Czech Premier Survives First Battle for Reform
- Privatization: Czechoslovakia. Triska, Du�an // Eastern European Economics;Fall91, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p22
Perhaps I should start by stressing what was openly declared by the congress of the Civic Forum on January 12, 1991: that the official program of Czechoslovakia and its political force, the Civic Forum, is to return to capitalism. For the first time, it was publicly spelled out that...
- Pension reform edges onto election agenda, but no agreement on solution. // Prague Business Journal;2/11/2002, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p19
Focuses on the issue of changing the pension systems in Czech Republic. Expectation for the portion of the trusts to reach the gross domestic product; Proposal of Labor and Social Affairs minister Vladimir Spidla on the matter; Stand of the parliament government on the issue.
- Private pension funds in Poland. Keller-Krawczyk, Lech // South East Europe Review (SEER);2011, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p83
This article takes a highly critical look at the pension system in Poland, which had been reformed after 1989 on the basis of the World Bank's 'three pillars' model of a combined state and private, mandatory and voluntary pensions system, despite evidence that the model is flawed and...
- Fiscal Reform Superficial? // Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe;Apr2004, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p6
The ongoing political unrest in the Czech Republic has made it even more difficult for Prime Minister Vladimir Spidla's cabinet to pursue fiscal prudence, which has remained officially a key goal for the administration. The government's loss of its parliamentary majority, after the recent...
- Fiscal Czech-Mate...Increases Pressure On Spidla. // Emerging Markets Monitor;7/28/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 16, p16
Focuses on the test of the survival potential of Czech Republic Prime Minister Vladimir Spidla's ruling coalition with the upcoming parliamentary budget debate. Proposal of Finance Minister Bohuslav Sobotka; Opposition to the reduction of social spending; Importance to Spidla of keeping the...
- Czech Parliament Approves Broad Fiscal Reforms. Kozakova, Pavla // Transitions Online;10/6/2003, pN.PAG
Reports on the approval of the proposed financial reform package of Czech Republic leader Vladimir Spidla as of September 30, 2003. Criticism of the proposed budget cuts; Current state deficit; Comment from Czech National Bank governor Zdenek Tuma regarding the reform.
- Spidla lifts his lamp 'beside the golden door' of pension reform. Machacek, Jan // Prague Business Journal;12/3/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 48, p8
Focuses on the vision of Minister of Social Affairs Vladimir Spidla for demographic policy to the ministers of the government in Czech Republic. Plans to attract educated Ukrainians in the country; Reformation in the pension system; System of immigration.
- Reducing risks in the financial system. // OECD Economic Surveys: Switzerland;Jan2012 Supplement 2, Vol. 2011, p49
Despite some deleveraging over the past 3 years, the very large size of the balance sheets of the two big banks represents a major potential risk for the economy and public finances. These risks are reinforced by the low level of loss-absorbing capital held by them. Legislation, approved by...
- Politics of restitution in Czechoslovakia. Burger, Josef // East European Quarterly;Winter92, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p485
Analyzes restitution policies in Czechoslovakia to better understand how the elite has tried to resolve competing and/or incompatible political and economic goals. How implementation of the restitution statutes impacted upon economic interest and attitudes of different categories of...