IS IT POSSIBLE TO ESTIMATE LABOUR PRODUCTIVITY IN THE CZECH HIGHER EDUCATION?
Keywords:Higher education institutions, correlation, labour costs, labour productivity, productivity in non-market industries.
This paper deals with the issues of estimation of labour productivity in the Czech higher education institutions (HEIs) and also at the Faculties of Economics of the Czech HEIs. We focus on the period between the years 2006 and 2010. At first, we analyze the influence of labour productivity on the level of average wages of academic staff in 2010. In this case, we consider that the labour productivity consist of two parts – teaching productivity (the total number of students adjusted by the coefficient of economical difficulty per academic staff) and research productivity (the total number of publication points per academic staff). Secondly, we compare the changes between teaching productivity in the period between the years 2006 and 2010 and the changes between average wages adjusted of average inflation rate at the level of HEIs and at the level of the Faculties of Economics.
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