156-0581/01 – Applied economic policy (AHP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of National EconomyCredits4
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Jaromír Gottvald, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Jaromír Gottvald, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year2Semesterwinter
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
FIL03 Ing. Lenka Filipová, Ph.D.
GOT40 prof. Ing. Jaromír Gottvald, CSc.
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

The subject will focus on applications of theories of economic policy. Following an initial review of theoretical approaches to economic policy, the course assesses individual country cases. Besides the traditional concepts of economic policy, one will cover issues arising from recent developments, including experiences of industrial countries and policy measures implemented in response to the 2008 economic crisis.

Teaching methods

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Summary

Compulsory literature:

BÉNASSY-QUÉRÉ, A., COEURÉ B., JACQUET, P. and JEAN PISANI-FERRY. Economic Policy: Theory and Practice. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. ISBN: 9780195322736.

Recommended literature:

HA-JOON CHANG and PETER NOLAN. The Transformation of the Communist Economies. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 1995. ISBN 978-1-349-23916-0. KRUGMAN, P. R., Obstfeld, M. and Marc J. Melitz. International Economics, Theory and Policy. Harlow: Pearson, 2015. ISBN: 13 978-1-292-01955-0. WEISS, J. Economic Policy for Developing Countries. Prentice-Hall, 1995. ISBN: 13 978-0133563535.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

There are no more student requirements.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction to economic policy - establishment, institutions, goals, tools 2. Theoretical approaches to economic policy 3. Keynesian economic policy - characteristics, its practical realization mainly in Great Britain, continental Europe and USA. 4. Monetarism and supply side theory - characteristics, their practical implementation on the example of Great Britain and the USA 5. Indicative planning and welfare states - characteristics, practical application on example of France, Japan and Scandinavian countries 6. Centrally planned economies - characteristics, practical application in the world 7. Economic policy of China, Russia and Eastern Europe from the end of the 20th century to the present - transformation of economies and economic policies 8. Economic policy of China, Russia and Eastern Europe from the end of the 20th century to the present - transformation of economies and economic policies - continuation 9. Economic policy of developing countries: India, Africa, Near and Middle East 10. Economic policy of South American countries, frequent alternation of left-wing and right-wing economic policies and their impact on the economy of the countries 11. New economic policy directions applied in developed countries by the end of the 20th century to the economic crisis in 2008 12. New economic policy directions applied in developed countries towards the end of the 20th century until the economic crisis of 2008 - continued 13. Current economic policy in the world after the economic crisis of 2008 - changes in the economic policy of the EU (the Czech Republic) and the USA 14. Current economic policy in the world after the economic crisis of 2008 - changes in economic policy of China and India; changes in the global solution of developing countries' economic policies

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 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 35  18
        Examination Examination 65  30
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Conditions statd by lecturer.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (N0311A050012) Applied economics (S02) Economic Development P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (N0311A050013) Applied Economics (S01) Economic Development P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (N0412A050005) Finance P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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