DXE_HOPO Economic Policy

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
24/0/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
prof. Ing. Zdeněk Tomeš, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Hana Fitzová, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. Ing. Antonín Slaný, CSc.
Department of Economics – Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Mgr. Lucie Přikrylová
Supplier department: Department of Economics – Faculty of Economics and Administration
Tue 16. 3. 12:00–13:50 S307, Tue 13. 4. 12:00–13:50 S307, Tue 11. 5. 12:00–13:50 S307
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the subject is the discussion of the principla theoretcial, practical and methodological principles of the economic policy.
Learning outcomes
- to discuss major principles of the economic policy - to understand and discuss major theoretical, practical and methodological aspects of the paper/workshop in the area of economic policy - to be able to present and defend major ideas of own paper in the field of economic policy - to be able to write a review
  • The students are expected to attend 4-6 dedicated research workshops in the area of economic policy that are organized/recorded in the semester. The typical topics are: - Cost functions in the industry - Regulation - Competition policy - Macroeconomic policy - Taxes and fiscal policy - Rail economics and policy
    recommended literature
  • ATKINSON, B.; BAKER, P.; MILWARD, B. Economic Policy. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1996. ISBN 0-333-65047-6.
  • SLANÝ, Antonín. Makroekonomická analýza a hospodářská politika. Vyd. 1. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2003, xiii, 375. ISBN 80-7179-738-3. info
Teaching methods
workshop, seminars, independent works of students
Assessment methods
Oral exam. The students are expected to prepare for the exam one review of the paper/workshop and the paper based on the thesis. The exam is based on the discussion over both these documents.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Information on completion of the course: odevzdání odborného článku
The course is taught annually.
General note: Výuka bude probíhat v blocích dle rozvrhu, dále formou konzultací přípravy odborných článků.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2023, Spring 2024, Spring 2025.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2021, recent)
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