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

3rd September 2020 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

We are such a concierge in the world of insurance, says the Global Services Director of the largest insurance broker in the Czech Republic

From the Brno branch to the head of the team that takes care of the insurance of multinational clients around the world in less than seven years. Michal Holzer, the Global Services Director at RENOMIA, is a good example of the fact that if you have the talent and can succeed, your possibilities in this company are virtually limitless. Michal is a person who believes in the power of self-reflection, does not like routine procedures if they are no longer functional, is open to new things and is looking to work with people who want to develop further. He is not afraid to say that insurance is a sexy industry that will get you closer to almost every human field.
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2nd September 2020 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

The great acceleration

The COVID-19 crisis has intensified existing trends, widening the gap between those at the top and bottom of the power curve of economic profit. Will your strategy keep you ahead of the accelerated pace of change?
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2nd September 2020 / Competitiveness / Education

UNYP initiates strong anti-Covid measures as the first Czech university to welcome back students

This week, the University of New York in Prague will be the first university in the Czech Republic to welcome students for the Fall semester. UNYP has kept Covid-19 and student safety in mind throughout the opening preparations. The University has decided to invest in anti-Covid preparations in the context of a long-term outlook and a positive change for the university, while taking into account the flexibility that students will need throughout this pandemic and beyond.  
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic