BKV_VESP Public and social policy

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
26/0/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
Ing. Marek Pavlík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Mirka Wildmannová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. Ing. Juraj Nemec, CSc.
Department of Public Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Jana Biskupová
Supplier department: Department of Public Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Fri 12. 3. 12:00–15:50 P302a, 16:00–19:50 P302a
! BKV_ZASP Basics of Social Policy
Passing the Fundamentals of Public Economie
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Public and Social Policy (VESP) the course is introduction to public and social policy problems. We assume that students have previous knowledges from following cources: Public Economics, Public Finance and Economics of Public Sector. The aim of the course is to present actual information about the system of Czech public and social policy for selected areas (e.g. education, social system and social health, health policy,political system, etc. Student will be able to analyse and compare Czech system with selected foreighn coutries through seminar works and its presentation.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to:;
- to clarify goals, principles of social policy;
- to clarify goals, principles of public policy;
- present to the structure of public and social policy;
- explain the content, tools and legislation of public and social policy;
- to give practical examples.
  • The study plan is announced at the begining of the semestr. Each week has scheduled topic and from 5th. week the student start to work on seminar work. One or two tutorials are scheduled during semester. These tutorials are intended as an opportunity to consult problems which have appeared during the selfstudy.
    required literature
  • WILDMANNOVÁ, Mirka. Sociální politika. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2005. 128 s. ISBN 8021036575. info
    recommended literature
  • SIROVÁTKA, Tomáš and Petr MAREŠ. Trh práce, nezaměstnanost, sociální politika (Labour Market, Unemployment, Social Policy). Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2003. 272 pp. ISBN 80-210-3048-8. info
  • DURDISOVÁ, Jaroslava. Sociální politika. Vyd. 2., přeprac. Praha: ASPI, 2002. 376 s. ISBN 80-86395-33-2. info
  • BRDEK, Miroslav and Hana JÍROVÁ. Sociální politika v zemích EU a ČR. Vyd. 1. Praha: Codex Bohemia, 1998. 391 s. ISBN 80-85963-71-X. info
    not specified
  • KREBS, Vojtěch. Sociální politika. 5., přeprac. a aktualiz. Praha: Wolters Kluwer Česká republika, 2010. 542 pp. ISBN 978-80-7357-585-4. info
Teaching methods
Presentation and class discuson related to introduced topic. Student prove knowledges through homeworks and its public presentation. Reading is a part of homework.
Assessment methods
Course requirements include a final written exam = 50% of the final grade, and an seminar work = 50% of the final grade.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
General note: Předmět si nezapisují studenti, kteří již absolvovali předmět BKV_ZASP.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: tutoriál 8 hodin.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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