156-0904/01 – THE COUNTRY COMPETITIVENESS AND ITS ECONOMIC GROWTH (KzER)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of National EconomyCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Christiana Kliková, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Christiana Kliková, CSc.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2010/2011Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KLI30 prof. Ing. Christiana Kliková, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 90+0
Combined Examination 90+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Knowledge in the area of the economic policies that regards the competitiveness of individual countries and its interconnection with the economic growth. The current conception of the competitiveness includes in this term all aspects of the performance in the market (both at the level of the company or the state), quality of products, the ability to innovate, the ability to adjust to the quickly changing market conditions, the availability of the necessary infrastructure, the institutional environment etc. Therefore the competitiveness will be viewed in many of these possible aspects. There also will be closely discussed the factors influencing the country competitiveness and its economic growth.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations

Summary

Cílem předmětu Teorie protimonopolní regulace, jejíž moderní poznatky se objevují na konci 19. a začátku 20. století, je ukázat studentům způsoby,kterými je možno zmírňovat negativní dopady nedokonalé konkurence na ekonomickou efektivnost země. Proto se předmět soustřeďuje na rozvoj teorie i praktické politiky ochrany trhu a koncepční představy o uspořádání soutěžní

Compulsory literature:

1.AMABLE B. Diversity of Modern Capitalism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. ISBN 0-19-926113-X (hbk) 2.BLANCHARD, O. The Economic Future of Europe. Cambridge, MA: NBER, 2004 (Working Paper No. 10310). Available at http://www.nber.org/papers/w10310. 3.GLAESER, E. L., LA PORTA, R., LOPEZ DE SILANES, F. A SHLEIFER, A. Do Institutions Cause Growth? Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, 2004. Available at http://www.nber.org/papers/W10568 4.KOLEKTIV CEZ VŠEM, NOZV NVF The competitive ability of the Czech Republic 2008-2009. Prague: Linde, 2010. 460 p. ISBN 978-80-86131-87-0 5.OECD Information Technology Outlook. Available http://www.oecd.org/document/10/0,3343,en_2649_33757_37486858_1_1_1_1,00.html 6. PORTER M. E. The Competitive Advantage of Nations. New York: Free Press, 1990. 7.RASMUSSEN P. N. A DELORS J. The New Social Europe. Available www.pes.org, 2007 8.SLANÝ at all. Competitiveness of the Czech economy (development trends). Brno: Masaryk ´s University, 2006. ISBN 80-210-4157-9 9.SLANÝ at all. Competitiveness, growth performance and stability of the Czech economy. Brno: Masaryk´s University, 2011. ISBN 978-80-210-5656-5

Recommended literature:

1.KADEŘÁBKOVÁ A. at all. Yearbook of the Czech Republic competitiveness 2005. 1st release Prague: Linde, 2005. 169 p. ISBN 80-86131-64-5. 2.KADEŘÁBKOVÁ A. at all. Yearbook of the Czech Republic competitiveness 2006-2007. 1st release Prague : Linde, 2007. 169 p. ISBN 80-86131-64-5. 3.KADEŘÁBKOVÁ A. at all. Growth, stability and competitiveness II: actual problems of the Czech economy when joining EU. Prague: Linde s.r.o., 2004. 4.KADEŘÁBKOVÁ A. at all. Growth, stability and competitiveness III.(the Czech Republic in the globalized and knowledge economy). Prague: Linde s.r.o., 2007. ISBN 978-80-86131-71-9 5.PORTER M. E. Competitive advantage. Prague: Victoria Publishing,1992.ISBN 80-85605-12-0 6.SLANÝ at all. Factors of the competitiveness (comparing the countries V-4). Brno: Masaryk ´s University, 2007. ISBN 978-80-210-4455-5 Current contributions on the topic competitiveness in the journal Political Economy and Prague Economic Papers

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Written elaboration project and his defence in terms of examination.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

What is competitiveness? The current concept of competitiveness. Product quality as a competitive factor . Innovation as a basis for competitiveness of the state . Availability of the necessary infrastructure and its impact on the competitiveness of the state. Influence the quality of the institutional environment on the competitiveness of the country. Possibilities of measuring competitiveness. Competitiveness of countries and their economic growth.

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