120-0741/01 – Economics of European Integration (EEI)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of European IntegrationCredits3
Subject guarantorIng. Boris Navrátil, CSc.Subject version guarantorIng. Boris Navrátil, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year2Semesterwinter
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2006/2007Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
FOJ20 doc. RNDr. Alois Fojtek, CSc.
NAV20 Ing. Boris Navrátil, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1.To describe integration process in Europe and its influence on goals of economic policy in the EC/EU, 2.To identify the main economic-political goals and explain related tools in different integration stages, 3.To apply knowledge for solution of topical economic-poltical issues of the EC/EU, 4.To analyse economic-political situation in the EC/EU member countries and discuss ways and means for its solutions.

Teaching methods

Lectures

Summary

The subject should complete the basic knowledge of the student in the field of European integration. The main focus will be laid as on the different forms of integration processes in Europe including its historical background as on the common and coordinated policies of the European Union. The actual topics of the EU activities will be emphasized too.

Compulsory literature:

1.Baldwin, Richard, Wyplosz, Charles. The Economics of European Integration. Mc Graw-Hill, 2006. ISBN 0-077-103947.

Recommended literature:

1.CINI, Michelle a Niéves PÉREZ-SOLÓRZANO BORRAGÁN. European Union Politics. Oxford: University Press, 2010. 485 p. ISBN 978-0-19-9548637. 2.McDonald, Frank, Dearden, Stephen. European Economic Integration. Longman, Essex, England. ISBN 0 582 309174. 3.Bainbridge, Timothy. The Penguin Companion to European Union. Penguin Books, England. ISBN 0 14 026879 0. 4.El Agraa, Ali. The European Union. 7th ed. Prentice Hall, 2004. ISBN 0 273 679996. 5.Hitiris. European Union Economics. 5th ed. Harlow, Finantial Times Prentice Hall, 2003. ISBN 0273 65537x. 6.Artis, M. J., Lee, N. The Economics of the European Union. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0 19 877561 x. 7.Pálankai, Tibor. Economics of European Integration. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest., 2003. ISBN 963 05 7990 1.2.McDonald, Frank, Dearden, Stephen. European Economic Integration. Longman, Essex, England. ISBN 0 582 309174. 3.Bainbridge, Timothy. The Penguin Companion to European Union. Penguin Books, England. ISBN 0 14 026879 0. 4.El Agraa, Ali. The European Union. 7th ed. Prentice Hall, 2004. ISBN 0 273 679996. 5.Hitiris. European Union Economics. 5th ed. Harlow, Finantial Times Prentice Hall, 2003. ISBN 0273 65537x. 6.Artis, M. J., Lee, N. The Economics of the European Union. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0 19 877561 x. 7.Pálankai, Tibor. Economics of European Integration. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest., 2003. ISBN 963 05 7990 1

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

test

E-learning

no

Other requirements

current news monitoring, good knowledge of Europe´s geography

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1.The global world economy and integration. The origins and development of the European integration towards the European Union. The aims of the EU economic policy. 2.Regulation (policies) and governance of integration processes – institution, law and finance conditions. 3.From the customs union to the single European market. The effects of establishing free movement. Competition policy. 4.Economic and monetary union. EMU and economic policy coordination. Macroeconomic policy coordination. 5.Common external trade policy. Trade aggreements. Method of protection against unfair trade. 6.Common agricultural policy. The reasons for its development, the regulation and operation of common agricultural policy. Common fisheries policy. 7.Common transport policy. Transeuropean nets. 8.Structural policy roles and directions – industrial sectoral policies. The development and aims. 9.Regional policy. From regional heterogeneity towards economic cohesion. 10.Research and development policy. European Research Area. 11.Environment policy and energy policy. 12.Social policy. Social cohesion. Employment.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester, validity until: 2010/2011 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (145) 51
        Examination Examination 100  0
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45  0
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