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Roundtable Debate on the Current Challenges for Czech Economic Policy

The CERGE-EI Executive and Supervisory Committee will hold a roundtable debate on the current Challenges for Czech Economic Policy in the Context of the Expected Economic Performance of the EU and the US after the Elections on Friday 31 May 2024 in Prague.

Meet Our Alumni: Daniel Husek

For over six years, CERGE-EI alumnus Daniel Husek has been a part of the European Central Bank, contributing to microprudential banking supervision. Join us to explore his experiences and insights gained during this time in the new alumni interview on the CERGE-EI Blog.

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.

The Czech Academy of Sciences Awards Two CERGE-EI Scientists with the Title "Doctor of Science"

CERGE-EI researchers Štěpán Jurajda and Michal Bauer have been awarded the title of DSc. by the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.

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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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