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Additional Application Round Open

We are happy to announce good news for MA and PhD applicants who missed the March deadline. 2nd round of admissions is now open with a new deadline: August 15.

Webinar: Decarbonization in Practice: CFO Perspective

We would like to invite you to the upcoming CERGE-EI Foundation's Distinguished Speaker Series webinar with Jiří Pecka, CFO of Elevion Group.

Meet Our Alumni: Alexander Klein

In the alumni interview on CERGE-EI Blog, our PhD in Economics alumnus Alexander Klein, Professor in Economic History at the University of Sussex, reflects on more than a decade in academia, the evolution of his research interests, and the importance of mentors in shaping his academic trajectory.

Nobel Prize Laureate Paul Milgrom Receives Honorary Scientific Degree from Charles University

On March 19, 2024, the world-renowned economist and former member of CERGE-EI’s Executive and Supervisory Committee (2015-2020) received the honorary scientific degree doctor honoris causa from Charles University.

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

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

Karel Musil (Master in Applied Economics 2014), Head of Macroeconomic Forecasting Division, Czech National Bank, Czech Republic

Jaroslav Borovička (Master in Economics 2006), Associate Professor, Department of Economics, New York University, USA

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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.

Mackowiak, Bartosz, Filip Matejka, and Mirko Wiederholt. 2023. “Rational Inattention: A Review.” Journal of Economic Literature, 61(1): 226–273.

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.

Robson, Arthur, Larry Samuelson, and Jakub Steiner. 2023. “Decision Theory and Stochastic Growth.” American Economic Review: Insights5(3): 357–376.

Kina, Özlem, Ctirad Slavík, and Hakki Yazici. Forthcoming. “Redistributive Capital Taxation Revisited.” American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics.

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.

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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