Economy


  • 23-July-2018

    English

    The Czech economy is thriving but labour shortages will limit growth

    Growth, driven by both internal and external demand, has been accelerating since 2013 and at 4.6% in 2017 it was more balanced than in previous years. Household consumption is supported by income growth, a declining savings rate as confidence is high, and by rising credit.

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  • 16-July-2018

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    Presentation of 2018 Economic Survey at the Technical Agency of the Czech Republic

    I am delighted to be here at the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic. I would like to thank Mr. Pavel Komárek, Deputy Chairman of the Technology Agency for the invitation.

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  • 16-July-2018

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    Launch of 2018 Economic Survey & Environmental Performance Review of the Czech Republic

    I am delighted to be back in Prague to present the OECD’s 2018 Economic Survey and the Environmental Performance Review of the Czech Republic.

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  • 16-July-2018

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    The Czech economy is thriving but boosting skills and productivity and transitioning to a low-carbon productive model is vital to sustainable and inclusive growth

    The Czech economy is thriving, with robust employment, expanding exports and falling government debt. Efforts should now focus on boosting workforce skills and innovation to improve labour supply and productivity, further reduce poverty and inequality, and green the economy, according to two new OECD reports.

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  • 16-July-2018

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    Economic Survey of Czech Republic 2018

    The economy of the Czech Republic is thriving, growth is high, unemployment rate is low and fiscal stance is positive. Strong demand from the external sector and household consumption boosted by high increases in wages are driving growth.

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  • 13-July-2018

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    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Prague on 16 July 2018

    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Prague on 16 July 2018 on an official visit. He will present the 2018 OECD Economic Survey and the Environmental Performance Review of the Czech Republic.

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  • 19-October-2016

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    OECD Reviews of School Resources: Czech Republic 2016

    The effective use of school resources is a policy priority across OECD countries. The OECD Reviews of School Resources explore how resources can be governed, distributed, utilised and managed to improve the quality, equity and efficiency of school education.
    The series considers four types of resources: financial resources, such as public funding of individual schools; human resources, such as teachers, school leaders and education administrators; physical resources, such as location, buildings and equipment; and other resources, such as learning time.
    This series offers timely policy advice to both governments and the education community. It includes both country reports and thematic studies.
  • 26-July-2016

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    When size matters: scaling up delivery of Czech local services

    A key argument for small local governments is that they can better deliver the services that their residents want and need. A key question is: what size is too small? When is the average cost of services too high, the range of choice too narrow or expertise spread too thinly across the country?

  • 12-July-2016

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    Leveraging R&D and innovation policies to foster productivity in Czech Republic

    Productivity catch-up along with deeper integration into the global economy played a central role in the convergence of the Czech incomes toward OECD countries before the 2008 financial crisis.

  • 6-June-2016

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    Launch of the Economic Survey of the Czech Republic

    It is a great pleasure to be in Prague to launch the 2016 Economic Survey of the Czech Republic. I would like to thank in particular the Minister of Finance as well as the Minister of Trade and Industry and their teams for their support and input on this Survey.

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