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New Academic Placements for CERGE-EI PhD Candidates

We are delighted to announce key academic placements of our CERGE-EI PhD candidates over the past few months.

Meet Our Alumni: Tamta Sopromadze

After completing her studies at CERGE-EI, Tamta Sopromadze returned to her home country to contribute to Georgia’s economic stability through roles at the National Bank of Georgia. Read her insights into macroeconomic analysis and policy in the new alumni interview on the CERGE-EI Blog.

Second-Year Research Fellowships Recipients Announced for 2024

The winners of the 2024 CERGE-EI Second-Year Research Fellowships are known! Congratulations go to Tereza Hofrichterová, Astghik Galoyan and Zhandos Tursumbekov.

Congratulations to Michal Bauer on Being Named Professor at Charles University!

Charles University has 23 new professors as of last week. One of them is CERGE-EI's Associate Professor with Tenure Michal Bauer. Our sincere congratulations!

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Martin Čihák (PhD in Economics 2002), Advisor and Unit Chief, International Monetary Fund (IMF), USA

Mykola Babiak (PhD in Economics 2019), Assistant Professor in Finance, Lancaster University Management School, UK

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Altmejd, Adam, Andrés Barrios-Fernández, Marin Drlje, Joshua Goodman, Michael Hurwitz, Dejan Kovac, Christine Mulhern, Christopher Neilson, and Jonathan Smith. 2021. “O Brother, Where Start Thou? Sibling Spillovers on College and Major Choice in Four Countries.Quarterly Journal of Economics, 136(3): 1831–1886.

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

Bartoš, Vojtěch, Michal Bauer, Jana Cahlíková, and Julie Chytilová. 2022. “Communicating Doctors’ Consensus Persistently Increases COVID-19 Vaccinations.” Nature, 606: 542–549.

Korovkin Vasily, and Alexey Makarin. 2023. “Conflict and Inter-Group Trade: Evidence from the 2014 Russia-Ukraine Crisis.” American Economic Review, 113(1): 34–70.

Mackowiak, Bartosz, Filip Matejka, and Mirko Wiederholt. 2023. “Rational Inattention: A Review.” Journal of Economic Literature, 61(1): 226–273.

Gossner, Olivier, Jakub Steiner, and Colin Stewart. 2021. “Attention Please!.” Econometrica, 89(4): 1717–1751.

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

Robson, Arthur, Larry Samuelson, and Jakub Steiner. 2023. “Decision Theory and Stochastic Growth.” American Economic Review: Insights5(3): 357–376.

Kina, Özlem, Ctirad Slavík, and Hakki Yazici. Forthcoming. “Redistributive Capital Taxation Revisited.” American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics.

Schweiger, Helena, Alexander Stepanov, and Paolo Zacchia. 2022. “The Long-Run Effects of R&D Place-Based Policies: Evidence from Russian Science Cities.” American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 14(3): 322–351.

Ashenfelter Orley, and Štěpán Jurajda. 2022. “Minimum Wages, Wages, and Price Pass-Through: The Case of McDonald’s Restaurants.” Journal of Labor Economics, 40(S1): 179–201.

Grossmann, Jakub, Štěpán Jurajda, and Felix Roesel. Forthcoming. “Forced Migration, Staying Minorities, and New Societies: Evidence from Postwar Czechoslovakia.” American Journal of Political Science.

Highlights

Vasily Korovkin and Jakub Steiner will have their papers published by the American Economic Review and American Economic Review: Insights... more

 

Sebastian Ottinger and Vasily Korovkin have received grants from the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic for the years 2023-2025... more

 

Michal Bauer has received Czech Education Ministry award for outstanding scientists... more

 

CERGE-EI to participate in the EXCELES program supported by the National Recovery Plan... more

 

Štěpán Jurajda appointed Vice-Chair of the Research, Development and Innovation Council (R&D&I Council)... more

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