Course: World Economy

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Course title World Economy
Course code EVS/PSEK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
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)
  • MAJEROVÁ Ingrid, Dr. Ing.
Course content
1. Delimitation of the world economy 2. Development and the formation of the world economy 3. Growth, development and structure of the world economy 4. International trade - sources of trade 5. International trade - trade state policy, customs 6. World capital movement 7. International monetary relations 8. International transfer of labor force and scientific and technical information 9. Centers of the world economy 10. European Union and its position in the world economy 11. Developing countries 12. Centrally planned economies 13. Position of Czech Republic in the world economy

Learning activities and teaching methods
Skills demonstration
Recommended literature
  • CASE, K. E, FAIR, R. C. Principles of economics. London, 1989. ISBN 0-13-223224-3.
  • CIHELKOVÁ, E., A KOL. Světová ekonomika - nové jevy a perspektivy. Praha, 2001. ISBN 80-7179-311-6.
  • CIHELKOVÁ, E, A KOL. Světová ekonomika - základní rysy a tendence vývoje. Praha, 2005. ISBN 80-245-0687-4.
  • DUNN, R. M., INGRAM, J. C. International Economics. New York, 1996. ISBN 0-471-11669-6.
  • KRUGMANN, P. R., OBSFELD, M. International Economics. Theory and Policy. New York, Harper Collins Publishers, 1991. ISBN 0-673-52151-6.
  • LEBIEDZIK, M., NEZVAL, P., MAJEROVÁ I. Světová ekonomika. Brno, 2007. ISBN 978-80-251-1510-7.
  • LINDERT, P. H. International economies. New York, 1991. ISBN 0-256-09957.
  • NEZVAL, P. Světová ekonomika. Opora pro distanční studium. Karviná, 2005. ISBN 80-7248-318-8.
  • NEZVAL, P. Světová ekonomika. Karviná, 2001. ISBN 80-7248-060-X.
  • ZLÝ, B. Evropská unie v přelomovém období. 2. upr. vyd.. Karviná, 2004. ISBN 80-7248-149-5.


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 Managerial Informatics (12) Economy 2 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Hotel Industry (14) Gastronomy, hotel industry and tourism 2 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Logistics Management (08) Economy 2 Winter