Damborský Milan, Wokoun René, Krejčová Nikola
As the transition from centrally planned economy to a market system started during the 90s, it became clear that the transition economies needed to invest heavily in order to modernize their obsolete capital stock and become competitive on the world market. Investment incentives and the promotion of industrial zones has become one of the most debated issues for experts, especially in connection with the effect of foreign direct investments on economies at both the national and regional level.
Dlouhý Martin, Barták Miroslav
According to the World Health Organisation, mental illnesses affect more than 25 % of all people at some time during their lives. Mental illnesses are universal, affecting people of all countries and societies, individuals of all ages, women and men, the rich and the poor, from urban and rural environments. Mental illnesses have an economic impact on societies and on the quality of life of individuals and families.
Šipikal Miroslav, Peter Pisár, Viera Labudová
The idea of public support programmes to strengthen local economic performance is widely recognized and used by many national or local governments. The basic rationale for support programmes could be found in several
economic theories. The private companies do not want to invest into activities with positive externalities (since they are not able to absorb all the benefits), but these investments are important for society itself, so the governments must subsidy such an investment to be interesting for private enterprises.