ESF:DXV_PUEC Public Economics - Course Information
DXV_PUEC Public EconomicsFaculty of Economics and Administration
- Extent and Intensity
- 24/0. 12 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
- doc. JUDr. Ivan Malý, CSc. (lecturer)
prof. Ing. Juraj Nemec, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Jiří Špalek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Radim Valenčík, DiS. (lecturer)
Ing. Markéta Páleníková, Ph.D. (assistant)
- Guaranteed by
- doc. JUDr. Ivan Malý, CSc.
Department of Public Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Ing. Filip Hrůza, Ph.D.
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
- Course objectives
- At the end of the course students understand deeper a wide range of approaches to key Pubic Economics concepts (mainly efficiency). That should help them to formulate the topics and objectives of their doctoral theses better.
- 1. Introduction. Compulsion and non-profitness. Economic role of the Government. Governance. Bureaucracy.
- 2. Efficiency of the Public Administration. Public x private mix.
- 3. Redistribution systems theory - prospective development of the Game theory.
- 4. Optimum - concept, approaches. Setting goals and preferences. Public Interest.
- 5. Efficiency factors. Competition within Public Sector, Performance based budgeting, Decision making specificity.
- required literature
- BROWN, C.V., JACKSON, P.M.: Public Sector Economics. 4th ed., Basil Blackwell, 1990, ISBN 0-631-16207-0
- BUCHANAN, J.M.: Public Finance in Democratic Process. The University of North Carolina Press, 1967, 1987.
- recommended literature
- VON MISES, L.: Bureaucracy. Libertarian Press. 1996. ISBN 978-0910884341
- BAILEY, J. S. Public Sector Economics. Second Edition. New York: Palgrave, 2002. 450 p. ISBN 0-333-92953-5.
- not specified
- ROTHBARD, Murray N.: Man, Economy, and State. Ludwig Von Mises Inst. 1 edition (June 15, 1993). ISBN: 978-0945466321
- ROTHBARD, Murray N.: Power and Market: Government and the Economy. Sheed Andrews and McMeel; 2nd edition (September 1977). ISBN: 978-0836207514
- Teaching methods
- Active participation is required: class discussions, argumentations exercises,extensive readings, e.t.c. Topics are selected according their relevance from the point of view of "Brno´s school" (efficiency and the role of the government is emphasised).
- Assessment methods
- Oral exam. Two question - general and applied ones.
A set of self made abstracts from study literature is required.
- Language of instruction
- Further Comments
- The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
- Information about innovation of course.
- This course has been innovated under the project "Inovace studia ekonomických disciplín v souladu s požadavky znalostní ekonomiky (CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0227)" which is cofinanced by the European Social Fond and the national budget of the Czech Republic.