Microeconomics I - JEB104
Title: Microeconomics I
Guaranteed by: Institute of Economic Studies (23-IES)
Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences
Actual: from 2022
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 6
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:4/2, Ex [HT]
Capacity: 185 / 256 (200)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Additional information: http://ies.fsv.cuni.cz/cs/syllab/JEB104
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
priority enrollment if the course is part of the study plan
Guarantor: PhDr. Lenka Šťastná, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): Tersoo David Iorngurum
Mgr. Klára Kantová
Mgr. Vědunka Kopečná, Ph.D.
Mgr. Pavel Neumann
Mgr. Lenka Šlegerová
PhDr. Lenka Šťastná, Ph.D.
Iñaki Alberto Veruete Villegas
Class: Courses for incoming students
Pre-requisite : {Group of prerequisites: in order to fulfill the Mathematics requirement, students can complete either JEB005 or JEB118}, JEB003
Is incompatible with: JEB007
Is pre-requisite for: JEB108, JEB016, JEB147
Is interchangeable with: JEB007
In complex pre-requisite: JEB053
Examination dates   SS schedule   Noticeboard   
Annotation -
The course builds on introductory microeconomics course (JEB003, JEB101), extends the old and introduces new concepts while standard analytic methods are applied. It focuses on the theory of consumer behavior. Specific topics include consumer preferences, optimal choice, consumer demand, revealed preferences, measurement of welfare changes, choice under uncertainty, intertemporal choice.
Last update: Šťastná Lenka, PhDr., Ph.D. (24.10.2019)
Syllabus -

Preliminary structure of the course

Date

Hours

Topic

Varian,

Chapter

19.02.2024

12:30-13:50

Lecture 1: Introduction to microeconomics

1

19.02.2024

14:00-15:20

Lecture 2: Consumer theory: Budget constraint

2

20.02.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 1 and 2 (Group 1)

 

21.02.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 1 and 2 (Group 2)

 

21.02.2024

17:00-18:20

Tutorial session 1 and 2 (Group 3)

 

26.02.2024

12:30-13:50

Lecture 3: Consumer preferences

3

26.02.2024

14:00-15:20

Lecture 4: Utility, utility function, monotonic transformation

4

27.02.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 3 (Group 1)

 

28.02.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 3 (Group 2)

 

28.02.2024

17:00-18:20

Tutorial session 3 (Group 3),

 

04.03.2024

12:30-13:50

Lecture 5: Consumer choice, Kuhn-Tucker conditions

5

04.03.2024

14:00-15:20

Tutorial session 4 - ALL groups

 

05.03.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 5 (Group 1)

 

06.03.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 5 (Group 2)

 

06.03.2024

17:00-18:20

Tutorial session 5 (Group 3)

 

11.03.2024

12:30-15:20

Lecture 6: Demand and elasticities + TEST 1

6, 15

12.03.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 6 (Group 1)

 

13.03.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 6 (Group 2)

 

13.03.2024

17:00-18:20

Tutorial session 6 (Group 3)

 

18.03.2024

12:30-13:50

Lecture 7: Hicksian decomposition of SE and IE

8

18.03.2024

14:00-15:20

Lecture 8: Expenditure minimization and Hicksian demand

 

19.03.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 7, 8 (Group 1)

 

20.03.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 7, 8  (Group 2)

 

20.03.2024

17:00-18:20

Tutorial session 7, 8  (Group 3)

 

25.03.2024

12:30-13:50

Lecture 9: Duality (Nechyba, ch.10 & Gravelle-Rees, ch. 3)

 

25.03.2024

14:00-15:20

Lecture 10 - Revealed Preferences

7

26.03.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 9 (Group 1)

 

27.03.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 9 (Group 2)

 

27.03.2024

17:00-18:20

Tutorial session 9 (Group 3)

 

01.04.2024

No class (Easter Monday)

 

02.04.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 10 (Group 1)

 

03.04.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 10 (Group 2)

 

03.04.2024

17:00-18:20

Tutorial session 10 (Group 3)

 

08.04.2024

12:30-15:20

Lecture 11: Slutsky decomposition of SE and IE + TEST 2

8

09.04.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 11 (Group 1)

 

10.04.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 11 (Group 2)

 

10.04.2024

17:00-18:20

Tutorial session 11 (Group 3)

 

15.04.2024

12:30-15:20

Lecture 12: Welfare evaluation of economic changes

14

16.04.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 12 (Group 1)

 

17.04.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 12 (Group 1)

 

17.04.2024

17:00-18:20

Tutorial session 12 (Group 3)

 

22.04.2024

12:30-15:20

Lecture 13: Buying and selling

9

23.04.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 13 (Group 1)

 

24.04.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 13 (Group 2)

 

24.04.2024

17:00-18:20

Tutorial session 13 (Group 3)

 

29.04.2024

12:30-15:20

Lecture 14: Labor Supply + TEST 3

9

30.04.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 14 (Group 1)

 

01.05.2024

 

No tutorial - Public holiday

 

01.05.2024

 

No tutorial - Public holiday

 

06.05.2024

12:30-15:20

Lecture 15: Decision-making over time

10

06.05.2024

14:00-15:20

Tutorial session 14 - Groups 2 and 3

 

07.05.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 15 (All groups)

 

08.05.2024

 

No tutorial - Public holiday

 

08.05.2024

 

No tutorial - Public holiday

 

13.05.2024

12:30-15:20

Lecture 16: Decision-making under uncertainty

12

14.05.2024

No tutorial (Rector's Day) – Group 1 on Wednesday

 

15.05.2024

12:30-13:50

Tutorial session 16 (Group 2)

 

15.05.2024

17:00-18:20

Tutorial session 16 (Group 3)

 

20.05.2024

12:30-15:20

TEST 4

 

 

Last update: Šťastná Lenka, PhDr., Ph.D. (18.01.2024)