342-0334/05 – Transportation Economics (EvD)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of TransportCredits3
Subject guarantorIng. Jana Míková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Jana Míková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2012/2013Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KRE450 Ing. Michal Krempl, Ph.D.
OLI22 doc. Ing. Ivana Olivková, Ph.D.
TEI72 doc. Ing. Dušan Teichmann, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 2+2
Part-time Graded credit 8+4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Understanding of industrial and operational process in transport. Comprehension of economical relationship in passenger and freight transport, principles of business, national macroeconomic and transport policy. Comprehension of financial relationship among state, regions, municipalities and transport companies. Economical instruments application to entrepreneurship and control of transport companies.

Teaching methods

Project work


Characteristics of industrial and operational process in transport. Principles of transport economy, transport company control, basic economical category in enterprise, transport company financing. Economical relationship in passenger and freight transport. Economical result - income/costs. Rail transformation. Effectiveness investigation of rail, road and air transport. Transport coordination and modal split. Principles and tools for property renewal. National macroeconomic policy, aims, its tools and effects, transport policy resources. EU transport policy. Economical and financial relationship of state and transport. Labour productivity in transport, technical and economical indicators in transport, statistics, costs and income in transport, economic interest, planning and supply process.

Compulsory literature:

QUINET, E.-Vickerman, R.: Principles of Trasnport Economics. Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc., 2004, ISBN 1-84064-865-1

Recommended literature:

SPENCER, E.D.: Economics, study guide. Addison-Wesley Publishong Company, 1990, ISBN 0-201-05932-0

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

- písemná práce - projekt - Příprava a plánování výkonů dopravního podniku, marketingový mix


Other requirements

Další požadavky na studenta


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Introduction and basic concepts Company structure Property, capital and company financial management Revenues, costs, receipts and company expenses Price and formation of prices Investment activity of transport company: Profitability in traffic: Taxation and tax policy in road services area Preparation and planned performance in transportation company, marketing mix

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2011/2012 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Graded exercises evaluation Graded credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2012/2013 (B2341) Engineering (2301R003) Transport Equipment and Technology P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (B2341) Engineering (2301R003) Transport Equipment and Technology P Czech Šumperk 3 Compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (B2341) Engineering (2301R003) Transport Equipment and Technology K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (B2341) Engineering (2301R003) Transport Equipment and Technology K Czech Šumperk 3 Compulsory study plan

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