Course syllabus E15-0038-I - Agricultural policy (FEM - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Economics and Management
Course unit code: E15-0038-I
Course unit title: Agricultural policy
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture3 hours weekly / 39 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 6
Semester: Quantitative Methods in Economics - master (required), 1. semester
Agrarian Trade and Marketing - master (elective), 3. semester
Agrarian Trade and Marketing - master (elective), 3. semester
Business Economics - master (elective), 3. semester
Business Economics - master (elective), 3. semester
Business Economics - master (elective), 3. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
Midterm written exam 30 points, final written exam 30 points, assignment project paper with presentation 30 points, coursework 10 points. The student can achieve the evaluation grade A if he receives at least 93 points, grade B if he receives at least 86 points, grade C if he receives at least 79 points, grade D if he receives at least 72 points and grade E if he receives at least 64 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The graduate of the course will be able to evaluate the impacts of agricultural policies on households, firms and welfare. After taking this course students will have skills to use various quantitative methods to assess effects of agricultural policy. Students will learn theory and empirical methods for evaluation of agricultural policies.
Course contents:
The evaluation of the position of agriculture in the national economy, the development of the Slovak and world agriculture, the policies of importing countries, instruments of agricultural policies - like prices, direct payments, production quotas, Common Agriculture Policy of the EU, rural development and structural funds, agriculture policies of US and other OECD countries resp. developing nations.
Recommended or required reading:
Recommended:
Pokrivčák, J., Ruppel, F.: International trade and policy 1st ed. Nitra : Slovak University of Agriculture, 2010. 222 s., ISBN : 978 80 552 0454 3

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Notes:
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 469

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Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Martin Jamrich, PhD. (examiner, instructor, tutor)
prof. Ing. Ján Pokrivčák, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course, tutor)
doc. Ing. Artan Qineti, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
doc. Ing. Roman Serenčéš, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Last modification: 22. 10. 2018
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Ján Pokrivčák, PhD. and programme supervisor


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

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