Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs

This section reports on economic policy initiatives of the Czech government, the EU, and other entities that have a direct impact on the competitiveness of the country. It also includes information on economic priorities of the AmCham and other leading associations.

Spotlight issue

12th July 2017 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs


AmCham CZ: Manufacturing: Regional Employment and Median Wage by Occupation 2011-2016 - Moravia

AmCham Czech Republic publishes a new report within the Czech Workforce series. Employment of Research and development managers in the South Moravian (Jihomoravský) region increased by 20% between 2011 and 2016, but fell by 14.3%.y-o-y in 2016.
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12th July 2017 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs


AmCham CZ: Manufacturing: Regional Employment and Median Wage by Occupation 2011-2016 - Bohemia

AmCham Czech Republic publishes a new report within the Czech Workforce series. Year-on-year in Prague in 2016, employment of Research and development managers recorded a decrease by 10.62%, while in other regions, the number of the positions stagnated.
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30th June 2017 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs


Is pay raise or different job the key to increasing prosperity?

CSSD has set the goal of increasing the average wage by 45%. Everyone should be for it, as long an employment stays high. The question, then, is how to achieve this. A quick analysis of the occupational structure of the Czech economy shows that the economy still generates more jobs in low-wage occupations and fewer jobs in high-wage occupations than advanced economies of the EU. CSSD's focus on building a research economy seems the best bet of the four policy solutions they have proposed.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic