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

7th August 2017 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation

CzechInvest: Robotics, a Traditional Czech Term

The word “robot” entered the world’s languages from an old Czech stage play, but actual robotics and cybernetics are playing a major role in Czech science today, Martin Rychlik writes.
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7th August 2017 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs Why Does the Czech Republic Have the Lowest Unemployment In the EU?

Before the Czech Republic is hailed as a paragon of manufacturing-driven employment success, it’s important to consider the long-term consequences it might face for not encouraging more foreign workers and perhaps relying too heavily on jobs that will soon belong to robots, writes.
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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