Course: Economic Policy

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Course title Economic Policy
Course code KEM/HP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Dohnalová Veronika, Ing.
  • Nový Miloš, Ing. et Ing.
  • Beck Jiří, Doc. Ing. CSc.
  • Jarý Čestmír, PhDr.
Course content
- Economic policy as a theoretical science - Economic-political conceptions, the theory of economic policy - Goals, and tools of economic policy - Public sector, its function, the problem of effectiveness - Microeconomic function of the government in a free market economy - Structural policy - Rent policy - Social policy - Macroeconomic policy - Economic policy in a free market economy - Economic policy in the Czech republic in the phase of transformation - Economy of the Czech republic and EU Additional information for the students of the combined form of study is on the Courseware.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Interactive lecture, Self-study of literature, Lecture
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 32 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 20 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
The prerequisite is to accomplish the course Macroeconomics - KEM/EK2.
learning outcomes
Student is able: - Explain the tools of economic policy - Apply basic knowledge of economic theory on empirical economic-political issues - Analyze impacts of economic policy in particular cases - Connect particular theoretical approaches in economic policy and practical arrangements
professional skills
Student dokáže: aplikovat teoretické poznatky na reálné situace hospodářské politiky.
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture
Interactive lecture
Self-study of literature
assessment methods
Oral exam
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Euro : ekonomický týdeník. Praha : Euronews, 1998.
  • Hospodářské noviny : deník pro ekonomiku a politiku. Praha : Economia, ----.
  • Politická ekonomie.
  • Gowland, David. Makroekonomie. 1. vydání. Praha : Victoria Publishing, 1995. ISBN 80-85865-22-X.
  • Mankiw, N. Gregory. Zásady ekonomie. Praha : Grada, 1999. ISBN 80-7169-891-1.
  • Němcová, Ingeborg. Hospodářská politika. 1. vyd. Praha : Grada, 1997. ISBN 80-7169-462-2.
  • Samuelson, Paul Anthony; Nordhaus, William D.. Ekonomie. Praha : Svoboda, 2007. ISBN 978-80-205-0590-3.
  • Slaný, Antonín. Hospodářská politika. Vyd. 1. Praha : C.H. Beck, 1999. ISBN 80-7179-237-3.
  • Slaný, Antonín. Makroekonomická analýza a hospodářská politika. Praha : C.H. Beck, 2003. ISBN 80-7179-738-3.
  • Urban, Luděk. Hospodářská politika. 1. vyd. Praha : Victoria Publishing, 1994. ISBN 80-85863-01-7.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Economics Economic and Regional Geography (2013) Geography courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Information Systems (2016) Informatics courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Information Systems (2014) Informatics courses 3 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Information Systems (2017) Informatics courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Information Systems (2015) Informatics courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Applied Sciences Information Systems (1) Informatics courses 3 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Information Systems (2012) Informatics courses 3 Summer