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Article_Icon  History of ISEA

October 26th, 2011

Institute for Social and Economic Analyses (ISEA) was created in 2002 as a think-tank focusing on providing expert support to key reforms. ISEA is a voluntary, independent, non-profit association of citizens, founded according to the act No. 83/1990 Col. on civil associations, as amended.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Author: ISEA Team

Article_Icon  About ISEA

ISEA is one of the leading and politically independent think-tanks in the Czech Republic. Its main goal is to serve as a beacon to state institutions and civic society, supplying qualified and unbiased analyses of various social phenomena and bridging academic research and key public policy domains. It is dedicated to both basic and applied research and in fostering public debate on the fundamental questions facing Czech society, particularly in education, human resources, and competitiveness.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2011 Author: Blanka Javorová

Article_Icon  Professor Petr Mateju, President of the Czech Science Foundation

May 11, 2010 International Interview

The Czech Republic does not have the financial weight of some of its European counterparts; however, as GACR President Professor Petr Mateju, explains, through consistent excellence in scientific research, the country can compete on a global level.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011 Author: Petr Matějů

Article_Icon  Despite a Czech court's ruling that the Lisbon treaty does not conflict with the country's constitution, a quick ratification should not be expected.

4.12.2008 - European Voice, Author: Tomáš Jelínek

Tomáš Jelínek, chair of ISEA analyses in his article for European Voice the current political situation as the Czech Republic faces the ratification of Lisbon treaty.

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Thursday, December 04, 2008 Author: ISEA Team

Article_Icon  Academia takes lesson in business

19.11.2008 - The Prague Post,  Author: Bibiána Duhárová

In this article you can find information about the so called "White Book", a strategic document aiming to help reform tertiary education system in the Czech Republic.  

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Monday, November 24, 2008 Author: Blanka Javorová

Article_Icon  A NEW PUBLICATION !!!

ISEA published a new book in September 2008 named:

New Research, Methods and Approaches

Author: Michael Lee Smith

The book is being published in Czech language as the target audience is the Czech society. We are posting in the body of this article a couple of samples of the English version of the book for our English readers.

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Wednesday, June 18, 2008 Author: Blanka Javorová

Article_Icon  Who bribes in the Czech Republic?

Michael L. Smith (28.4.-4.5.2008 - Czech Business Weekly)

What kinds of people give bribes in the Czech Republic? The answer is not as obvious as one may think.

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Monday, April 28, 2008 Author: Blanka Javorová

Article_Icon  Access and Equity: A Comparative Perspective

Elizabeth Redden (17.3.2008 - INSIDE HIGHER ED)

After a year of researching issues of access and equity in higher education in regions round the world, the Fulbright New Century Scholars gathered in Washington Friday to share snapshots of their comparative research on affirmative action, barriers to college access, and the role of private colleges, among other topics.

The original article can be viewed here

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Thursday, March 20, 2008 Author: ISEA Team

Article_Icon  U.K. may offer a model for fees, but it’s not pain-free

Mollie McGurk (14.1.2008 - Czech Business Weekly)

The U.K. made the shift to charging tuition fees for university courses in 1998. In the nearly 50 years previous to this decision, the rise of participants in higher education in the U.K. did not meet with a rise in funding for the institutions.

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Monday, January 14, 2008 Author: ISEA Team

Article_Icon  Page turning on ‘free’ education

Irena Fuková (14.1.2008 - Czech Business Weekly)

With the prime minister last week giving new impulse to the idea of imposing a legal requirement on students to contribute to the cost of their higher education, CBW examined what financial burden they could face. Enquiries, however, also revealed that most university students would scoff at the idea that under existing arrangements, public education could be seen as a synonym for free education.

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Monday, January 14, 2008 Author: ISEA Team

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