JEB016 - History of Economic Thought
|Status:||Bachelors - All
Bachelors - elective
BEF - elective
Semester - winter
|Course supervisors:|| Prof. Julius Horvath Ph.D.
|Teachers:|| Prof. Julius Horvath Ph.D.
|Assistants:|| PhDr. Ing. Jiří Skuhrovec
|Literature:||Readings of original texts - see below|
|Description:||This course presents systematic review of the history of economic thinking, economic analysis, and general thinking on market and capitalism.
The main goal of this course is to provide students with understanding of historical evolution of economic thought. In addition students are also led to formulate their own research question in the topic of their interest.
|Content:||• Why to study history of economic thought
• Religions, Greek and Medieval Thought
• Transformation Period to Modernity
• Western Europe before Smith
• Smith, Ricardo, Marx
• Veblen, Keynes, Schumpeter
• Friedman, Hayek, Buchanan
• Non-Mainstream Thought, Critique of the Mainstream
• Ideas on Capitalism in Western Thought
In WS 2012 will be taught as compact course in following dates:
-25th September 14-17, room 109
-26th September 9-12, 14-17 room 109
-27th September 9-12, room 109
-11th December 18,30-19,50, room 314
-12th December 18,30-19,50 room 206
-13th December 18,30-19,50 room 314
-14th December 15,30-16,50 room 314
(dates may be subject to change)
30% 3 position papers (short summaries, max 1.5 pages, spacing 1.5)
55% final paper (6-8 pages, spacing 1.5, English language, pre-agreed topic).
Papers should be submitted to mail historyetATgmail.com , questions regarding the course direct to jskuhrovecATgmail.com
Readings for position papers