“We are poor,” the Czechs have realized with horror

Culik, J. (2017) “We are poor,” the Czechs have realized with horror. Europe Now, 19 Apr.

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Abstract

An analysis of a debate which took place in the Czech Republic in February-March 2017 after the Czech social democratic Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka proposed to increase taxes for "rich people" (i.e. those who earn more than £ 20 000 pounds sterling annually) and the public realised that there are only 9 per cent of such people in the country.

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:Czech Republic, Czech Social Democratic Party, Bohuslav Sobotka, economy, salaries, employment, living standards, taxation.
Status:Published
Refereed:No
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Culik, Dr Jan
Authors: Culik, J.
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
College/School:College of Arts > School of Modern Languages and Cultures > Slavonic Studies
Journal Name:Europe Now
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2017 The Author
First Published:First published in Europe Now 19 April 2017
Publisher Policy:Reproduced with the permission of the Author
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