Course: Fiscal Policy

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Course title Fiscal Policy
Course code EVS/NPFIP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
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. Development of approaches to fiscal policy 2. The concept of fiscal policy 3. State budget as an instrument of fiscal policy 4. Short-term fiscal imbalance 5. The budgetary effects of fiscal policy 6. Application typology of budget deficits 7. Fiscal policy in the IS-LM model 8. Fiscal policy in the AS-AD model 9. Fiscal policy in the IS-LM-BP model 10. Expectations and fiscal policy 11. Long-term fiscal imbalance 12. Fiscal rules and sustainability of public finances 13. Selected issues of fiscal policy in the Czech Republic and the European Union

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 - 40 hours per semester
Recommended literature
  • BLANCHARD, O. Macroeconomics. Upper Saddle River, 2003. ISBN 0-13-067100-2.
  • DVOŘÁK, P. Veřejné finance, fiskální nerovnováha a finanční krize. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7400-075-1.
  • HAMERNÍKOVÁ, B., MAAYTOVÁ, A. Veřejné finance. Praha: ASPI, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7357-497-0.
  • IZÁK, V. Fiscal policy: Intermediate course. Praha: Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze, 2011. ISBN 978-80-245-1786-5.
  • IZÁK, V. Fiskální politika. Praha: VŠE, 2010. ISBN 978-80-245-1669-1.
  • KLIKOVÁ, CH., KOTLÁN, I. Hospodářská politika. Ostrava: Sokrates, 2006. ISBN 80-86572-37-4.
  • PAULÍK, T. Hospodářská politika. Karviná: SU OPF, 2002. ISBN 80-7248-148-7.


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 European Integration (12) Economy 2 Winter