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Kod przedmiotu: WZ.IEZ-Z/dbfm/I2/MAC Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (0311) Ekonomia
Nazwa przedmiotu: Macroeconomics
Jednostka: Instytut Ekonomii, Finansów i Zarządzania
Grupy: Przedmioty dla programu WZKS-E191-2SO - BaFM, stacjonarne drugiego stopnia
Przedmioty obowiązkowe dla I roku Business and Finance Management - II st. sta. sem. letni
Punkty ECTS i inne: 4.00
Język prowadzenia: angielski

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr letni 2021/2022" (jeszcze nie rozpoczęty)

Okres: 2022-02-25 - 2022-06-15
Wybrany podział planu:

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Typ zajęć: Ćwiczenia, 15 godzin, 85 miejsc więcej informacji
Wykład, 15 godzin, 85 miejsc więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Anna Zachorowska-Mazurkiewicz
Prowadzący grup: Judyta Lubacha, Anna Zachorowska-Mazurkiewicz
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Egzamin
Efekty kształcenia:

Graduates of the second-cycle programme of study in Management have a knowledge of contemporary concepts of, and instruments for co-operation and competition between different economic systems and organisations: K_W05;

They are able to explain why business activity carries a social responsibility, indicate instances of said responsibility and dysfunctions of business activity in commercial practice: K_W07;

Apply specialist knowledge of a given field of study related to Management (in combination with their specialisation) in their professional or advanced academic work: K_U02;

Interpret current problems in business and the economy in the light of modern theoretical concepts: K_U19;

Graduates are qualified to create and participate in projects carried out by interdisciplinary teams working in and outside an organisation: K_K01;

Observe and promote an ethical attitude and social sensitivity, also in their duties in an organisation and in society: K_K08;

Assume responsibility for their decisions with respect to other members of the organisation and society at large: K_K10.

Wymagania wstępne:

rudimentary knowledge of maths and statistics

Forma i warunki zaliczenia:

Problem solving (seminar)

Written examination (lecture)

Metody sprawdzania i kryteria oceny efektów kształcenia uzyskanych przez studentów:

1. Knowledge acquired during lectures – will be assessed on the basis of a written examination.

2. Skills – will be assessed on the basis of the participants’ ability to observe, diagnose and interpret basic phenomena encountered in macroeconomics, as well as their ability to indicate possible solutions to the main problems of an organization and its environment.

3. Social competencies – will be tested during the discussions and group work on solving specific macroeconomic problems at the seminars.

Metody dydaktyczne - słownik:

Metody eksponujące - film
Metody podające - objaśnienie lub wyjaśnienie
Metody podające - prelekcja
Metody podające - prezentacja multimedialna
Metody podające - wykład informacyjny
Metody problemowe - metody aktywizujące - dyskusja dydaktyczna
Metody problemowe - wykład konwersatoryjny

Metody dydaktyczne:

Lecture (using audio-visual materials), followed by e-learning and the seminar

Bilans punktów ECTS:

15 hours – lecture

15 hours – seminar

3 hours – problem solving

2 hours – written examination

15 hours – office hours (individual tutoring if necessary)

Skrócony opis:

Students who have completed the Macroeconomics course will have a knowledge of terminology, theories and principles of economics, which they will be able to use in particular situations, in discussions on the economy and in developing broader economic solutions. They will have competence to translate, interpret and extrapolate this knowledge, making future decisions and influencing various fields of economic policy. They will be able to use the macroeconomic expertise in analysis and synthesis of available data and information on macroeconomic phenomena such as aggregated supply and demand, markets, macroeconomic measurement, employment, inflation, fiscal policy, economic cycles and global economic issues for problems solving. Finally, using evidence, they will be able to make quantitative and qualitative judgements, presenting an ethical attitude, about different kinds of economics activities in particular contexts.

Pełny opis:

1. Economic activity in context: macroeconomic goals, history of economic thought and macroeconomics for the twenty-first century

2. Supply and demand: markets - classical and Keynesian models, theory of supply and demand, market adjustments, criticism of equilibrium, real-world markets

3. Macroeconomic measurement: the national accounts; gross domestic product definition, calculations and critical perspective, alternatives – accounting for the environment, time use surveys and well-being; savings, investment and trade

4. Employment and unemployment: types of unemployment, measuring unemployment, theories of unemployment and well-being

5. Business cycles and economic fluctuations: a stylized business cycle, simplifying assumptions about aggregate demand and problem of leakages, Keynesian model, problem of persistent unemployment

6. Fiscal policy: the role of government, spending and taxes, transfers, budgets, deficits and policy issues, automatic stabilizers, exports and imports

7. Money, monetary policy and financial crisis: money, prices and inflation, deflation and financial crises, the banking system, creation of money and credits, debts, interest rates, heterodox theories

8. Global economy: international institutions, development, inequalities, controversies about trade and finance, military and food security, environmental sustainability


Key readings:

Assem Van den, Martijn J., Dennie Van Dolder and Richard H. Thaler. 2012. “Split or Steal? Cooperative Behavior When the Stakes Are Large.” Management Science 58(1): 2-20.

Benería, Lourdes. 1999. “The enduring debate over unpaid labour.” International Labour Review 138(3): 287-309.

Carlin, Wendy, and David Soskice. 2015. Macroeconomics. Institutions, Instability, and the Financial System. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Fine, Ben, and Ourania Dimakou. 2016. Macroeconomics. A Critical Companion. London: PlutoPress.

Goodwin, Neva, Julie A. Nelson, and Jonathan Harris. 2009. Macroeconomics in Context. London: M.E. Sharpe.

Hashimzade, Nigar, and Michael A. Thornton (eds.) 2013. Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical Macroeconomics. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Łapniewska, Zofia. 2016. “Well-Being in the Context of Gender Equality.” In: Marta Warat, Ewa Krzaklewska, Anna Ratecka and Krystyna Slany (eds.) Gender equality and quality of life. Perspectives from Poland and Norway, pp. 61-101. Warsaw: Peter Lang.

McDonald, John F. 2016. Rethinking Macroeconomics. An introduction. London: Routledge.

Ménard, Claude, and Mary M. Shirley (eds.) 2008. Handbook of New Institutional Economics. Berlin: Springer.

Snarr, Hal W. 2014. Learning Basic Macroeconomics. A Policy Perspective from Different Schools of Thought. New York: Business Expert Press.

Williamson, Stephen D. 2017. Macroeconomics. Sixth Edition. Harlow: Pearson Education Ltd.

Additional readings:

Atkinson, Anthony B. 2015. Inequality. What Can Be Done? Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Brown, Marvin T. 2010. Civilizing the Economy. A New Economics of Provision. Cambrige: Cambrige University Press.

D’Alisa, Giacomo, Federico Demaria, and Giorgos Kallis (eds.) 2015. Degrowth. A Vocabulary for a New Era. London: Routledge.

Keen, Steve. 2011. Debunking Economics. The Naked Emperor Dethroned? London: Zed Books.

Komlos, John. 2014. What Every Economics Student Needs to Know and Doesn’t Get in the Usual Principles Text. New York: M.E. Sharpe.

Seeley, Karl. 2017. Macroeconomics in Ecological Context. Cham: Springer.

Varoufakis, Yanis. 2016. And the Weak Suffer What They Must? Europe’s Crisis and America’s Economic Future. New York: Nation Books.


Seminars are compulsory. Students need to be prepared to attend seminars.

Students have to solve a written assignment in the end of the seminar meetings.

Students need to pass a written exam in the end of the lectures. Only students that passed problem solving are allowed to take the written examination.

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Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Jagielloński w Krakowie.