Václav Klaus is president of the Czech Republic having previously held the positions of Finance Minister and Prime Minister. It was while in these positions in government that Klaus played a major part in the one of the most far-reaching and comprehensive transitions of a post-communist state. This book brings together twelve of Klaus public lectures and offers unique insight into his remarkable achievements.
Chapter I: The Challenges of the Post-Communist Era
Chapter 2: The Economics of Transition
Chapter 3: Europe and Its integration
Chapter 4: Reflections on the World
Václav Klaus is that rare politician who has a deep understanding of and belief in the principles of a free private enterprise economy. First, as prime minister and now as president, he has pla