Course: Public Economics

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Course title Public Economics
Course code EVS/NPVEB
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • TVRDOŇ Michal, doc. Mgr. Ing. Ph.D.
  • NEVIMA Jan, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
  • MAJEROVÁ Ingrid, Dr. Ing.
  • TUREČKOVÁ Kamila, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction to the economics of the public sector 2. Causes of the existence of public sector, the mixed economy 3. Government failure 4. Economic analysis of public goods 5. Examining the economic externalities 6. Public choice theory and its application 7. Collective choice 8. Social decision making in direct and indirect democracy 9. Public finance 10. Public investment and public support 11. Public procurement and concession contracts 12. Public control 13. Public Informatics

Learning activities and teaching methods
Skills demonstration, Seminar classes
  • unspecified - 13 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 26 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 40 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 70 hours per semester
Recommended literature
  • DUBEN, R. Ekonomie veřejného sektoru II. (některá teoretická východiska, formy a nástroje realizace činností ve veřejném sektoru). Praha: VŠE, 2001. ISBN 80-56255-2.
  • FORTE, F. Principles of Public Economics: A Public Choice Approach. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2010. ISBN 978-1858986739.
  • FRANK, H. R., BERNANKE, S. B. Ekonomie. Praha: Grada, 2003. ISBN 80-247-0471-4.
  • GRUBER, J. Public Finance and Public Policy. New York: Worth Publishers, 2011. ISBN 978-1-4292-1949-5.
  • HALÁSEK, D. A KOL. Rozhodování ve veřejném sektoru. Ostrava: VŠB-TU, 2004. ISBN 80-248-0570-7.
  • JACKSON, P. M., BROWN, C. V. Ekonomie veřejného sektoru. Praha: Eurolex Bohemia, 2003. ISBN 80-86432-09-2.
  • MYLES, G. D. Public Economics. Cambridge: University Press, 2002. ISBN 0-521-49721-3.
  • NEMEC, J. Verejná ekonómia. Banská Bystrice: UMB, 2000. ISBN 80-8055-385-8.
  • PEKOVÁ, J., PILNÝ, J. Veřejná správa a finance veřejného sektoru. Praha: ASPI, 2002. ISBN 80-86395-21-9.
  • PROVAZNÍKOVÁ, R. Financování měst, obcí a regionů: teorie a praxe. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2009. ISBN 978-80-247-2789-9.
  • SOJKA, M. Dějiny ekonomických teorií. Praha: Havlíček Brain Team, 2010. ISBN 978-80-87109-21-2.
  • STIGLITZ, J. E. Economics of the Public Sector. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2000. ISBN 978-0393966510.
  • STIGLITZ, J. E. Ekonomie veřejného sektoru. Praha: Grada, 1997. ISBN 80-7169-454-1.
  • STRECKOVÁ, Y., MALÝ, I. A KOL. Veřejná ekonomie pro školu i praxi. Praha: Computer Press, 1998. ISBN 80-7226-112-6.
  • ŠPALEK, J. Veřejné statky: Teorie a experiment. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2011. ISBN 978-80-7400-353-0.
  • TETŘEVOVÁ, L. Veřejná ekonomie. Opava: Optys, 2008. ISBN 978-80-86946-79-5.
  • TETŘEVOVÁ, L. Veřejný a podnikatelský sektor. Praha: Professional Publishing, 2009. ISBN 978-80-86946-90-0.


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 Public Economy and Administration (12) Economy 2 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Banking (12) Economy 2 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina European Integration (12) Economy 2 Winter
School of Business Administration in Karvina Public Economy and Administration (16) Economy 2 Winter