156-0314/07 – Economic Policy of the Czech Republic (HP ČR)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of National EconomyCredits5
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Jaromír Gottvald, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Jaromír Gottvald, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2015/2016Year 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.
KUR183 Ing. Jan Kurník
PYT005 doc. Ing. Mariola Pytliková, Ph.D.
SUL0018 Ing. Jan Šulák
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

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: 2015/2016 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 45  25
        Examination Examination 55  30
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T010) Finance P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202R027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T010) Finance P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202R027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202R027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T010) Finance P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202R027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202R027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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