EVSNAMIB Microeconomics

School of Business Administration in Karvina
Winter 2015
Extent and Intensity
3/2/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
doc. Ing. Pavel Tuleja, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Tomáš Verner (lecturer)
Ing. Eva Kotlánová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Dr. Ing. Ingrid Majerová (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Ing. Pavel Tuleja, Ph.D.
Departament of Economics and Public Administration - School of Business Administration in Karvina
Contact Person: Dr. Ing. Ingrid Majerová
Prerequisites
The completion of the course does not require any conditions and subject can be registered independently of other subjects.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The objective of the course Microeconomics is to develop knowledge that students of master study programs have already acquired during the studying courses where the basis of general economics was taught. The student will be gradually acquainted with the issue of general equilibrium, which includes the theory of rational choice, the consumer demand theory and the issue of production and choice of technologies, income and costs of the firm, the market environment and the behaviour of firms and factor markets. All the efforts of lecturers and seminar lecturers will be focus on a deepening the economic thinking of the students studying at School of Business Administration as well as the mastery of technical tools used in this advanced microeconomics analysis.
Syllabus
  • 1. Introduction to microeconomic theory
    2. The theory of rational choice
    3. Intertemporal consumer choice
    4. Consumer demand theory
    5. The choice of technology and production
    6. General equilibrium
    7. Costs, revenues and profit
    8. Firm behaviour in perfectly competitive markets
    9. Firm behaviour in monopoly markets
    10. The firm in monopolistically competitive market
    11. Firm behaviour in oligopolistic market structures
    12. Microeconomics aspects of labour market
    13. Capital market
Literature
    required literature
  • BROWNING, E. K., ZUPAN, M. A. Microeconomics: Theory and Applications. John Wiley and Sons, Inc. ISBN 978-0-471-67943-1. info
  • PERLOFF, J. Microeconomics with Calculus, Global Edition. London: Pearson, 2013. ISBN 978-0-273-78998-7. info
  • PINDYCK, R., RUBINFELD, D. Microeconomics. London: Pearson, 2012. ISBN 978-0-133-04170-5. info
  • VARIAN, H. R. Intermediate Microeconomics: A Modern Approach. New York: W. W. Norton & Co.Inc., 2009. ISBN 978-0-393-93424-3. info
    recommended literature
  • FRANK, H., R. Microeconomics and Behavior. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2009. ISBN 978-00-73375-94-6. info
  • VARIAN, H. R. Microeconomic Analysis (Academic Internet Publishers Incorporated). USA, 2006. ISBN 978-14-28810-30-3. URL info
Teaching methods
Skills demonstration
Seminar classes
Assessment methods
Grade
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Teacher's information
Attendance in seminars 60%, on-going test, final combined exam (the both parts of exam must be assessed at least E)
Additional tasks: research and study of the literature related to the topic of the intermediate microeconomics.

ActivityDifficulty [h]
Ostatní studijní zátěž72
Přednáška39
Seminář26
Zkouška40
Summary177
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2014, Winter 2016, Winter 2017, Summer 2018, Winter 2018, Winter 2019, Winter 2020.
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