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For the first time, this year's offer of optional courses at Charles University also includes two courses taught at CERGE-EI. In both cases, the teachers will focus on current topics seen from the perspective of modern economics.

PhD and MAER Orientation Week Started, MAE Students Already Crunching Numbers

The 2020/2021 academic year has started for the 43 first-year students of the PhD in Economics and Master in Economic Research programs. The Orientation Week is on and due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it is taking place online.

Research of Academic Mobility Extended in Cooperation With Leiden University

Martin Srholec and Vít Macháček are moving forward with their research on scholars’ mobility in cooperation with colleagues from Leiden University. By using the Dimensions database the research team could significantly extend the original study 'Where do universities recruit researchers?' published earlier this year.

CERGE-EI Media Highlights for August

Teachers' and politicians' salaries, the abolition of the "super-gross wage", government interventions against the economic crisis, and the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on mental health were all topics commented on by our researchers for Czech media during August. A regularly updated list of the media outcomes of CERGE-EI and IDEA experts is available here.

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Botond Kőszegi and Filip Matějka. 2020. “Choice Simplification: A Theory of Mental Budgeting and Naive Diversification.” Quarterly Journal of Economics, 135(2): 1153–1207.

Paolo Zacchia. 2020. “Knowledge Spillovers through Networks of Scientists.” Review of Economic Studies, 87(4): 1989–2018.

Junehyuk Jung, Jeong Ho (John) Kim, Filip Matějka, and Christopher A. Sims. 2019. “Discrete Actions in Information-Constrained Decision Problems.” Review of Economic Studies, 86(6): 2643–2667.

Bruce D. Meyer and Nikolas Mittag. 2019. “Using Linked Survey and Administrative Data to Better Measure Income: Implications for Poverty, Program Effectiveness and Holes in the Safety Net.” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 11(2): 176–204.

Nikolas Mittag. 2019. “Correcting for Misreporting of Government Benefits.” American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. 11(2): 142–164.

Joseph Henrich, Michal Bauer, Alessandra Cassar, Julie Chytilová, and Benjamin Grant Purzycki. 2019. “War Increases Religiosity.” Nature Human Behaviour, 3(2): 129–135.

Marek Kapička and Julian Neira. 2019. “Optimal Taxation with Risky Human Capital.” American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 11(4): 271–309.

Michal Bauer, Jana Cahlíková, Julie Chytilová, and Tomáš Želinský. 2018. “Social Contagion of Ethnic Hostility.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(19): 4881–4886.

Ole Jann, and Christoph Schottmüller. 2020. “An Informational Theory of Privacy.” Economic Journal, 130(625): 93–124.

Philippe Jehiel, and Jakub Steiner. 2020. “Selective Sampling with Information-Storage Constraints.” Economic Journal, 130(630): 1753–1781.

Christian Ochsner, and Felix Roesel. 2020. “Migrating Extremists.” Economic Journal, 130(628): 1135–1172.

Michal Bauer, Nathan Fiala, and Ian Levely. 2018. “Trusting Former Rebels: An Experimental Approach to Understanding Reintegration After Civil War.” Economic Journal, 128(613): 1786–1819.

Highlights

Paolo Zacchia was recommended for the equally high-profile Primus Grant by Charles University...more

 

A Research Fellowship Established in the Name of Professor Roland... more

 

Nikolas Mittag Awarded a Prize for the Best Paper in Empirical Economics by the JoE... more

 

Filip Matějka's Paper to be Published in The Quarterly Journal of Economics... more

 

CERGE-EI Part of the GEOCEP Project led by Charles University... more

 

Nature Index Writes About IDEA Study on Globalization of Science... more

 

Jan Zápal was recommended for the prestigious Lumina Quaeruntur fellowship by the Czech Academy of Sciences...more 

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