The Gold Medal of Charles University Awarded to Štěpán Jurajda

Professor Štěpán Jurajda has been awarded the Gold Medal of Charles University for his contribution to the development of CERGE-EI. The Medal and Diploma were handed over by the rector of Charles University Tomáš Zima on Tuesday, 1 July.

CERGE-EI Commemorated the Victims of The Communist Regime

A black flag to mark the Memorial Day of the Victims of the Communist Regime was hanging on the walls of Schebek Palace this Friday, and Saturday. CERGE-EI was joining the symbolism that took place all around the Czech Republic. 

Štěpán Jurajda to Share His Thoughts on the "Post-COVID Economy" in an Online Discussion

Professor Štěpán Jurajda will speak on the "Economic crisis on the horizon. And what's next?", in a webinar organized by the discussion platform of Charles University's "Česko! A jak dál?". The event takes place on Thursday, 25 June, and will be streamed via Zoom and Facebook.

Second-Year Research Fellowships Recipients Announced

Three second-year students have been awarded Research Fellowships sponsored by the RSJ Foundation. The evaluation committee selected Marta Cota, Artem Razumovskii and Sona Badalyan as this year's winners.

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Top Publications

Botond Kőszegi and Filip Matějka. Forthcoming. “Choice Simplification: A Theory of Mental Budgeting and Naive Diversification.” Quarterly Journal of Economics.

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.

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

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.

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.

Jaromír Kovářík, Friederike Mengel, and José Gabriel Romero. 2018. “Learning in Network Games.” Quantitative Economics, 9(1): 85–139.

Ángel Hernando-Veciana and Fabio Michelucci. 2018. “Inefficient Rushes in Auction.” Theoretical Economics, 13(1): 273–306.

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.

Suzanne K. Barth, Nikolas Mittag, and Kyung H. Park. 2019. “Voter Response to Hispanic Sounding Names: Evidence from Down-Ballot Statewide Elections.” Quarterly Journal of Political Science, 14(4): 401–437.

Sharon Belenzon, Anastasiya Shamshur, and Rebecca Zarutskie. 2019. “CEO's Age and the Performance of Closely Held Firms.” Strategic Management Journal, 40(6): 917–944.


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