#Lukáš Kovanda, Ph. D.


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

Study: working from home has reduced employees’ productivity by 30 percent

13 May 2020

The temporary shift to home office due to restrictions related to the coronavirus outbreak has significantly reduced employees’ productivity. A... more

Sunday Lunch Has Never Been Costlier for Dumpling-Loving Czechs

12 June 2019

The gut-busting Bohemian delight of pork, dumplings and stewed cabbage, which takes the blame for the quaffing of many a... more

New Ministers Kremlík and Havlíček – what they have achieved and what to expect from them

10 April 2019

More surprising out of the two new ministers of the current government of the Czech Republic, whose names have been announced... more

The Czech Republic is improving its public finances and is better prepared for a possible crisis than the vast majority of European countries

4 April 2019

The state of public finances of the Czech Republic continued to consolidate last year. But rather because of general economic... more

Flats in Prague could double in price by 2030

23 March 2019

Prague is missing 20,000 flats, writes the economist Lukáš Kovanda, and with 160,000 new residents expected to arrive in town... more

Czech Unemployment Rate Last Month Lowest In Over 21 Year

8 November 2018

Unemployment in the Czech Republic again declined in October, falling to 2.8 percent. The number of jobless last month was... more

Czech National Bank expected to hike interest rates for the fourth time this year

30 October 2018

The Czech National Bank (CNB) is widely expected to hike its main interest rate by 0.25 percentage points to 1.75%... more

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