Publications & Documents


  • 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?

  • 13-July-2016

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    OECD Employment Outlook 2016 - Key findings for the Czech Republic

    The employment rate in the Czech Republic has been on the rise and is expected to continue growing at a similar pace as the OECD average. With an unemployment rate just above 4% in the first quarter of 2016, the Czech Republic is among the OECD countries with the lowest unemployment rates.

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  • 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.

  • 8-July-2016

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    Database on instruments used for environmental policy

    This database provides information on environmentally related taxes, fees and charges, tradable permit systems, deposit refund systems, environmentally motivated subsidies and voluntary approaches used in environmental policy in OECD member countries and a number of other countries. Developed in co-operation between the OECD and the European Environment Agency.

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  • 30-June-2016

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    Research Fellowships and Conference Sponsorship

    The Co-operative Research Programme (CRP)'s Call for Applications for conference sponsorship and research fellowships for funding in 2017 has CLOSED. The CRP supports work on sustainable use of natural resources in agriculture, forests, fisheries and food production.

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  • 20-June-2016

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    Overview of Health Policy in the Czech Republic

    Although increasing, life expectancy in the Czech Republic, at 78.3 years, was still below the OECD average of 80.5 years in 2013. The Czech Republic presents above average levels of risk factors such as tobacco, alcohol consumption and obesity. To cope with the expected rise in chronic diseases, the Czech Republic will have to shift care from the hospital sector and strengthen preventive health care.

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  • 16-June-2016

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    Producer and Consumer Support Estimates database

    Data on government support to agriculture in the OECD area and other major economies, measured by the Producer Support Estimate (PSE) and Consumer Support Estimate.

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  • 6-June-2016

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    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Prague on 6 June 2016

    The Secretary-General presented the 2016 Economic Survey of the Czech Republic, delivered remarks at a conference commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Czech Republic’s OECD membership, and held meetings with Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka and other officials.

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  • 6-June-2016

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    Czech Republic and the OECD: the next 20 years – Better Policies for a Better Future

    I am delighted to be here in Prague to reflect on the 20 years of a fruitful partnership between the OECD and the Czech Republic. It is in fact a double pleasure given the success story that is the Czech Republic’s transformation; a story that one tells with joy! I would like to thank Minister Zaoralek and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for their invitation and for organising this important event.

  • 6-June-2016

    English

    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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