Publications & Documents


  • 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.

  • 6-June-2016

    English

    Czech Republic needs new reforms to boost productivity and accelerate convergence with the most advanced countries

    The Czech Republic needs new reforms to boost productivity, improve economic growth and accelerate convergence toward the levels of income and well-being seen in the most advanced European countries, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 6-June-2016

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    Economic Survey of Czech Republic 2016

    Growth picked up strongly in 2015 thanks to a combination of temporary effects, mostly absorption of expiring EU funds and low commodity prices, but the recovery since the global crisis has been uneven, mainly because of volatile investment.

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  • 31-May-2016

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    Czech Republic Policy Brief: Strengthening Skills Development at the Local Level

    Skills and education are particularly important for success in the Czech Republic, with a larger than average impact of education on employment and wages.

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  • 31-May-2016

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    Czech Republic Policy Brief: Improving Access to Finance for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)

    Czech SMEs are too dependent on bank financing. A more diversified set of financing options would strengthen SMEs and decrease their vulnerability to business cycle fluctuations and the credit environment.

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  • 31-May-2016

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    How's life in the Czech Republic?

    This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2016.

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