MPV_APPA Public Policy Analysis

Ekonomicko-správní fakulta
jaro 2025
2/2/0. 8 kr. Ukončení: zk.
Vyučováno prezenčně.
doc. JUDr. Ivan Malý, CSc. (přednášející)
Ing. Marek Pavlík, Ph.D. (přednášející)
doc. JUDr. Ivan Malý, CSc.
Katedra veřejné ekonomie – Ekonomicko-správní fakulta
Kontaktní osoba: Jana Biskupová
Dodavatelské pracoviště: Katedra veřejné ekonomie – Ekonomicko-správní fakulta
No special prerequisites are set up. Lectures are in English, and required readings are also in English. The prerequisite is therefore a normal level of comprehension of spoken and read text.
Omezení zápisu do předmětu
Předmět je určen pouze studentům mateřských oborů.

Předmět si smí zapsat nejvýše 24 stud.
Momentální stav registrace a zápisu: zapsáno: 0/24, pouze zareg.: 0/24
Mateřské obory/plány
Cíle předmětu
The aim of the course is to acquire and consolidate the necessary competences for independent critical evaluation of public policies, especially their impact, design and implementation.
Výstupy z učení
The graduate of the course will acquire the ability to:
- systematically and correctly evaluate the impact of public policies;
- analyse the strengths and weaknesses of public policy development, implementation and evaluation processes;
They will practice their ability to apply the knowledge gained in the discussion of specific public policy issues and strengthen their verbal and argumentation skills.
Lastly, they will deepen their ability to apply methods of economic analysis to specific cases and to formulate (or be able to argue for) their views on controversial issues of theory and practice.
  • Outline:
  • 1) Basic principles, values and problems of public policy - What shapes policy?
  • 2) Structuring policy problems.
  • 3) Elements and methods of analysis.
  • 4) Methods of analysis - Predicting future developments - principles and procedures.
  • 5) Policy evaluation, rationality criteria, evaluation methods.
  • 6) Analysis of implementation processes.
  • 7) Analysis of the roles of public policy actors.
  • 8) Construction of policy arguments.
  • 9) Policy recommendations.
  • 10) Case studies, presentation of own seminar projects.
    povinná literatura
  • DUNN, William N. Public policy analysis. Sixth edition. Taylor & Francis, 2018. ISBN 9781138743830.
    doporučená literatura
  • HOWLETT, Michael a M. RAMESH. Studying public policy : policy cycles and policy subsystems. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003, v, 311. ISBN 0195417941. info
  • DYE, Thomas R. Understanding public policy. 11th ed. Upper Saddle River: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005, xvii, 356. ISBN 0131174525. info
  • KNOEPFEL, Peter. Public policy analysis. 1st ed. Bristol: The Policy Press, 2007, 317 s. ISBN 9781861349071. info
  • CAIRNEY, Paul. Understanding public policy : theories and issues. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, xvii, 327. ISBN 9780230229709. info
Výukové metody
lectures; group discussions,; readings; group work We expect attendance an both lectures and seminars. Students are allowed to miss 2 seminars without letters of excuse. Other cases will be considered individually.
Metody hodnocení
The subject assessment combines a number of activities:
Midterm test max. 30 points. The Midterm covers topics from week 1-5. (Multiple choice type)
Final test max. 40 points. The content covers lessons from a whole semester. (Multiple choice type)
Presentation of seminar paper: accepted/not accepted (see details in the interactive syllabus)
Oral exam max. 30 points. Discussion covering upgraded presentation of seminar paper (based on feedback from the semester) and broader issues related to the topic of the paper.

Voluntary quizzes and activities: Almost all lectures and seminars offer a chance to gain 1 extra point (per lecture or seminar) as a reward for the activity. The reward can be gained via quick quiz tests and other activities specified in the interactive syllabus. See the Interactive syllabus before lecture/seminar for more details.
Voluntary activity: reading one book from the list of recommended books and discussing the content of the book with teacher after the class or during consultation hours (individual consultation – individual arrangement is possible).
Vyučovací jazyk
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In case the student enrols in the course during his/her trip abroad, he/she must contact the course supervisor and agree on the conditions of the course. We prefer to accept analogous courses taken abroad, as long as there is a reasonable overlap in topics.
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Předmět je vyučován každoročně.
Výuka probíhá každý týden.
Předmět je zařazen také v obdobích jaro 2017, jaro 2018, jaro 2019, jaro 2020, jaro 2021, jaro 2022, jaro 2023, jaro 2024.