Course: History of World Economy

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Course title History of World Economy
Course code EVS/BPDSE
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • MAJEROVÁ Ingrid, Dr. Ing.
Course content
1. Economic history and economic development 2. Economic development of ancient times 3. The emergence of feudalism and economic development of medieval Europe 4. Non-European economies before the expansion of Europe 5. Overseas discoveries and European domination of the world 6. The emergence of modern industry 7. Model of development - the first industrial landscape industrial landscape of late 8. Imperial period of development in the first World War 9. Developments in the world economy in the interwar period 10. Developments in the world economy after the second World War in the late 20th century 11. Globalizing World Economy 70-90 the 20th century and the role and importance of information technology services 12. The world economy in the early 21st century 13. Changes in the global economy in the early 21st century

Learning activities and teaching methods
Skills demonstration
  • unspecified - 26 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 40 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 90 hours per semester
Recommended literature
  • ASHWORTH, W. A short history of international economy since 1850. London: Longman, 1991.
  • BALHAR, V. Dejiny svetového hospodárstva. Bratislava: EKONÓM, 2003. ISBN 80-225-1724-0.
  • CAMERON, R. A short history of world economy. London: MIT Press, 1992.
  • CAMERON, R. Stručné ekonomické dějiny světa: od doby kamenné do současnosti. Praha: Victoria Publishing, 1996. ISBN 80-85865-21-1.
  • SIRUČEK, P. A KOL. Hospodářské dějiny a ekonomické teorie: (vývoj-současnost-výhledy). Slaný: Melandrium, 2007. ISBN 978-80-86175-03-4.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
School of Business Administration in Karvina European Integration (14) Economy 3 Summer