Competitiveness

This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

Spotlight issue

21st March 2019 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


Brno's Next Big Ideas: Innovative minds shared their unique solutions

Brno is the city of Mendel, whose studies of peas led to modern genetics, and Godel, whose math underlies the computer industry. Avast and Y Soft Corporation started their global growth from there.
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24th April 2019 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


OECD: ICT investments in OECD countries and partner economies

When looking at ICT investment relative to GDP, the ratio is second highest for the Czech Republic, says ICT investments in OECD countries and partner economies report.
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24th April 2019 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


Grayling CZ: A better tomorrow for ICT and eGovernment?

A few days ago, Estonia’s eGovernment Academy released a new National Cyber Security Index. It came as a surprise to many that the Czech Republic was in pole position. In a very short period of time, Czech legislators have been able to develop a highly professional cybersecurity body, represented by the National Cyber and Information Security Agency (NÚKIB), Jan Herec of Grayling Czech Republic writes. 
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24th April 2019 / Competitiveness / Education


IDEA CERGE-EI: The school homework load in the Czech Republic and in international comparison

Expert studies in this area did not reach consensus about the benefits of homeworks on pupils' education so far. And, no research has ever previously charted the homework load in the Czech Republic in comparison with other countries, nor what factors (schools, teachers, pupils) affect it, says the latest analysis published by the IDEA think-tank at CERGE-EI.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic