Course: Public Finance

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Course title Public Finance
Course code UEV/PVFI
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Sobotka Martin, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Public finance in mixed economy. Fiscal function of the state. Budget system. State budget. Special funds in the Czech Republik. Public expenditures. Public budget revenues. Essentials of tax theory. Social security financing. Budget deficit and public debt. Redistribution and dotations.

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 on the basis of understanding public and general economics with theoretical knowledge and information about money flow and function of financial means coming through particular public budgets, especially state budget. The attention is paid to the rules regulating distribution of public funds and control, both its acquirement and emission.
Students will be able to use acquired theoretical knowledge in the economic sphere as well as in further study of the follow-up Bachelor and Master courses.
Prerequisites
unspecified

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

The assignment is granted upon completion of the following conditions: active attendance at seminars and successful pass continuous exams. The alternative condition of assignment relates to elaboration of seminary work according to instructions set during the seminars. The examination is combined.
Recommended literature
  • DVOŘÁK, P. Veřejné finance, fiskální nerovnováha a finanční krize. Praha:C.H.Beck, 2008.
  • HAMERNÍKOVÁ, B., MAAYTOVÁ, A.:. Veřejné finance. Praha: Wolters Kluwer Česká republika, 2010.
  • NAHODIL, F.:. Veřejná správa a financování veřejného sektoru. Plzeň: Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, 2014.
  • PEKOVÁ, J.:. Veřejné finance. Praha: Wolters Kluwer Česká republika, 2011.


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 Informatics in Public Administration (2014) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2015) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Regional and Information Management (2015) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Regional and Information Management (2014) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Management of Financial Risks (2014) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2013) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Informatics in Public Administration (2013) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Management of Financial Risks (2013) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Management of Financial Risks (2015) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2014) 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 (2013) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Regional and Information Management (2013) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Informatics in Public Administration (2015) Economy 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Public Economics and Administration (2014) Economy 2 Summer