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PhD and MAER Orientation Week

22 September, 2021

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.

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

17 September, 2021

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!

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Don’t Miss: Filip Matějka's Lecture on Human Inattention

17 September, 2021

On 21 September, CERGE-EI’s Filip Matějka will give a lecture on Human Inattention for The Learned Society of the Czech Republic. You can join the lecture (in Czech) via YouTube live stream.

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Filip Pertold: Data Was the Key Over the Past Year

16 September, 2021

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.

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Financial Support for Students in Higher Education in the Czech Republic: a System Overhaul Is Required

15 September, 2021

Financial support for students in higher education in the Czech Republic has not received the attention it deserves over the past decade. Not only has the general public lost little sleep over this matter, but academics and politicians have largely ignored it, too, a new study by Daniel Münich and Otakar Kořínek from the the think-tank IDEA at CERGE-EI suggests.

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