Course syllabus PHD_E018_N - Microeconomics III (FEM - 2018/2019 - post-graduate studies)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Economics and Management
Course unit code: PHD_E018_N
Course unit title: Microeconomics III
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture3 hours weekly / 39 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 10
Semester: Agrarian Trade and Marketing - doctoral (required), 1. year
Agrarian Trade and Marketing - doctoral (required), 1. year
Agrarian Trade and Marketing - doctoral (required), 1. year
Agrarian Trade and Marketing - doctoral (required), 1. year
Business Economics and Management - doctoral (required), 1. year
Business Economics and Management - doctoral (required), 1. year
Business Economics and Management - doctoral (required), 1. year
Business Economics and Management - doctoral (required), 1. year
Economics and Management of Agriculture and Food Processing - doctoral (required), 1. year
Economics and Management of Agriculture and Food Processing - doctoral (required), 1. year
Economics and Management of Agriculture and Food Processing - doctoral (required), 1. year
Economics and Management of Agriculture and Food Processing - doctoral (required), 1. year
Level of study: 3.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
Final written test and oral exam
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The aim of the course is to develop deeper economic thinking based on a quantitative theoretical approach and solving of practical problems of microeconomic analysis. Emphasis is placed on the behavior of consumers and producers, their reactions and mutual interactions to changing market conditions.
Course contents:
- Preferences and consumer choice
- The classic theory of demand
- Consumer behavior under uncertainty
- Game Theory: Static games with complete information, dynamic games with complete information, static games with incomplete information, dynamic games with incomplete information
- Market equilibrium and market failures, externalities and public goods
- Market power: monopoly, oligopoly models, monopolistic competition
- Negative selection, principal - agent problem
- Theory welfare
- The theory of general equilibrium
Recommended or required reading:
Recommended:
1. Fendek ,M.: Kvantitatívna mikroekonómia. EKONÓMIA, Bratislava, 1999, ISBN 80-88715-54-7
2. Soukupová, J.a kol.: Mikroekonomie. Management Press, Praha, 1999, 548 s., ISBN 80-7261-005-8
3. Varian, H. R.: Mikroekonomie.Viktoria Publishing, Praha,1995, ISBN 80-85865-25-4
4. Frank, R. H.:Mikroekonomie a chování. Management Press, Praha, 2002
5. Mas-Colell, A. - Whinston, M. D. - Green, J. R.: Microeconomic Theory (1995), Oxford University Press, Oxford.
6. Varian, H. R.: Microeconomic Analysis (1992), W.W.Norton & Company, New York.
7. Gibbons, R. A.: Primer in Game Theory (1992), Havrester, Wheatsheaf, New York

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Notes:
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 50

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Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Iveta Zentková, CSc. (examiner, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification: 8. 12. 2017
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Iveta Zentková, CSc. and programme supervisor


Last modification made by Iveta Kunová on 12/08/2017.

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