Course: Economics I

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Course title Economics I
Course code EVS/BPZMI
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • TUREČKOVÁ Kamila, Ing. Ph.D.
  • MAJEROVÁ Ingrid, Dr. Ing.
  • LEBIEDZIK Marian, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
  • VERNER Tomáš, Ing.
  • GAJDOVÁ Karin, Ing. Ph.D.
  • KURIC Miroslav, Ing. Bc.
Course content
1. Basic concepts and contexts of economics 2. Basic elements od market 3. Rational consumer behaviour and demand formation 4. Production and choice of technology 5. General equilibrium 6. Revenues, costs and profit 7. Perfect competition and market position of firm 8. Imperfect competition and market position of firm 9. Land market 10. Labour market 11. Capital market 12. Market failure and microeconomic role of the state 13. Public choice theory

Learning activities and teaching methods
Skills demonstration, Seminar classes
  • unspecified - 39 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 26 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 40 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 40 hours per semester
Recommended literature
  • CASE, K. E., FAIR, R. C., OSTER, S. Principles of Macroeconomics. New York: Prentice Hall, 2011. ISBN 978-0131391406.
  • COWEN , T., ALEX TABARROK, A. Modern Principles: Microeconomics. New York: Worth Publishers, 2011. ISBN 978-1429239998.
  • FRANK, H. R., BERNANKE, S. B. Ekonomie. Praha: Grada, 2003. ISBN 80-247-0471-4.
  • FRANK, H., R. Microeconomics and Behavior. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2009. ISBN 978-00-73375-94-6.
  • FUCHS, K., TULEJA, P. Základy ekonomie. Praha: Ekopress, 2003. ISBN 80-86119-74-2.
  • HALL, R. E., LIEBERMAN , M. Microeconomics: Principles and Applications. Mason: Cengage Learning, 2011. ISBN 978-1111822569.
  • HAMERMESH, D. Economics is Everywhere. New York: Worth Publishers, 2011. ISBN 978-1429287753.
  • HOLMAN, R. Ekonomie. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2005. ISBN 80-7179-681-6.
  • JUREČKA, V. A KOL. Mikroekonomie. Praha: Grada, 2010. ISBN 978-80-247-3259-6.
  • MACÁKOVÁ, L. Mikroekonomie: základní kurz. Slaný: Melandrium, 2007. ISBN 978-80-86175-56-0.
  • MANKIW, N. G. Principles of Microeconomics. Mason: Cengage Learning, 2011. ISBN 978-0538453066.
  • MANKIW, N. G. Zásady ekonomie. Praha: Grada, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7169-891-3.
  • NEZVAL, P., TULEJA, P. Mikroekonomie A. Distanční studijní opora. Karviná: SU OPF, 2004. ISBN 80-7248-235-1.
  • SCHILLER, B. R. Mirkoekonomie dnes. Brno: Computer Press, 2004. ISBN 80-251-0109-6.
  • TULEJA, P., NEZVAL, P., MAJEROVÁ. Základy mikroekonomie. Praha: CP Books, 2005. ISBN 80-251-0603-9.
  • VARIAN, R. Intermediate Microeconomics: A Modern Approach. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2009. ISBN 9780393934243.


Study plans that include the course
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School of Business Administration in Karvina Business Economics in Trade and Services (15) Economy 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Business Economics and Management (15) Economy 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Public Economy and Administration (16) Economy 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Banking (12) Economy 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Accounting and Taxes (12) Economy 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina European Integration (14) Economy 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Accounting and Taxes (15) Economy 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Business Economics in Trade and Services (14) Economy 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Business Economics in Trade and Services (12) Economy 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Business Economics and Management (15) Economy 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Economy of Tourism (13) Gastronomy, hotel industry and tourism 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Business Economics and Management (16) Economy 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Social Management (16) Social sciences 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Business Economics and Management (15) Economy 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Banking (15) Economy 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Logistics Management (13) Economy 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Public Economy and Administration (12) Economy 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Logistics Management (12) Economy 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Social Management (13) Social sciences 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Marketing and Management (12) Economy 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Marketing and Management (15) Economy 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Social Management (12) Social sciences 1 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Business Economics and Management (15) Economy 1 Winter
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