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Prof. Dr. Zdeněk Pertold passed away

With profound regret, CERGE-EI announces that Zdeněk Pertold, Professor Emeritus at the Institute of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Mineral Resources, Faculty of Science, Charles University, passed away on October 26, 2020, aged nearly 87 years.

Charles University Holds Its Position in the Best Global Universities Ranking

Charles University has been listed among the world's best research-oriented universities according to the Best Global Universities ranking. In comparison with 1800 other universities worldwide, Charles University has held on to its 210th position from last year. Economics maintained its good position in the subject ranking.

CERGE-EI Researchers Succeded In TA ČR Grant Competition

The Technology Agency of the Czech Republic awarded support to Klára Kalíšková (main researcher) for a project proposal titled "Mapping the Effects of the Economic Crisis and Optimizing the Systems of Taxes, Benefits, Executions and Insolvencies to Mitigate its Adverse Effects", and René Levínský (co-researcher) for a project proposal titled "City for People, not for Virus".

Early Bird Applications for the MA in Applied Economics 

The Early Bird application deadline for our Master in Applied Economics study program is approaching. The MAE program is a perfect choice for students interested in the practical application of data science and business-oriented studies.

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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

 

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