Distance Teaching Main Topic of 2020 Teaching Fellows Course

Some 59 new Teaching Fellows from more than a dozen countries are participating in the 2020 Teaching Fellows Pedagogical Course.

Students From 17 Countries Taking Part in the Online "Prep"

This year’s Preparatory semester started on July 13, with 32 participants from 17 countries worldwide. Most of them had to join us online, but the distance and challenges of the virtual learning environment have not deterred them from working hard and join us for the Fall semester, hopefully already in person.

Congratulations to Our New MAE Graduates!

On Thursday, 23 July 2020, the Graduation Ceremony of the Master in Applied Economics (MAE) program took place, during which the six students were presented diplomas.

People of CERGE-EI: Meet Our Alumni

Our alumnus Maxim Goryunov spoke about his recent interest in testing economic theories with laboratory experiments in an interview for the CERGE-EI blog. Maxim, who graduated in 2016, told us how he got from Prague to Florence and Astana, and revealed a bit about his future plans.

Events and Seminars

20 Nov, 11:00
Special Event

MA and PhD Graduation Ceremony

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Become Our Graduate

Vojtěch Bartoš (PhD in Economics, 2016), Assistant Professor at the University of Munich

Maxim Goryunov (PhD in Economics, 2016) Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Nazarbayev University, Astana

Kamil Galuščák (PhD in Economics, 2002), Executive Director, Economic Research Department, Czech National Bank, Prague

Martin Kuncl (PhD in Economics 2014), Senior Economist, Bank of Canada


Top Publications

Botond Kőszegi and Filip Matějka. Forthcoming. “Choice Simplification: A Theory of Mental Budgeting and Naive Diversification.” Quarterly Journal of Economics.

Junehyuk Jung, 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.

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

Bruce D. Meyer 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.

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

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

Michal Bauer, Jana Cahlíková, Julie Chytilová, and Tomáš Želinský. 2018. “Social Contagion of Ethnic Hostility.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(19): 4881–4886.

Jaromír Kovářík, Friederike Mengel, and José Gabriel Romero. 2018. “Learning in Network Games.” Quantitative Economics, 9(1): 85–139.

Ángel Hernando-Veciana and Fabio Michelucci. 2018. “Inefficient Rushes in Auction.” Theoretical Economics, 13(1): 273–306.

Michal Bauer, Nathan Fiala, and Ian Levely. 2018. “Trusting Former Rebels: An Experimental Approach to Understanding Reintegration After Civil War.” Economic Journal, 128(613): 1786–1819.

Suzanne K. Barth, Nikolas Mittag, and Kyung H. Park. 2019. “Voter Response to Hispanic Sounding Names: Evidence from Down-Ballot Statewide Elections.” Quarterly Journal of Political Science, 14(4): 401–437.

Sharon Belenzon, Anastasiya Shamshur, and Rebecca Zarutskie. 2019. “CEO's Age and the Performance of Closely Held Firms.” Strategic Management Journal, 40(6): 917–944.


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