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A Comparative Study of Retirement Age in the Czech Republic

 

 

The analysis identifies the risks and possible obstacles associated with faster increases in the statutory and effective retirement ages in the Czech Republic. The study provides the first detailed quantitative insight on the phenomena of retirement and old-age-related departures from the labour market in the Czech Republic, and employs unique, internationally comparable date from the SHARE survey.

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Setting Up an Innovation System: Swiss Model for the Czech Republic?

IDEA think-tank at CERGE-EI in cooperation with the Embassy of Switzerland has the pleasure to invite you to a seminar and a panel discussion entitled "Setting Up an Innovation System: Swiss Model for the Czech Republic?". The event will be held on Tuesday, June 2, from 2 p.m.  to 5 p.m. at the CERGE-EI building (Politických vězňů 7, Prague 1).
 
 

Jan Švejnar, the director of IDEA, wins 2015 IZA Prize in Labor Economics

The 2015 IZA Prize in Labor Economics goes to Jan Švejnar, the  founder and director of IDEA and chairman of the Executive and Supervisory Committee of CERGE-EI in Prague. He was recognized for his work on economic issues in labor market, development and the transition from socialist to market economies.

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Presentation of the EEAG Report on the European Economy

A presentation of the EEAG Report on the European Economy took place on Monday March 30 at 9:30am at the CERGE-EI. A number of guests discussed the macroeconomic prospects of Europe and several trends that affect European politics and economy including migration and energy strategy.

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(Non-)discrimination against female job applicants

The latest IDEA study by Vojtěch Bartoš titled "(Non-)Discrimination Against Female Job Applicants for Maternity-Related Reasons: Experiment" investigates potential discrimination of female job applicants in the form of a lower probability of getting invited to a job interview. The age of applicants is focused both on the period prior to the time Czech women usually give borth to the first child  and on women with young children that might "limit" their working capacity.

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