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11th April 2017 / Economic policy / Business and Industry

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... 

11th April 2017 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

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.

6th April 2017 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

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.

6th April 2017 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

OECD Tax Talks update

With a number of important recent and upcoming developments in the OECD's international tax work, the OECD's Centre for Tax Policy and Administration (CTPA) gave the latest tax update.


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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