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Political Economy, Economic Policy and Economic History as a Part of Teaching and Scientific Activities of the University of Economics from the Second Half of the 20th Century

  • Miroslav Ševčík
  • Daniel Váňa
  • Michaela Ševčíková
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    Teachings of economic policy were present at the VŠE from its inception in 1953 needless to say that most activities were highly influenced by the ruling political climate. Despite all limitations there were some achievements of value, esp. works of prof. Olšovský and his team in 50s and early 60s. Till the economic reform of Ota Šik was real engagement people from the VŠE in economic policy limited (Kurt Rozsypal arrived to the VŠE years after his reform was already enacted). 70s were again years of high political infl uence characterized by creation of Institute of Marxism-Leninism where consisting of all original social science departments. 80s were characterized by the hidden duality of teaching when dominating teachings of political economy of socialism was supplemented by teachings of political economy of capitalism mostly in a guise of history of economic theories. In 90s a full renaissance of economic policy as a subject followed.

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    Article provided by University of Economics, Prague in its journal Politická ekonomie.

    Volume (Year): 2013 (2013)
    Issue (Month): 4 ()
    Pages: 333-353

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