Secondary school students from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland competed in the international final of the Economics Olympiad, which culminated on 20 November 2020. Each country was represented by five students who had already successfully completed the national rounds. Otakar Kořínek from Gymnázium Nový BORG in Czech Republic won the Best Young Economist of the Visegrád Four Award. Jakub Laszkowski from Poland won second place, Mateusz Gil from Poland won third place. „I really enjoy economics, it is my favourite subject, so the victory in the International Economics Olympiad means a lot to me. The exam part of the [...]
On 30th January 2020, in Hradec Králové was taken place regional round. Our interview ‘s participants were Adéla from Jiráskovo Gymnasium in Náchod and Velyan from Business Academy in Pardubice. “Test was well-designed, I would like to know something more about questions which were there.” Majority of student agree on that multiple-choice questions are easier than others. The main reason why Adéla participated in Economics Olympics was an economics course at a gymnasium, where she is studying. She is thinking that is very important to know basic terms and have a view of economics as a science in general. Velyan from [...]
12th February 2020 took place event „round table“ in Komerční banka with Institute of economics education (INEV). The main topic of discussion was: How are young people and society prepared for fast development of digitalisation? According to exclusive research, which was fulfilled by 6, 5 thousand students of high schools. This research was organised in December 2019 by Institute of economics education. 85 % of respondents are aware of the merits and needs of digitalisation and only 8 % of students are afraid of this future. Winner of EO Pavel Králík said: “Before 20 years was the peak of digitalisation [...]
Today, on 14th February 2020, ended regional rounds of Olympics of economics. The participants are students, but teachers as their companions could enjoy plan full of lectures and competitions too. Thirteen regional rounds are over! The rounds took place from 27th January to 14th February 2020 throughout the Czech Republic. There was not only testing of course - there were a lot of lectures and debates with business leaders. Last but not least the students got some presents from our business partners as rewards. We would like to mention series of lectures from representatives of Komerční banka. The main topic of [...]
The regional rounds will take place from 27/1 - 14/2/2020. The regional rounds will be happening all around the Czech Republic and more than 1000 students will participate. Besides testing, students can experience lectures and presentations from well-known economists or businessmen. If you would like to know more about the regional rounds, follow us on social media (Facebook, Instagram). The results will be released 6/3. Good luck!
The school rounds ended on 13/12/2019. 22 000 students from 396 schools participated in this year’s school rounds of Economics Olympiad from the whole Czech Republic. It is 59 more than the year before. From 1 to 5 students has advanced from the school rounds to the regional rounds. 1060 students will participate in the upcoming regional rounds. The average number of the earned points was 11. The best result was 24 points and two students from the whole country. You can find here the results from the school rounds to be able to know the students which will participate in [...]
The school rounds in Slovakia will take place from 9.12. 2019 to 13.12. 2019. 200 high schools will participate from the whole country. The best students will advance to regional rounds, which will take place from 27.1. to 28.2. 2020. We wish good luck to all the participants!
The school rounds of Economics Olympiad in the Czech Republic start today on 2/12/2019. 380 schools from the Czech Republic will participate. The school rounds are being organized by high schools and they will take place at them too. The students are being tested from different categories of the economy – microeconomy, macroeconomy or the economics history etc. Best students will advance to the regional rounds, which will take place from 27/1/2020 to 14/2/2020. Students will find out the results from school rounds on 19/12/2019!!
Jan Pytela is a recent absolvent of Gymnázium Matyáše Lercha in Brno. He moved to Vienna after graduation, where he will be studying on economic university. Beside economy he is also interested in International relations. He is a volunteer in Association for international questions („AMO”), within this association he organizes Prague student summit. He found his love for economy thanks to Economics Olympiad… and what he likes the most about her? That thanks to her, everything suddenly makes sense 😊 How did you like today? It was nice, there were a lot of interesting people from different countries, various program. [...]
Šimon Pekar comes from Považská Bystrica. He studies at Bilingválné gymnázium Milana Hodžu in Sučany from 2016. Beside Economy he also likes debate competitions and he is a member of school parliament. He likes to read or do sports in his free time. In the future he would like to study at a university in the UK. How did you like today? Amazing, I am happy about the results as well as how the competition went and there were a lot of nice people too. Really amazing. What do you think about the way we tested you today? Did you like it? [...]