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Public Finance - NFAP006
Title: Veřejné finance
Guaranteed by: Department of Probability and Mathematical Statistics (32-KPMS)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2018
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 3
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: cancelled
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: PhDr. Natálie Švarcová, Ph.D.
Classification: Mathematics > Financial and Insurance Math.
Interchangeability : NMFM306
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Annotation -
Last update: T_KPMS (14.05.2003)
Basic principles of public finance. The course is organized by the Faculty of social sciences, Charles University. Course in english.
Aim of the course -
Last update: T_KPMS (23.05.2008)

To explain fundamentals of public finance.

Literature - Czech
Last update: T_KPMS (13.05.2010)

J.E.Stiglic: Economics of the Public Sector. 2. Edition, 2003.

C.V. Brown, P.M. Jackson: Public Sector Economics. 4. Edition, 1992.

S. Bailey: Public Sector Economics - Theory, Policy and Practice. 1995.

N. Barr: The Economics of the Welfare State. 2004.

J. Cullis, P. Jones: Public Finance and Public Choice. 1992.

Teaching methods -
Last update: G_M (28.05.2008)


Syllabus -
Last update: PhDr. Natálie Švarcová, Ph.D. (12.02.2012)

Week 1: Introduction to the Public Finance

Week 2: Economic Rationale for the Government

Week 3: Public Goods

Week 4: Public Choice

Week 5: Public Production and Bureaucracy

Week 6: Externalities


Week 8: Expenditure programs

Week 9: Introduction to Taxation

Week 10: Tax Incidence

Week 11: Taxation and economic efficiency

Week 12: Taxation - examples

Week 13: Optimal taxation

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