A Research Fellowship Established in the Name of Professor Roland

The Association for Comparative Economic Studies (ACES) has established a pre-doctoral fellowship in the name of Professor Gérard Roland (UC Berkeley).

Nobel Laureate Oliver Hart to Give a Public Lecture at CERGE-EI

Professor Oliver Hart (Harvard University), 2016 co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, will visit CERGE-EI and give a public lecture: "A New Approach to Contracts".

New Economic Talent 2020

New Economic Talent (NET), the CERGE-EI competition for university students, has been launched again. This year, the competition focuses specifically on bachelor students and fresh graduates (up to one year from graduation). 

"Talking Economics!" Series Starts in February

"Talking Economics!", a live-streamed series of public lectures, will start soon at CERGE-EI.

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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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