156-0314/03 – Economic Policy of the Czech Republic (HP ČR)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of National EconomyCredits4
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Jaromír Gottvald, CSc.Subject version guarantorIng. Natalie Uhrová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2003/2004Year of cancellation2014/2015
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KAS176 Ing. Milan Kaštan, Ph.D.
UHR20 Ing. Natalie Uhrová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- to define differences between central planed and market economy - to describe basic transformation steps - to clarify main principles of economic policy in 90's - to analyze main problems of Czech economic - to analyze possible impacts of particular economic reforms

Teaching methods

Lectures
Seminars

Summary

The course is focused on problems concerning the Czech economy and the economic policy of the Czech Republic. Course students are familiarized with the economic policy of central planned economies and the process of transformation with respect to privatization. Attention is paid to role of institutions in transformation process. This part is followed by lectures concerning fiscal, monetary policy and external economic policy and its evolution from 1993. Current issues of Czech economy are discussed in final units of the course. Emphasis is placed on public finance reform, healthcare reform, pension system reform.

Compulsory literature:

BAILEY, S. J. Strategic public finance. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. ISBN 0-333-92221-2. KLAUS, Václav. Dismantling socialism: a preliminary report: ( road to market economy II ) = Demontáž socialismu: předběžná zpráva: (cesta k tržní ekonomice II). Praha: TOP Agency, 1992. ISBN 80-900626-6-0. KLAUS, Václav. Rebirth of a country: five years after: collection of speeches of the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic. Praha: Ringier, 1994. ISBN 80-85603-79-9. Handouts and PowerPoint presentations

Recommended literature:

ÅSLUND, Anders. How capitalism was built: the transformation of Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. ISBN 978-0-521-68382-1.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Other specific requirements are not established.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Central planned economy 2. Basic transformation steps 3. Privatization 4. Fiscal policy 5. Monetary Policy 6. Foreign economy policy 7. Unemployment 8. Economic situation in 1997 9. Institutional frame 10. Reform of Public Finance 11. Healthcare reform 12. Pension reform 13. Economic crisis

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester, validity until: 2013/2014 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 35 (35) 0
                Other task type Other task type 35  0
        Examination Examination 65 (65) 0
                Oral Oral examination 65  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2011/2012 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T010) Finance (00) Finance P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T011) Economics and Law in Business P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
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2010/2011 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T010) Finance (00) Finance P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
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2010/2011 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T055) Public Economics and Administration (00) Public Economics and Administration P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T020) Business Economics (00) Business Economics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202R027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
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2009/2010 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210T004) European Integration (00) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202R027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
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2008/2009 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210T004) European Integration (00) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T055) Public Economics and Administration P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T055) Public Economics and Administration P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T020) Business Economics (00) Business Economics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T011) Economics and Law in Business P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
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