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Early Bird Applications for the MA in Applied Economics 

The Early Bird application deadline for our Master in Applied Economics study program is approaching. The MAE program is a perfect choice for students interested in the practical application of data science and business-oriented studies.

Jan Zápal Received the Lumina Quaeruntur Fellowship From the Czech Academy of Sciences

Jan Zápal is one of seven young promising scientists who have been awarded the Lumina Quaeruntur fellowship by the Czech Academy of Sciences.

Jan Švejnar in Discussion With Jeffrey Sachs at Forum 2000

On 14 October Jan Švejnar was a guest speaker at Forum 2000 Conference - an annual discussion of global political, intellectual, spiritual, and business leaders founded by former Czech President Václav Havel, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel, and philanthropist Yohei Sasakawa.

Nobel Prize in Economics For CERGE-EI ESC Member Paul Milgrom

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2020 was awarded jointly to Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson "for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats." CERGE-EI Director Sergey Slobodyan and faculty member Ole Jann commented on the work of prof. Milgrom, who is a member of the Executive and Supervisory Committee. 

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Ole Jann, and Christoph Schottmüller. 2020. “An Informational Theory of Privacy.” Economic Journal, 130(625): 93–124.

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

Christian Ochsner, and Felix Roesel. 2020. “Migrating Extremists.” Economic Journal, 130(628): 1135–1172.

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.

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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