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People of CERGE-EI: Meet Our Alumni

David Vávra, our PhD in Economics graduate from 2003, stands behind the CERGE-EI Student Support Fund.

CERGE-EI Supports Wellbeing of Students, Faculty, and Staff

CERGE-EI understands that the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting our lives in many different ways and it is normal for it to have an impact on our health.

Join 2021 Virtual Open Day

CERGE-EI will host a Virtual Open Day on January 26. This is a great opportunity for prospective students to learn more about CERGE-EI, university life, our faculty, alumni, and students. 

Prof. Michal Mejstřík, Former Director of CERGE, Passed Away

It is with deep sadness that we inform you that on Thursday, 7 January 2021, at the age of 68, Professor Michal Mejstřík passed away.

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Milan Výškrabka (Master in Economics 2006), Economic Analyst, European Commission, Brussel

Mykola Babiak (PhD in Economics, 2019), Assistant Professor in Finance at Lancaster University Management School, UK

Liyousew Borga (PhD in Economics, 2018), Research Associate at the Institute for Research on Socio-Economic Inequality at the University of Luxembourg

Kamil Galuščák (PhD in Economics, 2002), Adviser to the Board, Czech National Bank, Prague

Research

Top Publications

Kőszegi, Botond, and Filip Matějka. 2020. “Choice Simplification: A Theory of Mental Budgeting and Naive Diversification.” Quarterly Journal of Economics, 135(2): 1153–1207.

Gossner, Olivier, Jakub Steiner, and Colin Stewart. Forthcoming. “Attention Please!.” Econometrica.

Zacchia, Paolo. 2020. “Knowledge Spillovers through Networks of Scientists.” Review of Economic Studies, 87(4): 1989–2018.

Jung, Junehyuk, Jeong Ho (John) Kim, Filip Matějka, and Christopher A. Sims. 2019. “Discrete Actions in Information-Constrained Decision Problems.” Review of Economic Studies, 86(6): 2643–2667.

Meyer, Bruce D., and Nikolas Mittag. 2019. “Using Linked Survey and Administrative Data to Better Measure Income: Implications for Poverty, Program Effectiveness and Holes in the Safety Net.” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 11(2): 176–204.

Mittag, Nikolas. 2019. “Correcting for Misreporting of Government Benefits.” American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. 11(2): 142–164.

Henrich, Joseph, Michal Bauer, Alessandra Cassar, Julie Chytilová, and Benjamin Grant Purzycki. 2019. “War Increases Religiosity.” Nature Human Behaviour, 3(2): 129–135.

Meyer, Bruce D., Nikolas Mittag, and Robert M. Goerge. Forthcoming. “Errors in Survey Reporting and Imputation and their Effects on Estimates of Food Stamp Program Participation.” Journal of Human Resources.

Kapička, Marek, and Julian Neira. 2019. “Optimal Taxation with Risky Human Capital.” American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 11(4): 271–309.

Bajgar, Matej, and Beata Javorcik. 2020. “Climbing the Rungs of the Quality Ladder: FDI and Domestic Exporters in Romania.” Economic Journal, 130(628): 937–955.

Jehiel, Philippe, and Jakub Steiner. 2020. “Selective Sampling with Information-Storage Constraints.” Economic Journal, 130(630): 1753–1781.

Bičáková, Alena, Guido Matias Cortes, and Jacopo Mazza. Forthcoming. “Caught in the Cycle: Economic Conditions at Enrolment and Labour Market Outcomes of College Graduates.” Economic Journal.

Highlights

Paolo Zacchia was recommended for the equally high-profile Primus Grant by Charles University...more

 

A Research Fellowship Established in the Name of Professor Roland... more

 

Nikolas Mittag Awarded a Prize for the Best Paper in Empirical Economics by the JoE... more

 

Filip Matějka's Paper to be Published in The Quarterly Journal of Economics... more

 

CERGE-EI Part of the GEOCEP Project led by Charles University... more

 

Nature Index Writes About IDEA Study on Globalization of Science... more

 

Jan Zápal was recommended for the prestigious Lumina Quaeruntur fellowship by the Czech Academy of Sciences...more 

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