114-0588/01 – English conversation for economists (AKE)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of EconomicsCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Balcar, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Balcar, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemestersummer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2020/2021Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BAL112 doc. Ing. Jiří Balcar, Ph.D.
FIL03 Ing. Lenka Johnson Filipová, Ph.D.
PYT005 doc. Ing. Mariola Pytliková, Ph.D.
AND0096 doc. Antonio Rodríguez Andrés, Ph.D.
SUL0018 Ing. Jan Šulák, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
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Full-time Credit 0+4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The course is aimed at improving English language skills in professional, economical and econometric areas for work with foreign literature. During the course students are introduced to the English terms, concepts and style of expression in economic literature in the cross-sectional themes applied in the study subjects Applied Economics.

Teaching methods

Tutorials

Summary

Compulsory literature:

REES, G., SMITH, P. Strategic Human Resource Management: An International Perspective. 2nd ed. Los Angeles: SAGE. 2017. ISBN 978-1-47396-931-5. VAN DEN BERG, H. Economic Growth and Development. London: World Scientific Publishing Co., 2017. 978-981-4733-33-5. WALSH, Carl E. Monetary theory and policy. Fourth edition. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2017. ISBN 978-0-262-03581-1.

Recommended literature:

McPAKE, B., NORMAND, C. Health Economics: An international perspective. Second edition. Chapter 2. Routledge. 2008. Second Edition NATHAN, M. The wider economic impacts of high-skilled migrants: a survey of literature for receiving countries. IZA Journal

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Other requirements

There are not any other requirements.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Wage determinants Factors of economic growth and development Monetary policy of open economy Production function, Solow model The Economics of Welfare Demand for health and health services Migration economics Mass migration and influence on economy Banking and financial systems Human capital and soft skills Econometric analysis Case studies of time series Economic and ecological problems Global climate change

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2020/2021 Winter semester)
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2022/2023 (N0311A050012) Applied economics (S02) Economic Development P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2022/2023 (N0311A050013) Applied Economics (S01) Economic Development P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (N0311A050012) Applied economics (S02) Economic Development P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (N0311A050013) Applied Economics (S01) Economic Development P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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