Dissertations

CERGE-EI doctoral dissertations are often a team CERGE-EI effort, as researchers and faculty lend their advice and assistance to students throughout their dissertation writing stage.

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2019

Matveenko, AndreiEssays on Implications of Rational Inattention to Discrete Choices.”
Date of defense: August 19, 2019.

Kuliomina, JekaterinaEssays on Local Politics.”
Date of defense: April 30, 2019.

Sargsyan, VahanEssays on Citizenship Policies and Immigrant Integration.”
Date of defense: February 11, 2019.

2018

Matysková, LudmilaEssays on Information Economics.”
Date of defense: October 22, 2018.

Janhuba, Radek.Essays on Sports Economics.”
Date of defense: October 12, 2018.

Sutóris, Ivan.Essays on Macroeconomic Models with Heterogeneous Agents.”
Date of defense: September 5, 2018.

Matějů, Jakub.Three Essays on Monetary Policy.”
Date of defense: August 31, 2018.

Kovač, Dejan.Essays on Conflicts and Human Capital Accumulation.”
Date of defense: April 13, 2018.

Borga, Liyousew Gebremedhin.The Role of Early Intervention on Childhood Skill Formation.”
Date of defense: February 28, 2018.

2017

Abramishvili, Zurab.Essays on Economics of Education and Social Policy.”
Date of defense: October 17, 2017.

Miklánek, Tomáš.Essays in Experimental Economics.”
Date of defense: October 17, 2017.

Kuntsevych, Iuliia.Essays on Remittances and Bribery.”
Date of defense: October 4, 2017.

Valei, Azamat.Essays on Economics in Advertising.”
Date of defense: August 29, 2017.

Algozhina, Aliya.Monetary and Fiscal Policy in Small Open Economies.”
Date of defense: August 17, 2017.

Audzei, Volha.Essays on Macroeconomic Models with Imperfect Information.”
Date of defense: August 15, 2017.

Sidorkin, Oleg.Essays in Economics of Innovation.”
Date of defense: May 3, 2017.

Babický, Vítězslav.Essays on Fairness, Inequality, and Uncertainty.”
Date of defense: January 26, 2017.

2016

Goryunov, Maxim.Essays in Economic Theory.”
Date of defense: November 15, 2016.

Brushko, Iuliia.Essays on Financial Markets.”
Date of defense: October 25, 2016.

Palguta, Ján.Economic Impact of Voting and Procurement Rules.”
Date of defense: September 12, 2016.

Çelik Katreniak, Dagmara.Essays on Incentives and Information in Schools.”
Date of defense: August 30, 2016.

Bartoš, Vojtěch.Essays in Behavioral and Development Economics.”
Date of defense: August 19, 2016.

Lichard, Tomáš.Essays on Public Finance.”
Date of defense: August 15, 2016.

Federičová, Miroslava.Essays on the Effects of Early School Tracking.”
Date of defense: June 23, 2016.

Cahlíková, Jana.Essays on Discrimination and Endogenous Preferences.”
Date of defense: April 21, 2016.

Hromádková, Eva.Essays on Cost-Containment Measures in Health Care.”
Date of defense: April 6, 2016.

Prokosheva, Alexandra.Essays on Decision Making under Uncertainty.”
Date of defense: March 22, 2016.

Burlakov, Georgi.Essays on Vertically Differentiated Markets for Complementary Goods.”
Date of defense: January 28, 2016.

2015

Kalíšková, Klára.Essays on Public Policies and Female Labor Supply.”
Date of defense: October 16, 2015.

Lamazoshvili, Beka.Essays on the International Transmission of Business Cycles.”
Date of defense: August 31, 2015.

Kuvíková, Gabriela.Essays on Credit Risk.”
Date of defense: August 24, 2015.

Kowalczyk, Dorota.Essays on Finance and Risk.”
Date of defense: August 24, 2015.

Lanchava, Lasha.Essays in Behavioral Economics.”
Date of defense: August 13, 2015.

Aliyev, Ruslan.Essays on Monetary Policy.”
Date of defense: July 24, 2015.

Vikhrov, Dmytro.Essays on the Economics of Labor Migration.”
Date of defense: June 16, 2015.

Senyuta, Olena.Essays in Industrial Organization.”
Date of defense: April 20, 2015.

2014

Janjgava, Batlome.Essays on Economics of Adaptive Learning and Imperfect Monitoring.”
Date of defense: September 24, 2014.

Ivanova, Renata.Essays on Return Migration and Economic Growth.”
Date of defense: September 2, 2014.

Kuncl, Martin.Essays on Shadow Banking and Asset Pricing.”
Date of defense: August 15, 2014.

Aslanyan, Gurgen.Essays in Public Policies and Immigration Control.”
Date of defense: August 14, 2014.

Nikolovová, Pavla.Essays on International Economics.”
Date of defense: August 8, 2014.

Bogomolova, Anna.Essays in Heterogeneous Learning.”
Date of defense: July 10, 2014.

Tashpulatov, Sherzod.Network Industry Liberalization: The Case of the England and Wales Electricity Market.”
Date of defense: June 24, 2014.

Alimukhamedova, Nargiza.Measuring the Impact of Microfinance.”
Date of defense: March 25, 2014.

Stankov, Petar.Empirical Essays on Crises, Reforms and Growth.”
Date of defense: February 21, 2014.

Tóth, Peter.Essays on Foreign Capital, External Finance and Trade of European Firms.”
Date of defense: February 14, 2014.

2013

Vorobyev, Dmitriy.Essays on Electoral Fraud.”
Date of defense: December 17, 2013.

Kochanova, Anna.Essays on Governance and Economic Performance.”
Date of defense: December 12, 2013.

Stanišić, Dragana.Topics on Terrorism and Foreign Direct Investment.”
Date of defense: November 25, 2013.

Jerbashian, Vahagn.Essays on Aggregate Performance and Competition.”
Date of defense: September 6, 2013.

Aliyev, Ilkin.Essays on Natural Resource Impact.”
Date of defense: August 1, 2013.

Vozár, Mário.Essays on Matching Markets.”
Date of defense: July 31, 2013.

Guzi, Martin.Essays on Access to Higher Education, Welfare Traps, and Welfare Migration.”
Date of defense: July 24, 2013.

Brůha, Jan.Four Essays on Macroeconomic Aspects of the Transition Process.”
Date of defense: July 18, 2013.

Madzharova, Boryana.Corporate Taxation, Tax Evasion, and Tax Design.”
Date of defense: July 3, 2013.

Ondko, Peter.Essays on Access to External Finance, Acquisitions and Productivity.”
Date of defense: March 12, 2013.

Lauková, Lenka.‘Soft’ Concepts in Economics: Essays on the Role of Non-Cognitive Skills and Cultural Values.”
Date of defense: February 26, 2013.

2012

Popova, Olga.Essays on Individual Perceptions of Economic Reforms.”
Date of defense: October 24, 2012.

Tsuchimoto Menkyna, Fusako.Essays on Social Institutions and Economics.”
Date of defense: August 24, 2012.

Kálovcová, Katarína.Essays on Prediction and Betting Markets.”
Date of defense: August 23, 2012.

Kopřiva, František.Essays on the Behavior of Agents in Financial Markets.”
Date of defense: August 6, 2012.

Druska, Viliam.Essays on Efficiency Measurements.”
Date of defense: July 11, 2012.

Kraft, Philipp.The Role of Beauty in the Labor Market.”
Date of defense: May 9, 2012.

Shamshur, Anastasiya.Essays on Capital Structure Stability.”
Date of defense: March 8, 2012.

Novotný, Jan.Essays on the Effective Market Dynamics.”
Date of defense: February 27, 2012.

Yemelyanau, Maksim.Essays on Income and Consumption of the Belarusian Population.”
Date of defense: January 25, 2012.

2011

Shestakova, Natalia.Boundedly Rational Consumers and Complex Pricing Schemes.”
Date of defense: December 8, 2011.

Dinga, Marián.Essays on Labor Economics: Labor Market Laboratory in Central Europe.”
Date of defense: August 18, 2011.

Loiseau-Aslanidi, Olga.Currency Substitution and Foreign Exchange Intervention in Emerging Markets.”
Date of defense: July 28, 2011.

Tsharakyan, Ashot.Recent Trends in the Housing Market.”
Date of defense: July 19, 2011.

Mravec, Michal.The Road to Efficient Liberalization of EU Energy Markets: Obstacles and Consequences.”
Date of defense: June 3, 2011.

Pertold-Gębicka, Barbara.Skill-Intensity of Occupations, Labor Market Polarization, and Occupational Allocation of College Graduates.”
Date of defense: April 29, 2011.

Střelický, Jiří.Essays on Pricing, Product Quality, and Intellectual Property Rights Protection in the Software Market.”
Date of defense: March 18, 2011.

2010

Pertold, Filip.Essays on Social Interactions and Policy Evaluation.”
Date of defense: November 26, 2010.

Anastassova-Chirmiciu, Lubomira.Essays on Social Welfare Systems, Education and Agglomeration across the EU.”
Date of defense: August 27, 2010.

Vychodil, Ondřej.Essays on Corporate Bankruptcy.”
Date of defense: August 25, 2010.

Knot, Ondřej.Essays in Applied Microeconomics: School Admission Mechanism and Corporate Bankruptcy.”
Date of defense: August 25, 2010.

Rychalovska, Yuliya.Essays on Monetary Policy and Estimation of DSGE Models.”
Date of defense: August 24, 2010.

Ostatnický, Michal.Essays on Market Competition, Trading Costs and Laboratory Asset Markets.”
Date of defense: June 28, 2010.

Dermendzhieva, Zvezda.Essays on International Migration.”
Date of defense: March 26, 2010.

Franta, Michal.Empirical Essays on Unemployment, Inflation and Access to Human Capital.”
Date of defense: March 22, 2010.

Isakova, Asel.Monetary Policy, Inflation and Dollarization in the Economies of Central Asia.”
Date of defense: March 15, 2010.

2009

Krajčová, Jana.Anti-Corruption Mechanism in Economic Models of Corruption.”
Date of defense: December 17, 2009.

Stančík, Juraj.Essays on International Economics.”
Date of defense: December 11, 2009.

Konečný, Tomáš.Essays on Migration and Trade.”
Date of defense: November 24, 2009.

Kovaříková Arro, Anu.Essays on the Globalization of Production and International Trade.”
Date of defense: October 9, 2009.

Brázdik, František.Essays on Mathematical Methods for Economics.”
Date of defense: August 31, 2009.

Vojtek, Martin.Essays on Interest Rates and Credit Risk.”
Date of defense: July 24, 2009.

Morgese Borys, Magdalena.Essays in Finance and Monetary Policy: Evidence from Visegrad Countries.”
Date of defense: June 26, 2009.

Fungáčová, Zuzana.Privatization and Stock Market Creation: Evidence from Transition Economies.”
Date of defense: June 26, 2009.

Mysliveček, Jan.Essays on Quality Assurance Mechanisms.”
Date of defense: June 4, 2009.

Krajč, Marian.Overconfidence in Business, Economics, Finance, and Psychology: How Much of a Problem is It?
Date of defense: June 4, 2009.

Van Koten, Silvester.Essays on the Unbundling of Electricity Networks in the EU and the USA: Theory and Empirics.”
Date of defense: June 4, 2009.

Saxa, Branislav.Essays on Exporting Behavior of Firms and on Inflation Persistence.”
Date of defense: June 2, 2009.

2008

Dvořák, Pavel.Essays on the Microeconomics of Banking.”
Date of defense: December 11th, 2008.

Dobrotková, Zuzana.Modelling an Interconnected Economy—General Equilibrium and Matching Model Approaches.”
Date of defense: July 4th, 2008.

Antal, Juraj.Three Essays on Regime Change.”
Date of defense: June 20th, 2008.

Poghosyan, Tigran.Essays on International Currency Markets.”
Date of defense: June 20th, 2008.

Kolyuzhnov, Dmitri.Learning and Macroeconomics Dynamics.”
Date of defense: May 30th, 2008.

Kellová, Andrea.Statistical Approaches to Short-Term Electricity Forecasting.”
Date of defense: May 30th, 2008.

2007

Fukač, Martin. “Imperfect Knowledge, Expectations, and Monetary Policy.”
Date of defense: December 14th, 2007.

Paligorova, Teodora. “Essays on Managerial Pay Structure.”
Date of defense: December 14th, 2007.

Hájková, Dana. “Measurement of Economic Variables.”
Date of defense: September 21, 2007.

Jõeveer, Karin. “Essays in Corporate Finance.”
Date of defense: August 29, 2007.

Svítková, Katarína. “Essays on Philanthropy.”
Date of defense: June 8, 2007.

Rydval, Ondřej. “The Impact of Financial Incentives on Task Performance:The Role of Cognitive Abilities&Intrinsic Motivation.”
Date of defense: June 8, 2007.

Brhlíková, Petra. “Essays on Competition and Entrepreneurial Choice between Nonprofit and For-profit Firms.”
Date of defense: February 2, 2007.

2006

Hobdari, Bersant. “Three Essays on the Effect of Alternative Ownership Structures on Investment and Financial Constraints: An Empirical Investigation.”
Date of defense: November 23, 2006.

Černý, Alexandr. “Essays on Stock Market Integration and on the Curse of Natural Resources.”
Date of defense: November 23, 2006.

Racheva, Anna. “Essays on the Default of California Non-rated Land Secured Bonds.”
Date of defense: November 21, 2006.

Uzagalieva, Ainura. “Essays on Monetary Integration, Inflation, and Trade Competitiveness in Transition Countries.”
Date of defense: October 3, 2006.

Bena, Jan. “Essays on Corporate Finance.”
Date of defense: August 15, 2006.

Yusupova, Elena. “Bidding Behavior of Investment Companies in the Voucher Privatization.”
Date of defense: August 15, 2006.

Neubauer, Milan. “International Portfolio Diversification in the Central European Region.”
Date of defense: August 15, 2006.

Steiner, Jakub. “Essays on Coordination Problems.”
Date of defense: June 29, 2006.

Kováč, Eugen. “Essays on Tying in Oligopolistic Markets and on Survival in Financial Markets.”
Date of defense: June 23, 2006.

Medvedev, Andrei. “Mergers, Antitrust, and Competition.”
Date of defense: June 12, 2006.

Ryvkin, Dmitry. “Essays on Tournament Design.”
Date of defense: June 2, 2006.

Valachyová, Jana. “The Essays on Foreign Investments and Economic Geography: Empirical Investigation of Czech Manufacturing Sector.”
Date of defense: January 24, 2006.

2005

Klein, Alexander. “Internal Migration in Bohemia at the Turn of the 20th Century.”
Date of defense: December 5, 2005.

Pruteanu, Anca Maria. “Essays on Czech Banking Sector's Efficiency and Role in the Monetary Transmission Mechanism.”
Date of defense: May 31, 2005.

Babetskii, Ian. “Essays on Transition and EU Enlargement.”
Date of defense: May 30, 2005.

Pechová-Dobešová, Martina. “The European Parliament in the System of European Union Institutions.”
Date of defense: May 15, 2005.

Timofeev, Andrey. “Fiscal Decentralization in the Context of Transition: The Case of Russia.”
Date of defense: Mar 17, 2005.

Podpiera, Jiří. “Essays on Aspects of Monetary Policy in Small Open Transition Economies.”
Date of defense: Feb 23, 2005.

Blavatskyy, Pavlo. “Essays on Cumulative Prospect Theory, Individuals' Preference for the Most Probable Winner, and the Design of Olympic Prizes.”
Date of defense: Jan 21, 2005.

2004

Vereshchagina, Galina. “Entrepreneurial Choice and Firm Dynamics.”
Date of defense: Aug 26, 2004.

Ionaşcu, Delia. “Essays on Strategic Trade Policies.”
Date of defense: Jun 8, 2004.

Kúnin, Michael. “Essays in Applied Microeconomics.”
Date of defense: Jun 7, 2004.

Wertlen, Bruno. “Essays on Competition and Regulation in Telecommunications.”
Date of defense: May 31, 2004.

Dabušinskas, Aurelijus. “Three Essays in International Macroeconomics.”
Date of defense: January 21, 2004.

2003

Valachy, Juraj. “Price Modeling in Transition Economies: Essays on Currency and Fuel Markets.”
Date of defense: August 22, 2003.

Cincibuch, Martin. “Essays on Currency Options and Risk Neutral Distributions.”
Date of defense: July 15, 2003.

Studená-Moravčíková, Ivana. “Employment Adjustment in a Transition Economy.”
Date of defense: June 27, 2003.

Kadlčáková-Vîrlan, Narcisa. “Essays on Lobbying and Some of its Policy Implications for the EU Enlargement Process.”
Date of defense: June 27, 2003.

Baghdasarian, Ashot. “Ownership Concentration and Performance in Czech Companies.”
Date of defense: April 18, 2003.

Vávra, David. “Essays in International Economics.”
Date of defense: March 28, 2003.

2002

Kadlec, Tomáš. “A Dynamic Model of Consumers' Random Choice with Applications to the TV Market.”
Date of defense: December 18, 2002.

Krejčí, Hana. “Political Economy of Coalition Formation.”
Date of defense: September 27, 2002.

Mielcová, Elena. “Economy of Parliamentary Voting: The Case of the Czech Republic.”
Date of defense: September 27, 2002.

Kálovec, Martin. “Essays on Contracts.”
Date of defense: June 28, 2002.

Čížek, Pavel. “Essays on Robust Estimation in Econometrics.”
Date of defense: June 7, 2002.

Čihák, Martin. “Essays on Inflation and Monetary Policy.”
Date of defense: May 24, 2002.

Galuščák, Kamil. “Labor Markets Incentives of Public Pension Schemes.”
Date of defense: April 23, 2002.

Lubyová, Martina. “Labor Markets in Transition—The Cases of the Czech and Slovak Republic.”
Date of defense: March 26, 2002.

Čábelka, Štěpán. “Four Essays on Boundedly Rational Learning.”
Date of defense: March 21, 2002.

Dvorný, Zdeněk. “An Equilibrium Structure of Czech Interest Rates.”
Date of defense: January 17, 2002.

2001

Silárszky, Peter. “National Representation in the European Union.”
Date of defense: December 21, 2001.

Tóth, Margit. “Bankruptcy Regulations and Bankruptcy in Practice.”
Date of defense: December 20, 2001.

Šorm, Vít. “Czech and Slovak Labour Market.”
Date of defense: December 20, 2001.

Mikulcová, Elena. “Essays on a Quality Change of Consumer Basket Component and Related CPI Adjustments.”
Date of defense: December 13, 2001.

Plánovský, Ján. “Essays on Labor Markets in Transition.”
Date of defense: December 4, 2001.

Jarolím, Martin. “Foreign Direct Investment and Trade Policies in an Economy with Spillovers.”
Date of defense: November 23, 2001.

Čábelková, Inna. “Three Essays on Corruption and Extortion in the Context of Transition.”
Date of defense: November 22, 2001.

Podpiera, Richard. “Essays on the Functioning of Financial Markets.”
Date of defense: August 14, 2001.

Soukeník, Karel. “Essays on Game-Theoretical Models of Political Processes.”
Date of defense: July 12, 2001.

Břeský, Michal. “Essays on Multi-Unit Auctions: Equilibrium, Bidders' Strategies, Revenue, and Efficiency.”
Date of defense: June 6, 2001.

2000

Taçi, Anita. “Essays on Banking Efficiency in Transition Economies and Fiscal Costs of Bank Restructuring in the Czech Republic.”
Date of defense: November 24, 2000.

Kállai, Ella. “Prices, Inflation, and Growth: The Romanian Case.”
Date of defense: November 23, 2000.

Lenkova, Christina. “The Unemployment Problem in Bulgaria During the Transition Toward a Market Economy.”
Date of defense: June 20, 2000.

Levínský, René. “On the Power in Decision Making.”
Date of defense: April 10, 2000.

Yazigee, Kamil. “Essays on the Political Economy of Two-Party Electoral Competition:.
Convergence Characteristics of Nash Equilibria.”
Date of defense: March 3, 2000.

Stavrev, Emil. “Essays on Transition Economies.”
Date of defense: January 19, 2000.

Narwa, Daniel. “Empirical Evaluation of Electorate's Stability and Voters' Decision Making.”
Date of defense: January 19, 2000.

1999

Colonescu, Constantin. “Three Essays on Competition in Open Markets.”
Date of defense: November 19, 1999.

Vachadze, George. “Asset Pricing and Portfolio Allocation in Stochastic Economies with Heterogeneous Agents: Speculative and Fundamental Valuation Models.”
Date of defense: November 19, 1999.

Duczynski, Petr. “Neoclassical Growth, Convergence, and Capital Mobility.”
Date of defense: November 18, 1999.

Bogacheva, Elena. “Essays on the Money Demand, Interest and Exchange Rates.”
Date of defense: November 18, 1999.

Konica, Nevila. “The Emigration Experience and its Impact on the Albanian Economy.”
Date of defense: May 28, 1999.

1998

Schneider, Ondřej. “Essays on Pensions.”
Date of defense: November 19, 1998.

Němeček, Libor. “Capital Markets in the Czech Republic: Birth and the First Steps.”
Date of defense: October 26, 1998.

Lízal, Lubomír. “Essays on the Microeconomics of Transition in the Czech Republic.”
Date of defense: September 7, 1998.

Münich, Daniel. “Essays on Unemployment in Transitional Economies.”
Date of defense: September 7, 1998.

Dushi, Irena. “Labor Market, Unemployment and the Impact of Training Programs in the Transition Economies.”
Date of defense: July 3, 1998.

1997

Krkoška, Libor. “Transition Experience of the CEFTA Countries.”
Date of defense: December 15, 1997.

Hlušek, Martin. “Three Essays on Fixed Income Securities.”
Date of defense: December 8, 1997.

Erbenová, Michaela. “Essays on Disequilibria in Early Transition.”
Date of defense: May 16, 1997.

1996

Shemetilo, Dmitri. “Essays on the Imperfections of Financial Intermediation During the Transition to a Market Economy.”
Date of defense: December 13, 1996.

Janda, Karel. “The Demand for Food Imports and for Agricultural Credit.”
Date of defense: December 13, 1996.

Žigić, Krešimir. “Research and Development Spillovers and the Strategic Interactions in the North-South Trade Relations.”
Date of defense: January 15, 1996.

1995

Cukrowski, Jacek. “Essays in Economics of Managing.”
Date of defense: July 3, 1995.