156-0314/05 – Economic Policy of the Czech Republic (HP ČR)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of National EconomyCredits4
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Jaromír Gottvald, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Jaromír Gottvald, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master, Bachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
ADA364 Ing. Emil Adámek, Ph.D.
FIL03 Ing. Lenka Filipová, Ph.D.
GOT40 prof. Ing. Jaromír Gottvald, CSc.
PYT005 doc. Ing. Mariola Pytliková, Ph.D.
STE27 Ing. Martin Štěpánek, Ph.D.
SUL0018 Ing. Jan Šulák
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

- 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. Transformation 2. Central planned economy 3. Main transformation steps 4. Privatization process 5. Fiscal policy of the Czech Republic 6. Monetary policy of the Czech Republic 7. External economic policy of the Czech Republic 8. Foreign direct investments 9. Economic situation of the Czech Republic in 1997 10. Institutional environment of the Czech Republic 11. Labour markets and unemployment in the Czech Republic 12. Topical problems of the Czech Republic: pension reform, public finance reform 13. Topical problems of the Czech Republic: competitiveness, shadow economy 14. Conclusions

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2011/2012 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation Credit 100 (100) 51
        Presentation Semestral project 25  13
        Written exam Written test 75  38
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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