Course syllabus DHP - Economic Policy and Public Administration (FBE - 2018/2019 - post-graduate studies)


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Course title: Economic Policy and Public Administration
Semester: 2018/2019
Course supervisor: prof. Ing. Lubor Lacina, Ph.D.
Supervising department: Department of Finance (FBE)
Time allowance: full-time, 0/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Type of study: usual, consulting
Form of teaching: lecture, seminar
Mode of completion and credits: Exam (0 credits), Commissional exam (0 credits), Ph.D. commissional exam (0 credits)
 
Course objective:
The aim of the course is to provide deeper knowledge of mechanisms and effects of economic policy, public administration and public finance.
 
Course content:
1.Economic policy (allowance 5/0)
 
a.Economic policy and its theoretical background - Aims and tools of economic policy
b.Stabilization role of macroeconomic policy in small open economy - fiscal and monetary integration
c.Economic transformation and process of economic globalisation

2.Public administration (allowance 6/0)
 
a.Territorial and regional division of state, its construction and functions
b.Models of public administration in Europe and USA
c.Supranational aspects of public administration in Europe
d.Role of government, regional and municipal public finance

3.Theory of public finance (allowance 5/0)
 
a.Therory of public choice
b.Theory of fiscal federalism
c.Problems of fiscal imbalances

 
Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     consultation16 h16 h
Total16 h16 h
 
Key words:
none
 
Course completion:
Oral exam based on consultations and study of reccomended literature.
 
Course methods: Consultations and reccomended readings.
 
Reading list:
Basic:
One economics, many recipes: globalization, institutions, and economic growth. 7th ed. Princeton, N.J. [u.a.: Princeton Univ. Press, 2009. 263 p. ISBN 978-0-691-12951-8.
HOLZER, M. Public administration: an introduction. Armonk, N.Y [u.a.: M.E. Sharpe, 2011. 490 p. ISBN 978-0-7656-2120-7.
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.
Reforming fiscal federalism and local government: beyond the zero-sum game. Paris: OECD Publishing, 2012. 135 p. OECD fiscal federalism studies. ISBN 978-92-64-09841-1.

Study plans:
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Run in the period of: 2019/2020 - post-graduate studies, 2017/2018 - post-graduate studies, 2016/2017 - post-graduate studies, 2015/2016 - post-graduate studies, 2014/2015 - post-graduate studies, 2013/2014 - post-graduate studies   (and older)
Course tutor: doc. Ing. Svatopluk Kapounek, Ph.D. (examiner, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Lubor Lacina, Ph.D. (examiner, lecturer, supervisor)
Teaching language: Czech
Town: Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 08/16/2018.

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