Welcome to the Research Section of CERGE-EI's site. Here you will find the most up to date listings of the different type of research papers CERGE-EI faculty, researchers and students produce on a routine basis.
"CERGE-EI has achieved remarkable pre-eminence in economic research and in the training of economists. CERGE-EI scholars and graduates are playing a key role in economic policy design in post-communist Europe.”
Kenneth S. Rogoff Thomas D. Cabot
Professor of Public Policy and Economics, Harvard University;
formerly, Economic Counsellor and Research Director, International Money Fund
With only a few dozen researchers, CERGE-EI is consistently ranked among the organizations producing some of the highest quality economics research in the region and in the world. Examples:
- The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) in its ranking of the Top Economics Departments & Research Centers, placed CERGE-EI as No. 58 out of 1,236 institutions worldwide.1
- Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) has ranked CERGE-EI in the top 6% of economic departments/research institutions in Europe.2
- During 2005-2009 CERGE-EI generated almost 70 percent of the aggregate output published by economists in the Czech Republic in Web of Science economics journals with an impact factor ranking in the top third of publications (i.e. the best journals in the profession).
1http://www.ssrn.com/institutes/top_institutions_transfer_files/top_institutions_transfer_files.html. In the same ranking, the University of Economics Prague (with approximately 700 full faculty members) ranked No. 267, and the Department of Economics at Charles University in Prague ranked No. 554