4/22/2013

Professor Jan Švejnar, Columbia University, guest of Czech The Trends

Professor Jan Švejnar from Columbia University, New York, was a guest of this year´s second edition of Czech The Trends attended by CBCC members at the Czech Embassy in London on 18 April 2013



Jan Svejnar's speech focused on the role of Central Europe in the global economy. He also spoke about the current economic crisis, not only from the perspective of Czech Republic and other countries of Central Europe. According to Jan Svejnar, in the past Europe overcame a few major economic crises, it will eventually handle the current one as well. In connection with the Czech situation, professor Svejnar praised the sanity of the Czech banks. He believes that the Czech policymakers should invest more in science and education and promote further diversification of exports.

 

 

source: Czech Embassy in London


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