Course: Reforming the Economic and Monetary Union in English

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Course title Reforming the Economic and Monetary Union in English
Course code KEM/AREMU
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Netušilová Pavla, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
- The European Economy - EU Institutions and Decision-making - Reforming the monetary union in the EMU - Reforming the fiscal policy in the EU - Reforming the financial supervision in the EU - The Case of Greece - The Case of Portugal - The Case of Spain - The Case of Ireland - The Case of France - The Case of Germany - The Case of Denmark

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Seminar
  • unspecified - 26 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 26 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
The study of this course assumes both basic knowledge about the structure and operation of the European Union and the good command of English.
learning outcomes
On completion of this course, students will: - have knowledge of the new EU fiscal framework and rules; - understand the debate on reinforced economic surveillance in the EU; - have an understanding of role and responsibilities of the European Central Bank; - comprehend procedures used in the EU decision-making; - be familiar with the role of the new European financial supervision authorities; - be able to work in a team on economic issues; - have improved verbal communication skills in English.
teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Seminar
assessment methods
Group presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Eichengreen B. The European Economy since 1945. Princenton University Press, 2006. ISBN 978-0691127101.
  • Mitsopoulos M., Pelagidis, T. Understanding the Crisis in Greece: From Boom to Bust. Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. ISBN 978-1137007964.
  • Quiggin J. Zombie Economics: How Dead Ideas Still Walk Among Us. Princenton University Press, 2010. ISBN 978-0691145822.
  • Roubini N., Mihm S. Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance. The Penguin Press, 2010. ISBN 978-1594202506.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Economics Project Management Systems (2013) Economy 1 -
Faculty of Economics Retail Management (2015) Economy 3 -
Faculty of Economics Retail Management (1) Economy 3 -
Faculty of Economics Information Systems Management (2013) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics Business Economics and Management (2013) Economy 1 -
Faculty of Economics Business Economics and Management (2017) Economy 1 -