114-0012 – Economics I (Ekon I.)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Economics
Subject guarantorIng. Ivana Jánošíková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
114-0012/01 1990/1991 2008/2009 6
114-0012/02 1990/1991 2008/2009 5
114-0012/03 2004/2005 2008/2009 3
114-0012/04 2004/2005 2008/2009 5
114-0012/05 2004/2005 2005/2006 5
114-0012/06 1990/1991 2004/2005 6
114-0012/07 2009/2010 5
114-0012/08 2009/2010 5

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course: students are able - to describe the basic economic cathegories, - think in independent and creative way about economic problems, - explain the behaviour of consumers, households, firms and government on the product markets and on the labour market and capital market - understand mutual relationships among macroeconomic variables. - explain economic policy practised by governments and central banks.

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Summary

The aim of the subject is to make the basis for students’ independent creative economic thinking. The main emphasis is laid on the behaviour of consumers, households, firms and government and on the understanding of mutual relationships among macroeconomic variables. Attention is also paid to the labour market and capital market. Also economic policy practised by governments and central banks has a very important role in the course.

Compulsory literature:

Jurečka, V. a kol.: Úvod do ekonomie. Učební text pro studenty neekonomických oborů, 4. aktualizované vydání. VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2015. ISBN 978-80-248-3731-4.

Recommended literature:

Holman, R.: Základy ekonomie pro studenty vyšších odborných škol a neekonomických fakult VŠ. 3. vyd. C.H. Beck, Praha, 2015.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.