligová - Makroekonomie, FP VUT, Brno 1999, 97s.
J. Frait, R. Zedníček - Makroekonomie, EF Ostrava 1994, 179s.
L. Rusmichová, J. Soukup a kol.- Makroekonomie, VŠE Praha, 1992, 210s.
K.Fuchs, A.Slaný - Ekonomie - Základy makroekonomie, MU Brno, 1993, 121s.
R.Holman - Ekonomie, Praha 1999, 726s.
Samuelson, P.A., Nordhaus, W.D.- Ekonomie, 13 vyd., NS Praha, 1991, 1011s.
Dornbusch,R., Fischer,S.- Makroekonomie, 6 vyd., NS Praha, 1994, 602s.
Gowland,D.- Makroekonomie, Praha 1999,
Ekonom - týdeník HN,ročník 1998,1999
Bankovnictví - ročník 1998,1999

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Requirements for completion of a course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The aim of the course is to introduce students to new world economic trends, including theory and the means of solving economic problems. It also informs students about present macroeconomic studies and the classical Keynesian ones. It aims to provide a basic understanding of the structure and functioning of the modern capitalist industrial economic system as it allocates and uses resources and distributes outputs.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme EEKR-MN Master's

    branch MN-EVM , 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer