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11th April 2018 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda


Robotisation Can Double the Potential of the Czech Economy and Affect Half of Jobs

Given the technological possibilities and structure of the Czech economy, automation could affect up to 51% of jobs in the Czech Republic. Thanks to the rise in productivity, the Czech economy’s potential would increase by 78% by 2033, which is more than double the growth rate without using robotisation. These are the conclusions of Deloitte’s latest study The Automation of Work in the Czech Republic.

11th April 2018 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


ING Bank Czech Republic: Inflation slows down

As expected, inflation slowed down slightly to 1.7% mainly on the back of lower food prices. And the central bank might even appreciate this now as the market will stop betting on further rate hikes. 

9th April 2018 / Economic policy / Health Care


Healthcare 2.0: How to get eHealth moving?

Healthcare 2.0 initiative invites to a panel discussion, which will take place on Wednesday, February 28, 2017 at 3 pm in the NHÚ AV ČR building, Politických vězňů 7, Praha 1, 2nd floor, room no. 7. The event will be held in Czech.

9th April 2018 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


czechtourism.com: 2018 Classical Music Festivals

Sacred music, music by Antonín Dvořák, Bedřich Smetana, or a Baroque festival? If you have a soft spot for any of that, you should definitely visit the classical music festivals in the Czech Republic. In addition to a great musical experience, you can also look forward to concerts in extraordinary historical jewels.

9th April 2018 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


OECD: What skills are in high demand? Evidence from the OECD Skills for Jobs database

Several trends, such as technological change, population ageing and globalisation, are simultaneously affecting the demand and supply of different types of skills. This can generate skill shortages, particularly in countries where supply is not sufficiently responsive to changes in skill demand.

Strategic Directions for Czech Economic Policy

  1. 1) The home of value-added manufacturing
  2. 2) Prague-Brno-Ostrava Creative Triangle
  3. 3) Health Care as an export industry
  4. 4) Government as a competitive advantage

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