Course: Economic Policy

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Course title Economic Policy
Course code EVS/BAZHP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • KOTLÁNOVÁ Eva, Ing. Ph.D.
  • VERNER Tomáš, Ing.
  • MAJEROVÁ Ingrid, Dr. Ing.
Course content
1. Introduction to economic policy 2. A brief history of economic policy 3. Particular economic policies - fiscal policy, monetary policy and international trading and currency policies 4. Stabilization policy 5. Structural policy 6. Policy against unfair competition 7. Incomes policy 8. Social policy 9. Employment policy 10. Regional policy 11. Environmental policy 12. Microeconomic policy of a state 13. Economic policy in Czech Republic in the transformation period and historical development in the Czech Republic and EU.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Skills demonstration, Seminar classes
  • unspecified - 26 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 13 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 40 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 70 hours per semester
Recommended literature
  • ARMSTRONG, M., TAYLOR, J. Regional Economics and Policy. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2000. ISBN 978-0631217138.
  • BALDOCK, J., MANNING , N., VICKERSTAFF, S., MITTON, L. Social Policy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. ISBN 978-0199570843.
  • BAUMOL, W., J., BLINDER, A., S. Macroeconomics: Principles and Policy. Mason: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2011. ISBN 978-0538453653.
  • BAUMOL, W., J., BLINDER, A., S. Microeconomics: Principles and Policy. Mason: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2010. ISBN 978-1439038994.
  • BREDGAARD , T., LARSEN, F. Employment Policy from Different Angles. Copenhagen: DJ?F Publishing Copenhagen, 2005. ISBN 978-8757413496.
  • HAMERMESH, D. Economics is Everywhere. New York: Worth Publishers, 2011. ISBN 978-1429287753.
  • ROSENBAUM, W. A. Environmental Politics and Policy. London: SAGE Publications, 2013. ISBN 978-1452239965.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
School of Business Administration in Karvina Banking (13) Economy 2 Summer