Course detail

Current Economic Theories and Economic Policy

FAST-DV72OptionalDoctoral (3rd cycle)Acad. year: 2017/2018Summer semester1. year of study8  credits

Current economics theories.Growth economic theory. Economic policy.
Theory and practice of business policy. Global markets balances.
Monetary policy. Fiscal policy. Structural policy Economic policy efficiency analysis.Stabilization policy. Macroeconomics models.
National markets integration.Business policy of EU

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Mode of delivery

20 % face-to-face, 80 % distance learning


Knowledge of basic terms, categories and relations from the microeconomics, the macroeconomics and the word economics in the frame of the master study program of the study field Civil Engineering Management


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Recommended optional programme components

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Recommended or required reading

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Planned learning activities and teaching methods

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Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

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Language of instruction


Work placements

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Course curriculum

1.Development of the economic thinking from the antiquity till the 16th century, Mercantilism, Fysiocrats, English classical school of the economy (the work theory of the value)
2.Neoclassical economic theories.Economic theories of the 20th century.
3.J. M. Keynes. New-Keynes economic theories
4.Monetary economic theories. Growth economic theory.Current economic theories
5.Development of the Czech economic thinking, K. Engliš, A Rašín, atd.
6. Basic principles of the economic policy.Objectives of the economic policy. Tools of the economic policy. Institutions of the economic policy
7.Monetary economic policy. Principle of running of the fiscal policy
8.Function of public finances.Stabilization policy
9.Macroeconomic models of the economic policy
10.Business policy of the state – the integration of national markets
11.Unit economic space creation
12.Economic policy and the EU
13.International currency system and the economic policy


Acquisition of knowledge and relations in selected problems of the economic theory and the economic policy,principles of the theory and the running of the practice of the economic policy also in the context of the international economic integration.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

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