Course: Economic Policy

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Course title Economic Policy
Course code UEV/KHPO
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Volejníková Jolana, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Knězáčková Radka, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Economic policy, its aims, bearers and instruments. Coordination of economics and economic-political conception. Economic competition and competition policy. Stabilization policy. External economic policy. Structural policy. Social policy. Economic integration. Main directions of interventionist economic policy. Main directions of neo-conservative economic policy. Transformation processes of central planned economics.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Methods of individual activities
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to acquaint the students with basic knowledge in the theory and practice of economic policy. It assumes good level of knowledge of general economic theory, history of national economy and economic theories, finance, law and public administration and politics. Furthermore, the course deals except the information about basic appliance used in the formation and decision making in the economic policy also with the most important economic policies and its development.
Students will be able to use the knowledge and information from this course and applied them into economical theory and also for detailed analysis the continuing courses.
Prerequisites
Prerequisite of study is general knowledge of economics.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Written examination, Home assignment evaluation, Student performance assessment

The assignment is granted upon completion of the seminar paper. The examination comprises of written test and oral examination.
Recommended literature
  • KADEŘÁBKOVÁ, A. a kol.:. Růst, stabilita, konkurenceschopnost IV-Česká republika v globalizované a znalostní ekonomice. Praha: Linde, 2008.
  • KLIKOVÁ, Ch., KOTLÁN, I. Hospodářská politika. Ostrava: Sokrates, 2003.
  • KOTLÁN, I. a kol.:. Aplikovaná hospodářská politika. Praha: Sokrates, 2001.
  • SLANÝ, A.:. Makroekonomická analýza a hospodářská politika. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2002.
  • SPĚVÁČEK, V. a kol. Transformace české ekonomiky (politické, ekonomické a sociální aspekty). Praha: Linde, 2002. Praha, Linde, 2002.
  • ŽÁK, M.:. Hospodářská politika. Praha: Vysoká škola ekonomie a managementu, 2006.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2015) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Enterprise Management (2015) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Security Management in Enterprises (2016) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Enterprise Management (2014) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Informatics in Public Administration (2015) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Informatics in Public Administration (2014) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2013) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Economics and Operation in Enterprises (2016) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Economics and Operation in Enterprises (2013) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2015) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2014) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2014) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Enterprise Management (2016) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Enterprise Management (2013) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Security Management in Enterprises (2015) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Security Management in Enterprises (2014) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Security Management in Enterprises (2013) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Informatics in Public Administration (2013) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Economics and Operation in Enterprises (2014) Economy 2 Summer