114-0305/02 – World Economy (SE)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of EconomicsCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Aleš Lokaj, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorFiktivní Uživatel
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2005/2006Year of cancellation2008/2009
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1
Part-time Credit and Examination 12+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- Describe basic attributes of world economy - Discuss comodity and energy sources of the world - Explain elementary causes of international trade and its forms - Classify the forms of international production factors movement - Describe the system of international organisations - Clarify globalisation and integration processes

Teaching methods



Explanation of essential issues in the world economy and presentation of selected theories of international economics.

Compulsory literature:

STUTZ, P. Frederick a Barney WARF. The World Economy: Geography, Business, Development. 6th ed. Prentice Hall, 2011, 456 p. ISBN 978-0321722508.

Recommended literature:

KRUGMAN, Paul, Maurice Obstfeld a Marc MELITZ. International Economics. 9th ed. Prentice Hall, 2011, 736 p.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (145) 51
        Examination Examination 100  0
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2005/2006 (N3922) Economics and Management of Industrial Systems (6208T123) Economics and Management in Industry P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (N3922) Economics and Management of Industrial Systems (6208T123) Economics and Management in Industry K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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