Institute: Gazdaság- és Társadalomtudományi Intézet (1084 Budapest, Tavaszmező u. 15-17.) Credit: 2
Type of classes: Nappali Language: angol Semester: 2018/19/1
 
Level: Gépészmérnök BSc szak angol nyelvű képzés;
 
Responsible Teacher: Dr. Medve András Teacher(s): Kovácsné Mozsár Lívia Alice; Dr. Szekeres Valéria;
Consultations (total/week): Heti Lectures: 2 Practice lectures: 0 Labs: 0 Consultations: 0
 
Type of Exam: félévközi jegy
 
Aim of the subject: The Macroeconomic course is about to deliver basic knowledge in relation with the mechanisms of the economy in a modeled way with the tools of
positive economics. Our aim is to allow students to understand today’s economic environment.
Requirements during the semester
(homeworks, essays,
excercises, teamworks,
presentations,
part and final
oral/written exam etc.):
Two written examination papers on 8th és a 13th weeks and presentation.
 
Week of
semester
Topics of lectures/practices
1. Definition and Determination of National Income
2. Components of aggregate demand
3. Fiscal Policy and Foreign Trade
4. Money and Banking
5. Interest rates
6. Monetary and Fiscal Policy
7. Demand and Supply in Macroeconomics
8. Inflation (Examination)
9. Expectations and Unemployment
10. Open economy
11. Economic Growth
12. Fluctuations, Cycles and Economic Policy
13. Economic Policy-Examination
 
Type of evaluation,
repetition, calculation
of grade, etc.
- Participation is compulsory on lectures
- Absence from lectures and seminars must not exceed the level given in „TVSZ”
- Two written examination papers on 8th és a 13th weeks and presentation.
- Replacement on 14th week for those who have not written the papers or have not reached the minimum points.
- Assessment on the basis of points:
0-49% =1
50-61% =2
62-73% =3
74-85% =4
86-100% =5
Type of evaluation,
repetition, calculation
of grade, etc.
The final mark will be composed of two mid-term tests during the semester. A presentation could increase the final mark
 
Compulsory literature: Begg, Fisher, Dornbush: Economics, McGraw-Hill Education (11th Edition)
Samuelson, Nordhaus: Economics (2009)