Course syllabus RRVEF - Public Finance (FRDIS - WS 2012/2013)


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Course code:
RRVEF
Course title in Czech:
Public Finance
Course title in English:
Public Finance
Semester:
WS 2012/2013
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes: full-time, 3/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
bachelor
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:
Course supervising department:
Faculty:
Teachers:
Ing. Robert Plaga, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites:
none
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-till
Room
Field of studyYear of study
Group
Teacher
Entry
Frequency
Capacity
Tuesday
15.00-16.50Aula (ČP II.)
B-RR-SERR
B-RR-SERR
B-RR-SERR
1
1
1
1
2
3
not set
Lecture
Every week180
Tuesday
17.00-17.50
Aula (ČP II.)
B-RR-SERR
B-RR-SERR
B-RR-SERR
1
1
1
1
2
3
not set
SeminarEvery week
180
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim of the module is to acquaint students with reasons of government interventions in economy and with principles of functioning of public finance in connection with access of candidate countries to European Union (European Monetary Union).
Attention is also paid to analyse of public budget system with regards to needful public finance reform in EU and in the Czech Republic (including possibilities of social security and health insurance reform). Part of the course is devoted to basic characteristic of fiscal federalism, fiscal policy and to fulfilment of fiscal convergence criteria.
 
Course content:
1.
Public sector, public finance (allowance 3/1)
2.
Public goods and externalities (allowance 6/1)
3.
Public choice theory (allowance 3/0)
4.
Public budget system (allowance 6/0)
5.
Central budget in the Czech Republic (allowance 6/0)
6.
Bugeting process and local government (allowance 3/4)
7.
Fiscal Policy (allowance 3/4)
8.
Public deficit (allowance 3/4)
9.
Gross government debt (allowance 3/0)
10.Fiscal federalism (allowance 6/0)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture42 h
practice
14 h
consultation2 h
preparation for exam
40 h
preparation of presentation12 h
writing of seminar paper
30 h
Total
140 h
 
Assessment methods:
Essay, term paper, midterm term. Written exam.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
HAMERNÍKOVÁ, B. -- MAAYTOVÁ, A. et al. Veřejné finance. 3rd ed. Praha: ASPI, 2007. 364 p. ISBN 978-80-7357-301-0.
PEKOVÁ, J. Hospodaření a finance územní samosprávy. 1st ed. Praha: Management Press, 2004. 375 p. ISBN 80-7261-086-4.
PEKOVÁ, J. Veřejné finance: úvod do problematiky. 4th ed. Praha: ASPI, 2008. 579 p. ISBN 978-80-7357-358-4.
STIGLITZ, J E. Economics of the public sector. 3rd ed. New York: W. W. Norton, 2000. 823 p. ISBN 0-393-96651-8.
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.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Track VS Public administration, full-time form, initial period WS 2012/2013
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
WS 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 Bc. Vít Karber on 09/27/2012.

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