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PhD and MAER Orientation Week Starts, MAE Students Finish First Project

23 September, 2019

The Orientation Week for the new PhD in Economics and Master in Economic Research (MAER) students started today. We are proud to welcome 21 students in both study programs.

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Former CERGE Director Prof. Kánský Passed Away

20 September, 2019

It is with deep sadness that we inform you that Professor Karel Kánský passed away on Sunday, September 15. Professor Kánský played an important role in establishing CERGE-EI and contributed fundamentally to introducing the principles of the market economy to Czech and Slovak society after the fall of communism.

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IMF Presentation on Demographic Trends at CERGE-EI

19 September, 2019

An IMF study on demographic trends in central and eastern European countries and their implications will be presented at CERGE-EI on October 23.

One of the authors, Andreas Tudyka (IMF) will speak about the problem of aging and decreasing population that is relevant for the whole region. These changes will inevitably affect growth, living standards and fiscal sustainability.

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The MAE Program Opens the New Academic Year at CERGE-EI 

9 September, 2019

The new 2019/2020 academic year started at CERGE-EI today for the MA in Applied Economics program, with the PhD in Economics and MA in Economic Research programs joining in two weeks, on September 23.

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New Faculty Members and Researchers at CERGE-EI

6 September, 2019

With the new academic year approaching, we are excited to welcome several new CERGE faculty members and Economics Institute researchers. Earlier this year, the hiring committee of the joint workplace (CERGE-EI) reviewed almost 400 applications from the international job market, and we are happy to announce one new tenure-track assistant professor, another one in due course, and one new postdoctoral fellow joining our international community.

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