Course syllabus E15-0043-B - Public Choice (FEM - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Economics and Management
Course unit code: E15-0043-B
Course unit title: Public Choice
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture3 hours weekly (on-site method)
seminar1 hour weekly (on-site method)

Credits: 6
Semester: International Business with Agrarian Commodities - bachelor (required), 5. semester
International Business with Agrarian Commodities - bachelor (required), 5. semester
International Business with Agrarian Commodities - bachelor (required), 5. semester
Quantitative Methods in Economics - bachelor (required), 5. semester
Level of study: 1.
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 principles and mechanism of public economics and public choice and their impacts on households, firms and welfare. After taking this course students will have skills to use various quantitative methods to assess effects of public choice. Students will learn theory and empirical methods for evaluation of public choice.
Course contents:
Origins of the state, Public choice in a direct democracy, Public choice in a representative democracy, Applications and testing, Normative public choice.
Recommended or required reading:
Recommended:
DENNIS C. MUELLER, Public Choice III, Cambridge University Press,ISBN-13 978-0-521-89475-3

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Notes:
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 132

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Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Emmanuel Bangmarigu (instructor)
prof. Ing. Ján Pokrivčák, PhD. (person responsible for course)
doc. Ing. Artan Qineti, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Roman Serenčéš, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
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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