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Political Competition in Local Governments and Public Procurement

Municipalities in the Czech Republic manage 23.9% of the total public expenditure (approximately 10% of the GDP), with approximately half of these funds redistributed through public procurement. This is a very significant amount of public resources that should be given due attention.

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Brexit Effects

July 12, 2016, Author: Jan Švejnar

There are and will be major gyrations in the financial markets until things clear up; depending on the resolution of the Brexit crisis, there may be negative spillovers on economic growth worldwide.

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Public lecture: The Knowledge Capital of Nations

June 7, 2016   On the importance of educational achievement for economic prosperity, policies fostering school accountability and autonomy, and the role of vocational education. Key note speaker: Professor Ludger Woessmann, University of Munich

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Comparison of the Quality of Academic Publication Output

This study aims at comparing the research output of Czech institutions on an international level. The authors (Štěpán Jurajda, Stanislav Kozubek, Daniel Münich and Samuel Škoda) have compared the publication output of entire scientific fields in the Czech Republic to the same fields in other countries, basing the comparison on artcles published in the years 2010-2014 and included in the Web of Science (WoS) database.

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