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

1st December 2017 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2017: Centrality of ICT services in the Czech Republic has been increasing

Quantitative skills, ICT skills, numeracy and STEM skolls as well as self-organisation and management and communication skills seem to be especially important in digital-intensive industries, OECD's Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2017 says and shows, among others, digital intensity across sectors and job gains and losses in various industries.
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1st December 2017 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

Aspen Institute Central Europe: The Shape of Central Europe - study

The convergence of the V4 region to western levels of income has been rather unremarkable to date, mostly owing to the lackluster performance of the Czech Republic and Hungary since the global financial crisis. By contrast, Poland and Slovakia are emerging as regional convergence champions. Despite these interesting differences, the overall results – also manifested in low wage levels – are a disappointment, authors of the study The Shape of Central Europe published by the Aspen Institute Central Europe says.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic