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Jan Hanousek Jr. - Young Economist of the Year

The Czech Economic Society awarded "Young Economist of the Year" to economists under the age of 30 who submitted their original professional work to the competition.

(Virtual) Open Day 2023

Let us invite you to CERGE-EI´s Open Day on Feb 16 at 13.00. The open day will be hybrid. If you are currently in the Czech Republic we´ll be happy to meet you in person. Others can join us online. In either case please fill out a short registration form.

Open Classes

On February 22, you have an opportunity to attend two courses: Quantitative Economic History by Christian Ochsner and Experimental Economics by Michal Bauer.

Sebastian Ottinger: Just a Few People Can Make a Difference

When and why do national institutions change? Do national leaders matter? In the most recent episode of Talking Economics, Katarína Stehlíková and Sebastian Ottinger look back to European history, and from the perspective of political economy, discuss its relevance for institutional change in today’s China or Russia.

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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.

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

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. 2023. “Conflict and Inter-Group Trade: Evidence from the 2014 Russia-Ukraine Crisis.” American Economic Review, 113(1): 34–70.

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.

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.

Robson, Arthur, Larry Samuelson, and Jakub Steiner. Forthcoming. “Decision Theory and Stochastic Growth.” American Economic Review: Insights.

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. 2022. “Errors in Survey Reporting and Imputation and their Effects on Estimates of Food Stamp Program Participation.” Journal of Human Resources, 57(5): 1605–1644.

Grossmann, Jakub, Štěpán Jurajda, and Felix Roesel. Forthcoming. “Forced Migration, Staying Minorities, and New Societies: Evidence from Postwar Czechoslovakia.” American Journal of Political Science.

Highlights

Vasily Korovkin and Jakub Steiner will have their papers published by the American Economic Review and American Economic Review: Insights... more

 

Sebastian Ottinger and Vasily Korovkin have received grants from the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic for the years 2023-2025... more

 

Michal Bauer has received Czech Education Ministry award for outstanding scientists... more

 

CERGE-EI to participate in the EXCELES program supported by the National Recovery Plan... more

 

Štěpán Jurajda appointed Vice-Chair of the Research, Development and Innovation Council (R&D&I Council)... more

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