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Postdoctoral Placement at Paris School of Economics for Branka Matyska

Branka Matyska (2021 PhD in Economics graduate) started a postdoctoral position at the Paris School of Economics in July 2021.

PhD and MAER Orientation Week

On September 20, the Orientation Week for the MA in Economic Research and PhD in Economics programs began, with students coming to CERGE-EI for official registration.

Švejnar-Terrell Teaching Prize for 2020/2021 Goes to Ctirad Slavík and Paolo Zacchia

It is a pleasure to announce that the Jan Švejnar and Katherine Terrell Teaching Prize at CERGE-EI for the 2020/2021 academic year was awarded jointly to faculty members Ctirad Slavík (macroeconomics) and Paolo Zacchia (statistics). Congratulations!

Filip Pertold: Data Was the Key Over the Past Year

What information do we need to introduce good economic policies? Have we learned anything from the pandemic? In the Talking Economics Podcast, Katarína Stehlíková talks with Filip Pertold and takes a closer look at data and its role in effective government.

Events and Seminars

11 Oct, 14:00
Research Seminar

Thomas Buser, Ph.D. (U. of Amsterdam)

25 Oct, 14:00
Research Seminar

Prof. Sigrid Suetens, Ph.D. (Tilburg U.)

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Dejan Kovač (PhD in Economics 2018), Postdoctoral Researcher, Halle Institute for Economic Research, Germany

Ivo Bakota (PhD in Economics 2020), Postdoctoral Researcher at the Munich Center for the Economics of Aging, Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Germany

Michaela Erbenová (PhD in Economics 1997), Assistant Director, Resource & Information Management Division at the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C.

Mykola Babiak (PhD in Economics, 2019), Assistant Professor in Finance at Lancaster University Management School, UK

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. 2021. “O Brother, Where Start Thou? Sibling Spillovers on College and Major Choice in Four Countries.Quarterly Journal of Economics, 136(3): 1831–1886.

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

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

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. 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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