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

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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23rd April 2019 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

Brexit and its potential impact on British citizens living and working in the Czech Republic

Given recent events, the word Brexit is becoming a synonym for uncertainty and constant change. Brexit and its timing and conditions have labour law ramifications not only for Czech citizens working in the UK, but also for British citizens living and working in the Czech Republic. 
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic