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Think-Tank IDEA: Where the First Draft Expenditure in the State Budget for 2022 Was Headed

21 January, 2022

The draft state budget (SB) for 2022 submitted at the end of summer 2021 by the outgoing government of Andrej Babiš planned for expenditures of 1,928 billion CZK. That would be 394.5 billion CZK; 25.7% more than the actual expenditure of the SB in 2019.

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CERGE-EI Experts Will Help Define Public Policy

19 January, 2022

The newly appointed Czech Government has reached out to members' of CERGE-EI faculty for assistance in defining future public policies.

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CERGE-EI Media Highlights for December

7 January, 2022

Soaring energy bills, rising interest rates, and the retirement system in the Czech Republic were among the most frequent topics commented on by CERGE-EI's experts in Czech media. Our Ph.D. student Ketevani Kapanadze, who won first place in the Young Economist 2021 competition, gave an interview concerning her research and plans for roklen24.cz.

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CERGE-EI’s PhD Job Market Candidates

6 January, 2022

We are pleased to promote CERGE-EI’s excellent PhD job market candidates for 2021-2022.

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Think-Tank IDEA: State Employees and Civil Servants. Where They Work and How Much They Are Paid

6 January, 2022

In their most recent study, Daniel Bartušek, Petr Bouchal, and Petr Janský analyze public sector employees' numbers and salaries. Approximately one-fifth of the country’s workforce – aroundone million people in the Czech Republic, work for the public sector.

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