Daniel Münich, Libor Dušek, Klára Kalíšková a Petr Janský cooperated with the Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic on the „Model for empirical evaluation and prediction of the impact of tax changes“ project funded by a grant from the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (Project TAČR TD010033) over 2012-2013. The main results are microsimulation tax models TAXBEN and QUAIDS, which estimate the impact of changes in direct taxes and social support (TAXBEN) and the value added tax (QUAIDS), respectively, on the taxpayears, households and public budget. Download background information on both models: Model TAXBEN, Model QUAIDS, Software Manual, TAXBEN Software and QUAIDS Software (only in Czech).
Petr Janský collaborates with the Center for Global Development on its Commitment to Development Index (CDI). CDI shows which countries have most development friendly policies. Petr Janský has contributed to the project by proposing a measure of illicit financial flows that underlines the Finance component of the CDI. Petr Janský, together with a IES FSV UK graduate, Zuzana Řehořová, presented the first ever results of the CDI for the Czech Republic in the IDEA Policy Brief 6/2012.
Martin Srholec is the ERAWATCH correspondent from the Czech Republic. ERAWATCH is the European Commission's information platform on European, national and regional research and innovation systems and policies. Its main objectives are to support policy-making in the research and innovation field in Europe and to contribute to the realisation of the European Research Area (ERA). ERAWATCH is coordinated by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre - Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (JRC-IPTS) in Seville. The flaship publication is the annual ERAWATCH Country Report: Czech Republic.