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Economics Olympiad in Slovakia: 10 Key Findings

When it comes to real life problems, adults usually start reminiscing about their school days with a bit of bitterness. Sometimes, they blame teachers that had failed at teaching, and on other occasions they blame themselves for not paying more attention. The skill...
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Income Equality in Slovakia
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Income Equality in Slovakia

Over the last 15 years, income inequality has increased by 14 % in both Denmark and Sweden. I assume you haven't read or seen this information anywhere. Much more popular are articles on income inequality in "bad" countries, such as the United States or the United Kingdom. Likewise, you might not have noticed the information that income inequality in Slovakia fell by 14 % over the same period, making the rate of income inequality in Slovakia the lowest in the EU. Or in other words - income equality in Slovakia is the highest. And not only within the EU but also within the OECD.

Next Generation EU: Why We Should Be Concerned about the Recovery Plan
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Next Generation EU: Why We Should Be Concerned about the Recovery Plan

Governments around the world reacted to the pandemic situation in similar fashion. Costly economic stimulus packages popped out, undermining the role of decentralized reaction from the bottom and strengthening state’s role in economy. European Union introduced the EUR 750 billion worth Next Generation EU package. Next Generation EU and its crucial part, Recovery and Resilience Facility, promise to bring an era of growth and stability to the European Union and its 27 member states. Can this promise be fulfilled, and if so, at what cost?

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Slovak high school students won in the international finale of the Economics Olympiad
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Slovak high school students won in the international finale of the Economics Olympiad

Prague, September 11, 2019

On September 10, 2019 ,the first international finale of the Economics Olympiad took place in the Czech national bank in Prague. Slovakia was excellently represented by five students from whom two reached the first two medal positions. High school students undoubtedly proved that despite reports of low financial literacy of Slovaks, there are many exceptionally talented young economists who will not get lost even in international comparison.

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