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People’s willingness to get vaccinated against COVID-19 is related to the presumed trust doctors have in the vaccines

"The simple fact that up to 90% of doctors plan to get vaccinated increases long-term demand for COVID-19 vaccines,” says Michal Bauer of CERGE-EI in Prague in an interview with the economic journalist David Klimeš.  

People of CERGE-EI: Meet Our Alumni

Peter Tóth, our 2014 PhD in Economics graduate, works as a researcher at the National Bank of Slovakia and at the University of Economics in Bratislava. In the CERGE-EI Blog interview, we talked about his research projects and about his engagement as an Alumni local group leader for Slovakia, Hungary, and Austria.

Congratulations to Our 2022 MAE Graduates

We congratulate our new graduates and wish them all the best in their future lives! The Graduation Ceremony of the MA in Applied Economics program took place on Thursday, 21 July 2022. Six students received their diplomas.

Silvester van Koten: We Need to Address the Shortage of Oil and Gas

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has boosted the already high prices of oil and gas in the European Union. How come the energy situation in the EU is so dependent on Russia? What are the prognoses for energy costs and related costs of living for the near future? In Talking Economics, Katarína Stehlíková chats with Silvester van Koten about War on Ukraine’s effect on European energy.

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

Altmejd, Adam, Andrés Barrios-Fernández, Marin Drlje, Joshua Goodman, Michael Hurwitz, Dejan Kovac, Christine Mulhern, Christopher Neilson, and Jonathan Smith. 2021. “O Brother, Where Start Thou? Sibling Spillovers on College and Major Choice in Four Countries.Quarterly Journal of Economics, 136(3): 1831–1886.

Bartoš, Vojtěch, Michal Bauer, Jana Cahlíková, and Julie Chytilová. 2022. “Communicating Doctors’ Consensus Persistently Increases COVID-19 Vaccinations.” Nature, 606: 542–549.

Korovkin Vasily, and Alexey Makarin. Forthcoming. “Conflict and Inter-Group Trade: Evidence from the 2014 Russia-Ukraine Crisis.” American Economic Review.

Gossner, Olivier, Jakub Steiner, and Colin Stewart. 2021. “Attention Please!.” Econometrica, 89(4): 1717–1751.

Mackowiak, Bartosz, Filip Matejka, and Mirko Wiederholt. Forthcoming. “Rational Inattention: A Review.” Journal of Economic Literature.

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.

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

Schweiger, Helena, Alexander Stepanov, and Paolo Zacchia. 2022. “The Long-Run Effects of R&D Place-Based Policies: Evidence from Russian Science Cities.” American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 14(3): 322–351.

Ashenfelter Orley, and Štěpán Jurajda. 2022. “Minimum Wages, Wages, and Price Pass-Through: The Case of McDonald’s Restaurants.” Journal of Labor Economics, 40(S1): 179–201.

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.

Matějka, Filip, and Guido Tabellini. 2021. “Electoral Competition with Rationally Inattentive Voters.” Journal of the European Economic Association, 19(3): 1899–1935.

Highlights

Dejan Kovac and Marin Drlje among co-authors of paper to be published by the Quarterly Journal of Economics... more

 

Štěpán Jurajda appointed to serve as Chairman of the Commission for Evaluation of Research Organizations and Programs... more

 

Filip Matějka joins a new expert group for ERC Grants... more

 

Jakub Steiner's paper co-authored with Olivier Gossner and Colin Stewart to be published in Econometrica... more

 

Jan Hanousek and Christian Ochsner granted funding for their research projects from the Czech Science Foundation (GACR)... more

IDEA Think Tank

Evidence-based approach to public policy: Public finance, pension system, tax and social system, labour market, energy and environment, education, science, research and innovation.

 

Read IDEA's 2021 annual Book of Abstracts for English summaries of studies and interactive web tools focusing on topics of high societal importance in which the private sector has weak influence.

 

The web app An EU comparison of 2015-2016 Academic Publication Output and its Citation Impact compares research performance by the number of articles according to the scientific influence of journals and their citation impact, as well as by the number of citations according to the scientific influence of citing journals.

 

Project IDEA Anti COVID-19 (in Czech)

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