EVSBPZMI Economics I

School of Business Administration in Karvina
Winter 2023
Extent and Intensity
3/2/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. Ing. Marian Lebiedzik, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Dr. Ing. Ingrid Majerová (lecturer)
Ing. Karin Gajdová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Petra Chmielová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Karin Glacová (seminar tutor)
Ing. Marie Szyszkowiczová (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Ing. Marian Lebiedzik, Ph.D.
Departament of Economics and Public Administration - School of Business Administration in Karvina
Contact Person: Dr. Ing. Ingrid Majerová
Mon 8:05–10:30 VS
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
EVSBPZMI/01: Thu 10:35–12:10 A501, K. Gajdová
EVSBPZMI/02: Thu 8:55–10:30 A501, K. Gajdová
EVSBPZMI/03: Mon 12:15–13:50 A111, P. Chmielová
EVSBPZMI/04: Mon 15:35–17:10 A211, K. Glacová
EVSBPZMI/05: Mon 17:15–18:50 A211, M. Szyszkowiczová
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 only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 210 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 150/210, only registered: 1/210
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The aim of the course is to introduce students to basic economic concepts and interrelationships between them. The task of the course is to create basic presumptions which are important for further studying economic subjects. The presumptions concern basic knowledge of theory of microeconomics. It mainly deals with products, market and its elements, acting of a consumer, acting of a producer, revenues, costs, profit, factor markets and role of a state in economy from the perspective of the microeconomics.
  • 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
    required literature
  • MANKIW, N. G. Principles of Microeconomics. Mason: Cengage Learning, 2011. ISBN 978-0538453066. info
  • JUREČKA, V. A KOL. Mikroekonomie. Praha: Grada, 2010. ISBN 978-80-247-3259-6. info
  • FRANK, H., R. Microeconomics and Behavior. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2009. ISBN 978-00-73375-94-6. info
  • HOLMAN, R. Ekonomie. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2005. ISBN 80-7179-681-6. info
  • TULEJA, P., NEZVAL, P., MAJEROVÁ. Základy mikroekonomie. Praha: CP Books, 2005. ISBN 80-251-0603-9. info
  • NEZVAL, P., TULEJA, P. Mikroekonomie A. Distanční studijní opora. Karviná: SU OPF, 2004. ISBN 80-7248-235-1. info
  • FUCHS, K., TULEJA, P. Základy ekonomie. Praha: Ekopress, 2003. ISBN 80-86119-74-2. info
    recommended literature
  • HAMERMESH, D. Economics is Everywhere. New York: Worth Publishers, 2011. ISBN 978-1429287753. info
  • HALL, R. E., LIEBERMAN , M. Microeconomics: Principles and Applications. Mason: Cengage Learning, 2011. ISBN 978-1111822569. info
  • COWEN , T., ALEX TABARROK, A. Modern Principles: Microeconomics. New York: Worth Publishers, 2011. ISBN 978-1429239998. info
  • CASE, K. E., FAIR, R. C., OSTER, S. Principles of Macroeconomics. New York: Prentice Hall, 2011. ISBN 978-0131391406. info
  • VARIAN, R. Intermediate Microeconomics: A Modern Approach. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2009. ISBN 9780393934243. info
  • MANKIW, N. G. Zásady ekonomie. Praha: Grada, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7169-891-3. info
  • MACÁKOVÁ, L. Mikroekonomie: základní kurz. Slaný: Melandrium, 2007. ISBN 978-80-86175-56-0. info
  • SCHILLER, B. R. Mirkoekonomie dnes. Brno: Computer Press, 2004. ISBN 80-251-0109-6. info
  • FRANK, H. R., BERNANKE, S. B. Ekonomie. Praha: Grada, 2003. ISBN 80-247-0471-4. info
Teaching methods
Skills demonstration
Seminar classes
Assessment methods
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Teacher's information
attendance in seminars 60 %, on-going test, final written exam.
Other study load: study of specialized literature, search and study of recent literature on the issue of microeconomics.

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Ostatní studijní zátěž40
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2014, Winter 2015, Winter 2016, Winter 2017, Winter 2018, Winter 2019, Winter 2020, Winter 2021, Winter 2022.
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