Course syllabus VF2 - Public Finance II (FBE - SS 2013/2014)


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Course code: VF2
Course title in Czech: Public Finance II
Course title in English:
Public Finance II
Semester: SS 2013/2014
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 16/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
master continuing
Course type: required
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Czech
Course supervisor:
Ing. Zuzana Richterková, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Faculty:
Faculty of Business and Economics
Teachers:
Ing. Zuzana Richterková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Prerequisites:
Final Bachelor Exam
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-till
Room
TeacherEntryFrequency
Capacity
Monday11.00-12.50Q03
Lecture
Every week
170
Wednesday
7.00-8.50
Q38Z. RichterkováSeminarEven week
30
Wednesday
7.00-8.50
Q38
Z. RichterkováSeminar
Odd week
30
Wednesday
15.00-16.50
Q46Z. RichterkováSeminar
Even week
30
Wednesday
15.00-16.50
Q46
Z. Richterková
Seminar
Odd week30
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim is to introduce advanced theories in public finance. The course developes the knowledge based on the Public Finance I and analyzes the importance and necesity of state intervences and public expenditure policy realization.
 
Course content:
1.
Public goods economic analysis (allowance 8/0)
 
a.implications of existence of public goods and externalities
b.
revealing mechanism
c.PG and externalities problems solving

2.
Analysis of public expenditures effectiveness (allowance 2/0)
 
a.
methods, models, approaches

3.
Fiscal Federalism Theory (allowance 4/0)
 
a.
Models
b.
Tiebout Model
c.
implications of existence of the FF

4.
Fiscal Policy in Monetary Unions (allowance 8/0)
5.
Public Choice Theory (allowance 4/0)
 
a.
How the PCHT affects the fiscal behaviour of fiscal authorities

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
lecture24 h
0 h
practice
12 h0 h
consultation
6 h
16 h
project work
10 h
0 h
preparation for exam
37 h
87 h
preparation for regular assessment
20 h
0 h
preparation for regular testing
31 h
0 h
preparation of presentation
0 h
15 h
writing of seminar paper0 h
22 h
Total
140 h140 h
 
Assessment methods:
The Credit is necessary to be able to apply for exams. Min. 60 % from two written tests (Credit) is required.
Two test during the semester are as follows:
- mid-term I -- the test themed on the topics, which are discussed during the seminars and lectures (1st half of the semester)
- mid-term II -- the test themed on the topics, which are discussed during the seminars and lectures (2nd half of the semester)
Credit is compulsory for final exam participation. Participation on test is compulsory.
The final exam is oral. The points (Credit-points) are part of the evaluation -- final mark.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement typeDaily attendance
Combined form
Total0 %
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
ROSEN, H S. -- GAYER, T. Public finance. 9th ed. Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill/Higher Education, 2010. 595 p. The McGraw-Hill series economics. ISBN 978-007-351135-1.
DVOŘÁK, P. Veřejné finance, fiskální nerovnováha a finanční krize. 1st ed. V Praze: C.H. Beck, 2008. 343 p. Beckova edice ekonomie. ISBN 978-80-7400-075-1.

Recommended:
MUSGRAVE, R A. -- MUSGRAVE, P B. et al. Veřejné finance v teorii a praxi. 1st ed. Praha: Management Press, 1994. 581 p. ISBN 80-85603-76-4.
Veřejné finance v demokratickém systému. 1st ed. Praha: Computer Press, 1998. 324 p. ISBN 80-7226-116-9.
JACKSON, P M. -- BROWN, C V. Ekonomie veřejného sektoru. 1st ed. Praha: Eurolex Bohemia, 2003. 733 p. Ekonomie. ISBN 80-86432-09-2.
OCHRANA, F. Veřejná volba a řízení veřejných výdajů. Praha: Ekopress, 2003. ISBN 80-86119-71-8.
ŠIROKÝ, J. et al. Daňové teorie: s praktickou aplikací. 2nd ed. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2008. 301 p. ISBN 978-80-7400-005-8.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-EPA-UAD Accounting and Taxes, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
Field of study C-EPA-FIM Finance and Investment Management, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
Field of study C-EPA-PA Public administration, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
Field of study C-EPA-UAD Accounting and Taxes, full-time form, initial period SS 2013/2014
Field of study C-EPA-FIM Finance and Investment Management, full-time form, initial period SS 2013/2014
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
SS 2020/2021, SS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, SS 2015/2016 (and older)
Teaching place:
Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 12/06/2013.

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