Course: Foreign Trade Policy

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Course title Foreign Trade Policy
Course code EVS/BPZOP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • NEVIMA Jan, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
  • MAJEROVÁ Ingrid, Dr. Ing.
Course content
1. The classical theory of international trade 2. The standard theory of international trade 3. The theory of the balance of payments, exchange rate 4. The importance of foreign trade in small economies 5. International trade agreements and international trade policy 6. Autonomous instruments of foreign trade policy 7. The common commercial policy of the EU 8. Support for export 9. Development of foreign trade policy in the Czech Republic 10. Foreign direct investment and foreign trade 11. Foreign trade in services 12. Risks of foreign trade 13. Financing of foreign trade

Learning activities and teaching methods
Skills demonstration
  • unspecified - 40 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 26 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 80 hours per semester
Recommended literature
  • FOJTÍKOVÁ, L. Zahraničně obchodní politika ČR, historie a současnost (1945-2008). Praha: C. H. Beck, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7400-128-4.
  • HOEKMAN, B., KOSTECKI, M. The political Economy of the World Trading System from GATT to WTO. Oxford University, 1995, 1995. ISBN 0-19-829017-9.
  • JIRGES, T., PLCHOVÁ, B. Zahraniční obchod a národní ekonomika. Praha: VŠE, 1996. ISBN 80-7079-967-6.
  • KRUGMAN, P. R., OBSFELD, M. International Economics. Theory and Policy. Reading: Addison - Wesley, 2000. ISBN 0-321-03387-6.
  • MAJEROVÁ, I., NEZVAL, P. Mezinárodní ekonomie v teorii a praxi. Brno: Computer Press, 2011. ISBN 978-80-251-3421-4.
  • MICHNÍK, L. A KOL. Zahraničný obchod. Ekonomika, stratégia, podnikanie. Bratislava: Sprint, 1998. ISBN 80-8884-31-8.
  • SRHOLEC, M. Přímé zahraniční investice v České republice. Praha: Linde, 2004. ISBN 80-86131-52-1.
  • SURANOVIC, S. International Trade. Theory and policy. New York: Flat World Knowledge Inc., 2011. ISBN 978-1-936126-44-6.

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