156-0414/01 – Economic Policy of the Czech Republic (HP ČR)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Applied EconomicsCredits4
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Jaromír Gottvald, CSc.Subject version guarantorIng. Martin Štěpánek, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2007/2008Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
STE27 Ing. Martin Štěpánek, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Credit and Examination 12+0

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



Privatization process Economic policy of 90s Recent economic policy Recent economic reforms Economic crisis

Compulsory literature:

HOLMAN, Robert. Transformace české ekonomiky: v komparaci s dalšími zeměmi střední Evropy. Vyd. 1. Praha: Centrum pro ekonomiku a politiku, 2000. Ekonomika, právo, politika. ISBN 80-902795-6-2. SPĚVÁČEK, Vojtěch a kol. Transformace české ekonomiky: politické, ekonomické a sociální aspekty. Praha: Linde, 2002. ISBN 80-86131-32-7. JONÁŠ, Jiří. Ekonomická transformace v České republice: makroekonomický vývoj a hospodářská politika. Vyd. 1. Praha: Management Press, 1997. ISBN 80-85943-22-0.

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


Other requirements



Subject has no prerequisities.


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 12. Healthcare reform 13. Pension reform 14. Economic crisis

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester, validity until: 2012/2013 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (145) 51 3
        Examination Examination 100  0 3
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45  0 3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2010/2011 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210T004) European Integration (02) European Integration K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T020) Business Economics (02) Business Economics K Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan

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