Evaluation of public usefulness of selected facilities

Attention is paid to selected types of facilities whose usefulness is analysed from the perspective of the general public. The article compares perceived benefits of infrastructure projects (like e.g. motorways), buildings where services for the public are provided (e.g. schools or hospitals) and private buildings that interact with the public environment (especially office buildings).

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Participation of Czech citizens in training and retraining courses

As of late, further education has become an increasingly significant part of an individual’s career. Further education is a form of education for adults after they have entered the labor market, and retraining means the acquisition of new qualifications and improving, extending or deepening one’s qualifications hitherto.

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Characteristics of Fair Trade products

Article presents the main findings from the survey conducted within the project no. CZ.2.01.2011.221.001, entitled ?Perception of Czech inhabitants to fair trade?. The main topic of the article is the extent to which consumers are interested in the origins of the goods they purchase, which constitute one of the characteristics of Fair Trade products. The analysis identifies several respondent groups differing by the intensity of their interest in the origins of the Fair Trade products they purchase. Data published in this article is based on a sample of the Czech population that was selected by quota sampling; 1,188 face-to-face interviews were conducted.

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