People of CERGE-EI: Meet Our Alumni

12 January, 2023

Ivo Bakota, our 2020 PhD in Economics graduate, works as the Head of Unit at the Munich Center for Economics of Aging, Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy. What does he like about his work and what projects is he currently working on? Read more on our CERGE-EI Blog.

"I like the excitement of working on something really new and trying to figure out an answer to a question I am personally curious about. I like (economic) modeling too. When you have a complex model, you sometimes discover important linkages and effects that are not obvious if you simply and purely think about the topic straightforwardly and intuitively. I think the most exciting parts are the most challenging because if you are indeed trying to do something new and novel, there are no guarantees of success or of a quick and timely progress," says Ivo.

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