114-0508/02 – Antitrust Regulation and Competition Policy in the CR and the EU (ATRC)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of EconomicsCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Ivana Jánošíková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Ivana Jánošíková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2009/2010Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor, Follow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
JAN77 Ing. Ivana Jánošíková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of this course is: - to understand the role of regulatory policy in transition economies, - to describe problems of deregulation and privatization - to explain the purpose of regulation in public utility according to an analysis of the natural monopoly concept, - to discusse general institutional issues of regulatory process and the possibility of application the EU regulatory practices in conditions of the Czech Republic.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations
Project work

Summary

In this course the role of regulatory policy in transition economies and problems of deregulation and privatization are discussed. It is focused on the role of economic theory in public utility regulation and analysis of the natural monopoly concept. There are discussed general institutional issues of regulatory process and the possibility of application the EU regulatory practices in conditions of the Czech Republic.

Compulsory literature:

1. ARMENTANO, Dominick T. Antitrust policy: The Case for Repeal. Ludwig von Mises Institute, Auburn 2007. ISBN 978-0-945466-25-3 2. BALWIN, Robert and CAVE, Martin. Understanding Regulation. Theory, Strategy and Practice. Oxford University Press. New York, 2010. ISBN 978-0-19-877438-9 3. ROTHBARD, Murray N. and SALERNO, Joseph T. Man, Economy and State with Power and Market, Scholar’s Edition. 2nd edition. Ludwig von Misses Institute. Auburn, Alabama, 2011. ISBN 1933550996 4. STIGLITZ, Joseph E. Economics of the public sector. W. W. Norton, Incorporated, 2015. ISBN 0393925226, 9780393925227

Recommended literature:

1. BALWIN, Robert, CAVE, Martin and LODGE, Martin. The Oxford Handbook of regulation. Oxford University Press. New York, 2010. ISBN 978-0-19-956021-9 2. MOSS, David A. and CISTERNINO, John A. New Perspectives on regulation. The Tobin Project, One Mifflin Place, Cambridge (USA), 2009. ISBN 978-0-9824788-0-6 3. VISCUSI, W. Kip, HARRINGTON, Joseph E., VERNON, John M. Economics of Regulation and Antitrust, 4th ed. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005. ISBN-10: 0-262-22075-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-262-22075-0 4. PÉREZ-ARRIAGA, Ignacio J. Regulation of the Power Sector. Springer Science & Business Media. London, 2013. ISBN 978-1-4471-5033-6.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Student has to get at least 51 % of the maximum 100 %. In this – maximum 10 % for attending the lectures, maximum 30 % for elaboration and presentation of 3 projects on the given topic, and maximum 60 % for writing the final test in the end of the semester.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Brief syllabus: 1. Introduction to Antitrust regulation 2. Competition and monopoly, various concepts of the competition, economic efficiency 3. Oligopoly 4. Restrictions of the economic competition 5. Monopolization and price discrimination 6. Theory of regulation 7. Natural monopoly and economic regulation 8. Contemporary approaches to the antitrust regulation 9. EU Competition Policy – Antitrust 10. EU Competition Policy – Mergers 11. EU Competition Policy - State Aid and Public Procurement

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2014/2015 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: not specified

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202R027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202R027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner
Incoming students - bachelor study 2019/2020 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming students - bachelor study 2018/2019 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming Students 2017/2018 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming Students 2016/2017 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming Students 2015/2016 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block