Centre for Economic and Market Analyses recently published a study dealing with circular economy. The text “The Efficiency of the Waste Sorting System in the Czech Republic – International comparison” deals with collective system of extended producers’ responsibility for packaging waste.
The Centre for Economic and Market Analyses published a study about the shadow economy in the Czech Republic. The study deals with the theoretical aspects of shadow economy, methodology and definition, it includes international comparison, determination of driven factors as well as provides a further analysis of chosen industries.
Fiscal harmonization is the homogenizing of countries’ tax systems, whether by natural occurrence (through fiscal competition) or political negotiation. But is fiscal harmonization a credible goal, and if so, who would benefit?
Since the current situation on European energy market is a result of poorly designed market distortions, we should ask ourselves whether strengthening of the targets is a step in the right direction.
In comparison with the fifth election period (2006-2010), where the deputies were absent from 28.11% of sessions, the absenteeism during the sixth election period (2010-2013) increased by 3.47 percentage point to 31.58%.
In the following paragraphs, I will try to highlight some of the changes in Czech political culture in the past decade using data from the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic over the third (1998-2002), fourth (2002-2006) and fifth (2006-2010) election periods.
(…) finding meaningful measures of politicians’ activity and competence is a rather difficult task.
Government budget and the whole of public finance stand on the same basic principles such as family budget.
An answer to this rather broad question is one of the issues that formed the subject of Alexander Fink´s presentation during the discussion forum on the topic of “East German Transformation and German Public Finance” organised by Liberalni Institut on Wednesday, March 14, 2012. Before we are able to even tackle this question, it is necessary to put it in to proper context. The first issue that Mr. Fink discussed was the method of evaluation…