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


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Course title: Public Finance II
Semester: SS 2013/2014
Course supervisor: Ing. Zuzana Richterková, Ph.D.
Supervising department: Department of Finance (FBE)
Time allowance: full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 16/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Prerequisites for registration: Final Bachelor Exam
Type of study: usual, consulting
Form of teaching: lecture, seminar
Mode of completion and credits: Exam (5 credits)
 
Course objective:
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

 
Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture24 h0 h
     practice12 h0 h
     consultation6 h16 h
     project work10 h0 h
Self-study
     preparation for exam37 h87 h
     preparation for regular assessment20 h0 h
     preparation for regular testing31 h0 h
     preparation of presentation0 h15 h
     writing of seminar paper0 h22 h
Total140 h140 h
 
Key words:
none
 
Course completion:
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.
 
Course methods: The course uses both lectures and seminars.
Seminars - economic experiments, case studies, student presentations
 
Reading list:
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.

Study plans:
C-EPA-UAD Accounting and Taxes, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2013/2014
C-EPA-FIM Finance and Investment Management, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2013/2014
C-EPA-PA Public administration, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2013/2014
C-EPA-UAD Accounting and Taxes, full-time form, initial academic year SS 2013/2014
C-EPA-FIM Finance and Investment Management, full-time form, initial academic year SS 2013/2014
 
Run in the period of: SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, SS 2015/2016, SS 2014/2015   (and older)
Course tutor: Ing. Zuzana Richterková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Teaching language: Czech
Town: Brno


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

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