December at CERGE-EI

1 January, 2023

What happened in December 2022 at CERGE-EI? What events did we attend? Which of our researchers appeared in major media? What events did we organize? Read more.

5 December 2022

Conference of EDUin and its Founders’ Club

Daniel Münich was the keynote speaker at a conference hosted by EDUin, an information and education organisation within its Founders' Club, aimed at primary school founders and head teachers that go by the name of "School as a Task”.

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8 December 2022

Video based on a scientific study published in the international journal Nature

A popularizing 7-minute video, "What We Think the Experts Think - and How We're Wrong," serves as a springboard for discussion with high school students on a range of timely topics such as the role of the media, the importance of critical thinking,  independent reasoning, and many others

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Video on CERGE-EI's YouTube channel

December 12, 2022

Ministry of Education and Science Award for outstanding results in research, experimental development, and innovation

Doc. Michal Bauer, PhD, researcher, and a member of CERGE-EI’s professorial staff, received the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports Award for Outstanding Achievements in Research, Experimental Development, and Innovation. He was awarded along with other successful educators and representatives of the Czech scientific community at Wallenstein Palace in Prague on December 12th, 2022

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The awards were presented to 18 laureates in five categories by Vladimír Balaš, Minister of Education, who said that the honours were given to exceptional and motivated personalities of the Czech academic and scientific research environment.

19 December 2022

Professor of Charles University - Michal Kejak

CERGE-EI professor Michal Kejak is one of 23 new professors from Charles University appointed by President Miloš Zeman on November 28, 2022, and handed over their decrees three weeks later on December 19, in the Grand Hall of the Carolinum by Minister of Education, Youth and Sports, Vladimír Balaš.

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Rector of Charles University, prof. MUDr. Milena Králíčková, Ph.D., during the ceremony 

Prof. Ing. Michal Kejak, M.A., CSc. was appointed professor of economic theory. He is a member of the Executive and Supervisory Board of CERGE-EI. His research interests include macroeconomic theory, monetary models, growth and business cycle models and numerical methods in macroeconomics.

20 December 2022

Filip Pertold on Václav Moravec's Questions - Pension Gamble

Filip Pertold took part, together with Jiří Rusnok and Milan Štěch, in a discussion on the topic "Pension gambling and how it will all turn out" in the programme Questions by Václav Moravec.

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29 December 2022

Jan Švejnar on ČRo Plus - "European politicians have failed. They should have prepared better and diversified resources"

Jan Švejnar appeared on Czech Radio Plus’ "Speaking of Money", in which he commented, among other things, on the economic adaptability of Europe.