120-0344/06 – Economic Policy of Selected Countries (HPVZ)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of European IntegrationCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Lenka Fojtíková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Lenka Fojtíková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor, Follow-up Master
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LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
FOJ28 doc. Ing. Lenka Fojtíková, Ph.D.
LAN075 Ing. Eva Kovářová, Ph.D.
VAH011 Ing. Bohdan Vahalík
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1. To compile data about development of the basic macroeconomic indicators of selected EU countries and other countries like the USA, Japan, China, Russia. 2.To categorise a political system in individual countries. 3. To formulate a main direction of the economic policy in the individual countries. 4. To summarise the actual economic problems in the world. 5. To assess the efficiency of the economic policy in these countries. 6. To evaluate the actual reform measures. 7. To compare the economic development of the EU with third countries. 8. To predict the economic situation in the world on the international data base.

Teaching methods

Lectures
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Summary

The subject reflect on the economic policy of selected EU countries (Germany, France, Great Britain) and others non-member countries of the European Union, like the USA, Japan, Russia and China, etc. The attention will be focus on main authors of economic policy, their instruments and objectives aimed at the process of economic reforms in chosen countries. The object of the subject is to show the position of the EU in the world economy in comparison with selected countries.

Compulsory literature:

FOJTÍKOVÁ, Lenka a Bohdan VAHALÍK. Praktická hospodářská politika ve vybraných zemích světové ekonomiky. Ostrava: SOET, 2017, vol. 23. 416 s. ISBN: 978-80-248-3990-5. QUÉRÉ, A. B., B. COEURÉ, P. JACQUET a J. P. FERRY. Economic Policy. Theory and Practice. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. 709 s. ISBN 978-0-19-532273-6. TOMEŠ, Zdeněk et al. Hospodářská politika 1900-2007. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2008. 253 s. ISBN 978-80-7400-002-7.

Recommended literature:

BARTLETT, Bruce. The New American Economy. The Failure of Reaganomics and a New Way Forward. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. 266 s. ISBN 978-0-230-61587-8. CIHELKOVÁ, Eva et al. Světová ekonomika. Obecné trendy rozvoje. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2009. 273 s. ISBN 978-80-7400-155-0. FEENSTRA, Robert C. a Shang-Jin WEI. China´s Growing Role in World Trade. London: The University of Chicago Press, 2010. 256 s. ISBN 978-0-226-23971-2. ISBN 0-226-23971-3. MADDISON, Angus. Chinese Economic Performance in the Long Run. Paris: OECD Development Centre, 2007. 195 s. ISBN 978-92-64-03762-5. FISCHMAN, Ted C. Jak Čína drtí Ameriku a svět. Praha: Alfa Publishing, 2006. 278 s. ISBN 80-86851-44-3. TSE, Edward. The China Strategy. New York: Basic Books, 2010. 247 s. ISBN 978-0-465-01825-3.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

- seminar thesis, PowerPoint prezentation - news, discussion

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

- seminar thesis, PowerPoint prezentation - news, discussion

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lectures: 1. Introduction to the course. The world economic development and the regulations of economies on the national and international levels. 2. Economic policy - theoretical discipline. The main landmarks in the development of practical economic policy. The specificity of the EU economic policy. 3. The characterization of the main types of economic policy. 4. The specification of the EU´s economic policy and its instruments. 5. Economic development and economic policy in Germany. 6. Economic development and economic policy in Great Britain. 7. Economic development and economic policy in France. 8. Economic development and economic policy in Scandinavian countries. 9. Economic development and economic policy in the USA. 10. Economic development and economic policy in Japan. 11. Economic development and economic policy in Russia. 12. Economic development and economic policy in China. 13. The comparison of the strong and weak sites of the selected economies. 14. Acctual issue in world economy. Conclusion. Seminars: 1. Introduction into the course. 2. Discussion about the economic reforms in Germany and Great Britain. 3. Discussion about the economic reforms in Scandinavian countries and France. 4. Discussion about the economic reforms in the USA and Japan. 5. Discussion about the economic reforms in Russia and China.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2013/2014 Summer semester)
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