Spotlight issue

10th October 2017 / Politics / Elections

Grayling CZ: ANO Movement – more than just Babiš

Jakub Hudec, Public Affairs Consultant and healthcare/IT expert at Grayling Czech Republic kicks off our commentary series on candidates of major political parties for the upcoming election.

9th October 2017 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

AmCham CZ 2017 Prosperity Index: Doing well, and positioned to do better in the future

The Prosperity Index is a tool for measuring prosperity and identifying areas of public policy which could increase prosperity. Indicators show that the country has made steady progress in increasing its current prosperity, is strongly positioned for future prosperity, and is at the head of the EU in spreading prosperity across the population. The attachment contains the indicators, and some conclusions about what areas the next government should address.

9th October 2017 / Politics / Elections

Overview: Czech Political Party Positions - by Party & by Issue

A general election will be held on 20-21 October 2017. What are Czech political parties up to?

5th October 2017 / Economic policy / Education

OECD: Why teaching matters more than ever before

OECD published an article by Stavros Yiannouka, CEO, WISE – World Innovation Summit for Education and Andreas Schleicher, Director, OECD Directorate for Education and Skills: "Imagine the power of an education system that could meaningfully share all of the expertise and experience of its educators using digital technology. What if we could get our teachers working on curated crowd-sourcing of educational practice, wouldn’t that be so much more powerful than things like performance-related pay as an approach to professional growth and development?"

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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Policy pipeline

In Policy Pipeline policy developments in the Czech Republic and abroad are monitored to bring better understanding of current topics and trends.

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