At the end of April 2013, we had the honor to welcome Prof. Eric Maskin (Harvard University) to CERGE-EI in Prague. On April 29, Prof. Maskin gave a public lecture titled “How to Make the Right Decisions without Knowing People's Preferences: An Introduction to Mechanism Design”.
CERGE-EI is delighted to announce the names of five distinguished academics who have recently joined the Executive and Supervisory Committee (ESC) of CERGE-EI: Christopher Sims (Princeton University), J. Peter Neary (Oxford University), George J. Mailath (University of Pennsylvania), Kevin Miles Murphy (University of Chicago), Larry Samuelson (Yale University).
The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Economics, Finance and Management category goes in this fifth edition to U.S. mathematician Paul Milgrom “for his seminal contributions to an unusually wide range of fields of economics including auctions, market design, contracts and incentives, industrial economics, economics of organizations, finance, and game theory,” in the words of the prize jury.
The highlights of the year 2012 by Štěpán Jurajda, Director of CERGE-EI (Download PDF).
December 21, 2012 Read more: CERGE-EI News at the Turn of the Year
We are pleased to announce that Marek Kapička, an Associate Professor with Tenure at CERGE-EI as of September 2013, has obtained the J.E. Purkyně Fellowship. The Fellowship will help facilitate his transition back to Prague following a distinguished career in the United States.
December 05, 2012 Read more: Marek Kapička Receives J. E. Purkyně Fellowship
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