114-0301/04 – Macroeconomics A (Makro A)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of EconomicsCredits5
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Martin Macháček, Ph.D. et Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Martin Macháček, Ph.D. et Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2012/2013Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BAD0012 Ing. Ondřej Badura, Ph.D.
DRA099 doc. Ing. Magdaléna Drastichová, Ph.D.
GOT40 prof. Ing. Jaromír Gottvald, CSc.
JAN27 Ing. Hana Janáčková, Ph.D.
JAN77 Ing. Ivana Jánošíková, Ph.D.
JUR0248 Ing. Lukáš Jursa
KON0310 Ing. Vojtěch Koňařík
KRE0288 Ing. Martin Krejčí
LOK02 Ing. Aleš Lokaj, Ph.D.
MAH11 prof. Ing. Martin Macháček, Ph.D. et Ph.D.
MEL044 doc. Ing. Aleš Melecký, Ph.D.
NGO0008 Ing. Ngoc Anh Ngo, BA
PAK0010 Ing. Daniel Pakši
PAL32 Ing. Irena Paličková, Ph.D.
SPA60 Ing. Lenka Spáčilová, Ph.D.
VON0052 Ing. Jakub Vontroba
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The pedagogical aim of this course is students´ ability - to understand and to define basic macroeconomic entities - to identify main connections (relations) among them - to interpret topical processes and events in national, European and world economy from the position of the macroeconomic theory - to discuss macroeconomic problems in the environment with differentiated opinions - to compare current macroeconomic processes in different countries - to use the knowledge in macroeconomics to assess processes on microeconomic level - to continue to study the inter - mediate course in macroeconomics (Macroeconomics B)

Teaching methods

Lectures
Seminars

Summary

The aim of this course is to explain macroeconomic phenomena and processes in the economy. Strong emphasis is laid on the understanding of mutual relationships among macroeconomic variables. Also economic policy practised by governments and central banks has a very important role in the course. The basic course Macroeconomics A is followed by the intermediate course Macroeconomics B in the 4th study year, and in case of doctoral studies by advanced course Macroeconomics C.

Compulsory literature:

JANÁČKOVÁ, Hana, Ivana JÁNOŠÍKOVÁ, Eva KOLCUNOVÁ a Aleš LOKAJ. Cvičebnice makroekonomie pro bakalářský kurz. 2. upravené a rozšířené vyd. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2019. 102 s. ISBN: 978-80-248-4401-5. JUREČKA, Václav, Martin MACHÁČEK a kol. Makroekonomie. 4. aktualizované a rozšířené vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2023. 384 s. ISBN 978-80-271-3635-3. MANKIW, N. Gregory. Principles of Economics. 9th ed. Boston: Cengage Learning, 2023. 816 p. ISBN 978-0357541593.

Recommended literature:

HOLMAN, Robert. Ekonomie. 6. vyd. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2016. 720 s. ISBN 978-80-7400-278-6. HOLMAN, Robert. Ekonomie. Sbírka řešených otázek a příkladů. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2016. 168 s. ISBN 978-80-7400-615-9. SAMUELSON, Paul Anthony a William Douglas NORDHAUS. Ekonomie. 19. vyd. Praha: NS Svoboda, 2013. 775 stran. ISBN 978-80-205-0629-0.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Studentovi bude udělen zápočet, pokud získá z průběžného testu a zápočtového testu v celkovém součtu minimálně 18 bodů z maximálního počtu 35 bodů. Studenti budou v polovině semestru psát kontrolní test, který je hodnocen maximálně 15 body, požadované minimum jsou 3 body. Na konci semestru musí student absolvovat zápočtový test s maximálním hodnocením 20 bodů, požadované minimum jsou 3 body. Celkem může student ve cvičení získat maximálně 35 bodů, k udělení zápočtu je třeba dosáhnout minimálně 18 bodů. Předmět je ukončen písemnou zkouškou hodnocenou maximálně 65 body, požadované minimum z písemné zkoušky je 26 bodů. K absolvování předmětu je nutno obdržet v celkovém součtu za zápočet a zkoušku alespoň 51 bodů z maximálních 100 bodů. K absolvování předmětu je nutno obdržet celkem za zápočet a zkoušku minimálně 51 bodů z maximálních 100 bodů za celý předmět. Studenti s ISP mají shodné podmínky průběžné kontroly a ukončení předmětu.

E-learning

Other requirements

active participation in seminars, study of recommended literature

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction to Macroeconomics. Macroeconomic aggregates. 2. Inflation and its measurement. 3. Unemployment. 4. Aggregate output and expenditures (the Income – expenditure model) 5. Aggregate supply and aggregate demand (the AS-AD model). Goods and asset markets )the IS-LM model). 6. Money in macroeconomic system - Commercial and central banking. 7. Monetary theory and policy. 8. Fiscal theory and policy. 9. Philips curve. 10. International monetary system. Exchange rates. 11. Open economy - Balance of payments and its structure. 12. International trade. 13. Economic growth. 14. Economic cycle.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2020/2021 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 35 (35) 18
                Průběžná kontrola studia Other task type 15  3
                Zápočtový test Other task type 20  3 3
        Examination Examination 65  26 3
Mandatory attendence participation: Participation in lectures and seminars is not compulsory.

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: For students with an individual study plan, the same conditions apply as for other students.

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