Course Details

Current Economic Theories and Economic Policy

DV72 course is part of 4 study plans

Ph.D. full-t. program nD > MGS compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDK > MGS compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Ph.D. full-t. program nDA > MGS compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDKA > MGS compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 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

Course Guarantor

doc. Ing. Jiří Blažek, CSc.


Institute of Structural Economics and Management


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

Planned educational activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.


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 instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Vymezení kontrolované výuky a způsob jejího provádění stanoví každoročně aktualizovaná vyhláška garanta předmětu.


3 hours/week, 13 weeks, elective

Syllabus of lectures

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