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15th August 2017 / Politics / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


London Speaker Bureau: Exclusive Interview with Tomas Sedlacek: What do fetishes have to do with economics?

The “fetishizing” of economics has resulted in a perpetual cycle of unfulfilled desire and debt and a “post coitum depression”, says Tomas Sedlacek. He is the Czech economist and bestselling author of The Economics of Good and Evil (2011), internationally renowned for challenging assumptions and radically rethinking and humanizing economics. Chief macroeconomic strategist at ČSOB and former economic advisor to President Vaclav Havel, he describes economics as a cultural phenomenon which cannot be free of ethics.
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19th July 2017 / Politics / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


Czech Permanent Mission to the UN: The Czech Republic Presents Its National Voluntary Review on Sustainable Development

The Czech Republic presented its National voluntary review on Sustainable Development, Czech Permanent Mission to the UN reports: "Analysis of the relevance of the SDGs in the national context shows that all the SDGs and most of the targets of the 2030 Agenda are applicable at the national level. While none of the SDGs have been fully accomplished, each goal contains areas where the Czech Republic scores well and which can be considered as strengths." 
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5th June 2017 / Politics / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


2017 Global Peace Index: Czech Republic remains among most peaceful countries

In 2017, as in 2016, the Czech Republic ranked 6th in the Global Peace Index, following Iceland, New Zealand, Portugal, Austria and Denmark.
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21st November 2016 / Politics / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


AMO: Rethinking V4’s Eurozone Dilemmas after the UK Referendum

The policy paper Rethinking V4’s Eurozone Dilemmas after the UK Referendum published by the Association for International Affairs (AMO) provides a list of seven recommendations for the Visegrad Group (including the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia). Recommendations take into account current political reality within the V4, foremost the fact that the adoption of the euro over the coming years is – for various reasons – inconceivable in Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic.
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