MPE_PHOP Practical economic policy

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Autumn 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
prof. Ing. Martin Kvizda, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Robert Jahoda, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Jiří Rusnok (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Pavel Mertlík, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Ing. Ondřej Špetík, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. Ing. Martin Kvizda, Ph.D.
Department of Economics – Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Mgr. Jarmila Šveňhová
Supplier department: Department of Economics – Faculty of Economics and Administration (50,00 %), Department of Public Economics – Faculty of Economics and Administration (50,00 %)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 40 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/40, only registered: 9/40, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 8/40
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
To enable students to listen to and discuss general problems of economic policy with persons who, in top political positions (minister, prime minister, governor of the CNB, etc.) directly participated in the creation and management of the state's economic policy.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, students will be able to: • assess the relevance and consequences of specific economic policy measures in the contemporary context; • evaluate alternative practices of practical economic policy; • apply theoretical principles of economic policy in specific situations; • appropriately comment and interpret current developments in selected areas of public policy in the Czech Republic, placing them in the European context, including proposals for own solutions; evaluate the consequences and costs of individual alternatives.
  • • the economic and political dimension of democratic public policies; • problems and issues of coordination of the national economy in the international context; • selected problems and monetary policy measures; • selected fiscal policy issues and measures; • problems of regulation and support of selected industries.
Teaching methods
The course is designed as a discussion seminar, where the theoretical foundations of economic policy and public economics are demonstrated using practical case studies.
Assessment methods
An examination in the form of a test and continuously obtained points from a guided discussion. Due to the nature of the subject's teaching methods, it cannot be completed remotely and you should therefore not enrol to it during your study stay.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Note related to how often the course is taught: bloková výuka 2x2 hodiny, 6 bloků za semestr.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 2x2 hodiny, 6 bloků za semestr.
Teacher's information
The course has an interactive syllabus listing the dates of the classes and the topics discussed.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2023.
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