156-0330/02 – Economic Policy C (HP C)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of National EconomyCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Zuzana Kučerová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Zuzana Kučerová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year2Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
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 outline possibilities of economic policy on various paterns of society - to identify causes of politico-economical phenomena and their connections - to argue effectivity cf choices economic steps - to explain necessity of concrete economic actions - to contrast differences between Anglo-Saxons and continentals conception of economic policy

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Summary

The subject is drawn with respect to the trends of contemporary economic theory. Special emphasis is laid on the approaches of theoretical schools to economic policy formation and possibilities and on the evaluation of economic policy efficiency. Various forms of economic policy are demonstrated on the cases of real economic policies of selected developed countries.

Compulsory literature:

WILLIAM J. BAUMOL, and ALAN S. BLINDER Economics : Principles & Policy. 12th ed Mason : South-Western Cengage Learning,2012. ISBN 978-0-538-45369-1

Recommended literature:

MUSGRAVE PEGGY B. Tax policy in the global economy : selected essays of Peggy B. Musgrave. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2002. ISBN 1-840-64313-7 Economic policy in the international economy : essays in honor of Assaf Razin / edited by Elhanan Helpman, Efraim Sadka. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2003. ISBN 0-521-81519-3

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Any other requirements.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Political aspects of macroeconomic policy - part 1 2. Political aspects of macroeconomic policy - part 2 3. Macroeconomic policy and the state 4. Macroeconomic policy - theoretical and practical possibilities 5. Limits of macroeconomic policy 6. Macroeconomic policy theory 7. Public choice theory and macroeconomic policy. 8. Macroeconomic policy and regulations 9. Goals and tools of macroeconomic policy - part 1 10. Goals and tools of macroeconomic policy - part 2 11. The decision making process and macroeconomic policy 12. Subjects of macroeconomic policy 13. The coordination process of the economy 14. Main concepts of macroeconomic policy

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
        Semestrální projekt Semestral project 30  16
        Písemka Written test 70  35
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2015/2016 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T095) Economics and Law in Journalism P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T095) Economics and Law in Journalism P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T095) Economics and Law in Journalism P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T095) Economics and Law in Journalism P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T095) Economics and Law in Journalism P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan

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