Course: Theory of Economic Policy

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Course title Theory of Economic Policy
Course code EVS/NAHPB
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
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
  • KOTLÁNOVÁ Eva, Ing. Ph.D.
  • VERNER Tomáš, Ing.
  • MAJEROVÁ Ingrid, Dr. Ing.
Course content
1. The political aspects of economic policy 2. The political system as part of the whole society 3. The theoretical bases of economic policy I 4. The theoretical bases of economic policy II 5. Theoretical and practical possibilities of economic policy 6. Limitations in economic policy 7. Corruption as a significant limitation in economic policy 8. Economic policy and state 9. Expectations and economic policy 10. The concept of economic efficiency 11. Decision-making in economic policy 12. Pressure groups and lobby in economic policy 13. Information and economic policy

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • unspecified - 26 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 40 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 83 hours per semester
Recommended literature
  • ATKINSON, B., BAKER, P., MILWARD, B. Economic Policy. PalgraveMcMillan, 1996. ISBN 9780333650479.
  • HEYWOOD, A. Political Theory. PalgraveMcmillan, 2004. ISBN 978-0333961803.
  • HEYWOOD, A. Politics. PalgraveMcmillan,, 2013. ISBN 978-0230363373.
  • O'SULLIVAN, A., SHEFFRIN, S., PEREZ, S. Macroeconomics: Principles, Applications, and Tools. Sacramento, 2007. ISBN 9780132329286.

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 1 Winter