#Lukáš Kovanda, Ph. D.

Despite record 2020 deficit, Czech outlook rosier than most in coming years

7 January 2021

Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Czech economy was enjoying greater economic growth than most of its European Union peers, ...

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Eurostat: Czech households spend record-high sums on alcohol

4 January 2021

Czech households spent a record high sum on alcohol in 2019, over CZK 90 billion, suggest newly released data by... more

“It will help the Czech economy a lot”, says economist on new Brexit deal

28 December 2020

After nearly five years of negotiations, Britain and the European Union have reached an agreement on trade relations after Brexit.... more

Czech marriages, divorces dropped sharply due to anti-coronavirus measures

11 September 2020

The number of marriages and divorces dropped significantly in the Czech Republic this spring, data released on Friday by the... more

Czech property price growth sixth highest in EU

11 July 2020

Year-on-year growth in Czech property prices in the first quarter of 2020 rose to 9.5 percent compared to 8.9 percent... more

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Lukáš Kovanda

Lukáš Kovanda, Ph.D., is a Czech economist and author focusing on economic literature, and is Chief Economist at Trinity Bank. His work there includes analyzing and commenting on macroeconomic issues, investments, and emerging phenomena such as sharing economy, cryptocurrencies and fintechs. He is a Department of Economics lecturer at the University of Economics in Prague and is a member of the Scientific Board of the Czech Banking Association.

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