Course syllabus E15-0042-I - Public economics and administration (FEM - SS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Economics and Management
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Public economics and administration
Level of study:
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Teaching hours per week: 3/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Lectures 39 lessons
Seminars 13 lessons
Excursions, Field practices 5 lessons
Semestral work 6 lessons
Individual work 93 lessons
Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning):
full-time, attendance method, part-time, attendance method
Mode of completion and ECTS credits allocated:
Exam (6 credits)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
written exam, semestral work
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student will have an overview of governmental politics at local and state level included a control of local government, the status and functions of the SAO of the SR, student understands government behavior and impacts of governmental decisions on citizens and economics.
Course contents:
Welfare Economics. Externalities. Public goods. Imperfect information. Other forms of market failure. Government failure. Collective decision-making processes. Decision-making within the framework of the common agricultural policy. Government spending and taxation from the perspective of public choice. Income distribution and efficiency. Characteristics of selected Slovak public sector branches. Meaning and basic functions of control of local government. Structure of control activity in local government. Status and role of the SAO of the SR in control mechanism of public finances in the Slovak Republic.
Financial control (preliminary, continuous and follow-up) and internal audit. Basic principles and procedures of inspection activities and the role of auditors in the performance of control activities in local government. Control activities in public procurement, in keeping with the budgetary rules, the management of assets of towns and villages, the management of tax revenues, accounts and so on.
Recommended or required reading:
HOLÚBEK, I. -- SERENČÉŠ, R. Vybrané kapitoly z verejných financií. Nitra  : Univerzita Konštantína Filozofa. (2013), ISBN 978-80-558-0396-8.

CIBÁKOVÁ, V. a kol. 2012. Ekonomika verejného sektora. Bratislava: Iura Edition, 356 s. 1. vyd., ISBN 978-80-8078-473-7.
Ochrana, F. - Pavel, J. - Vítek, L. a kol. (2010) Verejný sektor a verejné finance. Grada, Praha, 264 s., ISBN 978-80-247-3228-2

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 3

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Name of lecturer(s):
doc. Ing. Artan Qineti, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Roman Serenčéš, PhD. (examiner, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Supervisor signature and last modification:
22. 10. 2018

Last modification made by Iveta Kunová on 10/22/2018.

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