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Teachers' Salaries in 2020 and Beyond: Will the Czech Republic Rest on Its Laurels?

1 September, 2021

The level of teachers' pay is a factor in attracting interest in teaching as a profession. Raising interest is necessary not only in order to recruit sufficient numbers of teachers, but to allow selectivity into the profession, allowing for more emphasis on the quality of teaching, a new study by Daniel Münich and Vladimír Smolka from the think-tank IDEA at CERGE-EI suggests.

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Mom or preschool? How an extension to paid parental leave affects children’s future education and employment

27 August, 2021

In their most recent study, Alena Bičáková, Klára Kalíšková and Lucie Zapletalová quantify the impacts of the duration of paid parental leave on the education and future labor market outcomes of affected children when they reach 21-22 years of age. 

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People of CERGE-EI: Meet Our Alumni

24 August, 2021

Robert Johnson, our MAE graduate from 2017, recently started a new position where he is in charge of growth and retention of a newly launched grocery delivery service. In an interview with Robert, we discussed his career, his motivation to take the MAE program, and what he considers the most useful things he learned at CERGE-EI. Read more in our Blog Interview.

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Martina Miotto: Covid-19 Has Raised the Question of Inequality Once Again

6 August, 2021

Has the current pandemic changed the role of women in family, society, and work? How does the crisis affect women in developing countries? In the Talking Economics Podcast, Katarina Stehlíková talks with Martina Miotto and takes a closer look at these and other questions related to Gender and Development Economics.

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CERGE-EI Media Highlights for July

6 August, 2021

How long will it take for the Czech economy to recover from the problems caused by Covid-19? How can the government increase the vaccination rate in the Czech Republic? Will the Czech pension system experience funding problems due to demographic changes in the future? These are some of the questions addressed by CERGE-EI experts in the Czech media in July.

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