Course syllabus HPO - Economic Policy II (FBE - WS 2019/2020)


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Course code: HPO
Course title in Czech:
Economic Policy II
Course title in English:
Economic Policy II
Semester:
WS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (4 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
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. Aleš Franc, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Department of Economics (FBE)
Faculty:
Teachers:
Ing. Aleš Franc, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites:
 
Timetable in this semester:
DayFrom-tillRoomTeacher
Entry
Frequency
Capacity
Monday
11.00-12.50
Q02Lecture
Every week
170
Monday
13.00-14.50
Q48
Seminar
Odd week
30
Monday
13.00-14.50
Q48
A. Franc
Seminar
Even week
30
Tuesday11.00-12.50
Q48
A. FrancSeminar
Even week
30
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, the students should be able to describe the consequences of the main instruments of economic policy and explain their transmission channels. The students should also be able to discuss current economic problems and suggest possible solutions.
 
Course content:
1.The role of the state in the economy. Theoretical concepts of economic policy (allowance 4/2)
2.Internatinal aspects of economic policy (allowance 2/1)
3.Coordination of economic activities. The role of institutions in economic policy (allowance 2/1)
4.
Fiscal policy & Great recession (allowance 4/2)
5.
Monetary policy & Great recession (allowance 4/2)
6.International financial integration and exchange-rate policy (allowance 4/2)
7.
Tax policy (allowance 2/0)
8.Growth policies (allowance 2/0)
9.Redistribution and income inequality (allowance 2/2)
10.
Labor market and employment structure changes (allowance 2/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture
28 h
practice14 h
consultation
2 h
preparation for exam
33 h
preparation for regular assessment15 h
preparation for regular testing
20 h
Total
112 h
 
Assessment methods:
The course is completed by an exam. The student must obtain the credit that means to reach 18 point for ongoing work during the semester. This work consists of activity at seminars (max. 5 points) and written test (max. 30 points). The exam has two parts, the student has to pass the electronic test (to get 12 points out of 30) to proceed to oral part of the exam. In case of failing at the oral part, the student must repeat the electronic test. The final evaluation reflects the ongoing work in the semester (weight 50%).
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
BREINEK, P. Hospodářská politika II: středně pokročilý kurz. 2nd ed. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2012. 161 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-647-5.
BÉNASSY-QUÉRÉ, A. -- JACQUET, P. -- PISANI-FERRY, J. Economic policy: theory and practice. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2019. 680 p. ISBN 978-0-19-091210-9.

Recommended:
ACEMOGLU, D. Introduction to modern economic growth. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009. 990 p. ISBN 978-0-691-13292-1.
PIKETTY, T. Capital in the Twenty-First Century. -: MA: Belknap Press, 2014. 697 p.
MANKIW, N G. Macroeconomics. 7th ed. New York, NY: Worth Publishers, 2009. 598 p. ISBN 978-1-4292-1887-0.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-EPA-FIM Finance and Investment Management, full-time form, initial period SS 2018/2019
Field of study C-EPA-UAD Accounting and Taxes, full-time form, initial period SS 2018/2019
Field of study C-EPA-UAD Accounting and Taxes, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place:
Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 09/20/2019.

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