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Center for Economics and Politics (abbreviated CEP) is a think-tank based in the Czech Republic. It was founded by leader of Civic Democratic Party Václav Klaus in 1998. [1] Other people involved with CEP include Petr Mach and Jan Skopeček. [2] [3] In 2013, CEP was merged with Václav Klaus' Institute but still exists. It serves as Service organisation of Václav Klaus' Institute. [4]

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Václav Klaus 2nd President of the Czech Republic

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References

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  2. "Klaus kritizuje německou nadaci kvůli svému oblíbenci Machovi". iDNES.cz. 1 March 2012. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
  3. "Klausův CEP měl peníze u Key Investments a dostal je zpět". Parlamentní Listy. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
  4. webmaster@tyden.cz, TYDEN, www.tyden.cz, e-mail: (19 May 2013). "Klaus sestěhoval své instituty pod jednu střechu". TÝDEN.cz. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
  5. Veselý, Arnošt; Nekola, Martin; Hejzlarová, Eva M. (2016). Policy Analysis in the Czech Republic. Policy Press. pp. 227–228. ISBN   9781447318149 . Retrieved 29 July 2017.