Course syllabus E15-0034-I - Advanced Microeconomics (FEM - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Economics and Management
Course unit code: E15-0034-I
Course unit title: Advanced Microeconomics
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture3 hours weekly / 39 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 6
Semester: Internacional Economics and Development - master (required), 1. semester
International Economics and Development - master (required), 1. semester
International Economics and Development - master (required), 1. semester
International Economics and Development - master (required), 1. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
Midterm exam 20% (45 minutes)

Project work 20%
Final exam 60% (75 minutes)

Overall evaluation scale:
A (1) excellent 93–100 points
B (1.5) very good 86–92 p.
C (2) good 79–85 p.
D (2.5) satisfactory 72–78 p.
E (3) sufficient 64–71 p.
FX (4) fail 0–63 p.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The aim of the course is to introduce students to the most essential topics in microeconomic theory and to provide a broad grounding for the more detailed analysis. Theory-oriented lectures will be accompanied by a series of tutorial classes in which problem sets will be discussed.
Course contents:
1. Introduction
2. Market Forces: Demand and Supply
3. Demand Analysis
4. The theory of Individual Behaviour
5. Intertemporal Model of Individual Behaviour
6. The Economics of Information
7. The Firm Theory: Firm´s Objectives
8. Production Process and Cost
9. Firm Behaviour in different Market Structure: Perfect Competition
10. Firm Behaviour in different Market Structure: Inperfect Competition
11. General Equilibrium
12. Market Failure

Recommended or required reading:
Recommended:
recommended: Perloff, J.M. Microeconomics: theory and applications with calculus. Prentice Hall, 2007, ISBN 9780321277947.
required: Morgan, W., M.L. Katz - H.S. Rosen Microeconomics. Boston, Mass.: Irwin/ McGraw-Hill, 2009, ISBN 9780077121778.

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Notes:
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 74

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Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Martin Richter, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
doc. Ing. Iveta Zentková, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification: 7. 3. 2019
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Iveta Zentková, CSc. and programme supervisor


Last modification made by Iveta Kunová on 03/07/2019.

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