AmCham CZ: Manufacturing in the Czech Republic: National Employment and Median Wage by occupation 2011-2016 - report
AmCham Czech Republic publishes a new report within the Czech Workforce series. Wage increases in 2016 reflect the growing tightness in the labor market, due to the large decline in working age people. The situation accelerated in 2016, particularly in the blue collar market. The government's favored policies of increasing public sector wages and keeping a clamp on non-EU workforce are shaking the equilibrium between demand and supply. The question is whether the outcome will be the desired increase in wages while maintaining high employment, or the departure of a substantial number of blue collar jobs to other EU countries with either lower cost or higher productivity.
One of the activities pursued by the Anticorruption Endowment in the field of public procurement is to monitor the performance of administrators. An administrator is the entrepreneur to whom the principal has delegated his legal obligations and responsibilities in awarding a public procurement contract. The administrator is an external consultant that formulates procurement specifications and supervises all steps and moves resulting in his principal’s entering into the contract. But problems arise if the administrator plays foul or his mission is to ensure that the contract goes to a prechosen contractor.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue issued the following statement today on President Trump’s executive order related to workforce development:
The aim of the project is to push the government to support certain development projects that would result in wide economic benefit for the country. AmCham would identify public and private projects that would have a wide economic impact, and promote their accelerated development. The Real Estate Council recommends the following projects for Prague:
Apen Institute CE: Visegrad Startup Report 2016/2017: "What makes the Visegrad region stand out is the number of STEM graduates."
Visegrad Startup Report provides complex analysis of the Visegrad startup ecosystem based on a series of national startup studies (Polish, Slovak, Czech and Hungarian). The authors of Visegrad Startup Report have seized the opportunity created by the lack of a documents which could serve as a reference tool to companies and politicians attentively looking at the rapidly expanding Visegrad (V4) startup ecosystem.
Strategic Directions for Czech Economic Policy
- 1) The home of value-added manufacturing
- 2) Prague-Brno-Ostrava Creative Triangle
- 3) Health Care as an export industry
- 4) Government as a competitive advantage
In Policy Pipeline policy developments in the Czech Republic and abroad are monitored to bring better understanding of current topics and trends.