13th Annual OECD LEED Forum in Prague: E.Stam, Professor, Utrecht University: How to let regions prosper
In general for the economy to evolve and prosper you need experiments and successful experiments to be scaled up and diffused. A diversified economy is generally better at enabling experiments, but...
OECD Taxing Wages 2017 report: Czech Republic: Tax wedge rises by more than 5 percentage points in 2000-2016
OECD Taxing Wages 2017 report gives details of taxes paid on wages in OECD countries. It covers personal income taxes and social security contributions paid by employees, social security contributions and payroll taxes paid by employers, and cash benefits received by in-work families.In the Czech Republic, tax wedge rose by more than 5 percentage points in the 2000-2016 period, the report says.
World Bank Group/OECD study on inclusive global value chains: Czech SMEs tend to channel their value added for exports through large firms
World Bank Group and OECD published Policy Options in Trade and Complementary Areas for GVC Integration by Small and Medium Enterprises and Low-Income Developing Countries, a study including examples from the Czech Republic.
OECD's Taxation and Skills Study: In Czech Republic, future expected income tax revenues more than cover costs of skills for government
The OECD's Taxation and Skills Study measures how tax and spending policies impact financial incentives to invest in skills, and how the costs and returns to skills are shared between students and governments. Details on the Czech Republic inside.
Strategic Directions for Czech Economic Policy
- 1) The home of value-added manufacturing
- 2) Prague-Brno-Ostrava Creative Triangle
- 3) Health Care as an export industry
- 4) Government as a competitive advantage
In Policy Pipeline policy developments in the Czech Republic and abroad are monitored to bring better understanding of current topics and trends.