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We Are Deeply Saddened by the Death of Professor J. Peter Neary

18 June, 2021

With profound regret, CERGE-EI announces that Professor J. Peter Neary, Emeritus Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics, Merton College, University of Oxford, and former member of the CERGE-EI Executive and Supervisory Committee and Board of Trustees, passed away on June 16 at the age of 71. 

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VoxEU.org: “Crime and Punishment”: How Russian banks anticipated and dealt with global financial sanctions

16 June, 2021

Mikhail Mamonov (Junior Researcher, CERGE-EI), Anna Pestova (PhD student, CERGE-EI) and Steven Ongena (University of Zurich) in their column for VoxEU.org explore the informational effects of financial sanctions against Russia’s state-owned and controlled banks compared to similar private banks ‘not yet sanctioned’.

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CERGE-EI Media Highlights for May

11 June, 2021

"We say it's important to invest in infrastructure and it’s important to note that education is also a part of infrastructure," said Jan Švejnar on the radio program Interview Plus.

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Poverty and People's Economic Behaviour

9 June, 2021

Thinking about poverty leads to greater impatience – people tend to postpone unpleasant activities. This effect may then contribute to the long-term nature of poverty. This is the result of an experiment reported in a joint paper published in the Economic Journal by Vojtěch Bartoš, Michal Bauer, Julie Chytilová and Ian Levely.

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Dissertation Workshop presentations started

1 June, 2021

This week the Dissertation Workshop presentations are taking place.

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