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People of CERGE-EI: Meet Our Alumni

Teodora Paligorova, a PhD graduate from 2007, started her career at the Bank of Canada. Four years ago, she became the Principal Economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C. What does she see as the biggest challenges in the field of finance? Find out more in our Blog interview.

Second-Year Research Fellowships Recipients Announced for 2021

The winners of this year‘s RSJ Second-Year Research Fellowships are known! Martin Kosík and Jan Žemlička, second-year students of CERGE-EI, have been awarded Research Fellowships sponsored by the RSJ Foundation.

Experientia Foundation Visits CERGE-EI

It was an honor to welcome a rare visit from the Experientia Foundation to CERGE-EI, which in 2020 supported the IDEA think tank at CERGE-EI with an extraordinary donation to the "IDEA Anti COVID-19” project.

Congratulations to Our New 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, 22 July 2021. Four students received their diplomas.

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Andrei Matveenko (PhD in Economics, 2019), Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Jana Cahlíková (PhD in Economics, 2016), Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute, Munich, Germany

Teodora Paligorova (PhD in Economics 2007), Principal Economist at Federal Reserve Board, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, D.C.

Jiří Podpiera (PhD in Economics 2005), Senior Economist, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington, D.C.

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.

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

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.

Matějka, Filip, and Guido Tabellini. Forthcoming. “Electoral Competition with Rationally Inattentive Voters.” Journal of the European Economic Association.

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

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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