Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

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

22nd August 2017 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

D.Byrne, D.Sichel: The productivity slowdown is even more puzzling than you think

If the tech sector continues to innovate so rapidly, why has overall productivity growth been exceptionally sluggish? David Byrne, Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, and Dan Sichel, Professor of Economics, Wellesley College ask in an article published on the portal.
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16th August 2017 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2017: Czech Republic: Online ad spending has grown the fastest (+31%), surpassing print for the first time

"The Czech media landscape is characterised by the dominance of commercial television, which attracts nearly half of the total advertising spend, and by a highly concentrated newspaper sector, mostly in the hands of local business tycoons," Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2017 says. 
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6th August 2017 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

Digital Evolution Index 2017: Czech Digital Competitiveness is in the Stand Out / Break Out territory

As part of a collaboration between the Fletcher School at Tufts University and Mastercard, we created the Digital Evolution Index and analyzed the state and rate of digital evolution across 60 countries. This evolution is the outcome of an interplay among four drivers, with about 170 indicators across them.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic