Postdoctoral Placement at Bocconi for Vladimír Novák

Vladimír Novák (CERGE-EI PhD candidate) will take up a postdoctoral position at Bocconi University in Milan, which repeatedly ranks as one of the best universities in economics and econometrics studies.

CERGE-EI Researchers Working on the Model antiCOVID-19 

CERGE-EI researchers are participating in the Model antiCOVID-19 for the Czech Republic19 initative that has been formed to develop models that compare the effects of measures imposed to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus. The Initiative is overseen by the IDEA think tank.

Few Days Left to Complete Applications for MA or PhD Studies

Just a few days remain to complete the applications for any of our three study programs. Thursday 30 April is the extended application deadline for the MA in Economic Research, MA in Applied Economics and PhD in Economics

Economics Discovery Hub Continues Online

The Spring Semester of the Economics Discovery Hub (EDH) is taking place online. We have successfully started with the Mastering Excel Basics course that is in full swing right now. The very popular Introduction to Python course and two more talks from the Talking Economics! series are ready to go.

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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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