Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education – Economics Institute



The focus of the CERGE-EI Foundation is to develop support in the United States and Canada for modern economics and other social science education in the transition and emerging economies. It does so by providing research grants, teaching fellowships and scholarship support, as well as supporting graduate education programs at CERGE-EI and similar institutions. The CERGE-EI Foundation is a legally registered US IRS 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, and its IRS 990 is available at The Foundation is supervised by an active Board of Directors and operations are maintained by a professional staff. The list below reflects board membership as of November 2013.

    • Orley Ashenfelter

      Joseph D. Green 1895 Professor of Economics, Industrial Relations Section, Princeton University
      Princeton, New Jersey

    • Alan Brown

      Senior Advisor, Schroders Investment Management, Ltd.
      London, United Kingdom

    • Julia R. Bryan

      Managing Director, Vero Partners
      Prague, Czech Republic

    • Robert E. Cohen

      Managing Partner, Benson Oak Capital
      Prague, Czech Republic

    • Burkhard Dallosch

      CERGE-EI Foundation Board of Directors Treasurer
      Chief Operating Officer, Asset Management, Deka Immobilien GmbH
      Frankfurt am Main, Germany

    • Marc S. Ellenbogen

      Chairman, Global Panel Foundation
      President, The Prague Society
      Prague, Czech Republic

    • Randall K. Filer

      CERGE-EI Foundation Board of Directors President
      Professor of Economics, Hunter College & The Graduate Center, City University of New York
      New York, New York

    • Michael C. Markovitz

      Chairman of the U.S. Foundation Board of Directors
      Founder and Chairman (ret.), Argosy Education Group
      Chairman, John Marshall Law School
      Chairman/CEO, Yorkville University
      Chicago, Illinois

    • Jan Novotný

      Research Fellow, Cass Business School, London, United Kingdom
      Founder, Quantum Finance CZ Ltd., Prague, Czech Republic

    • Jan Švejnar

      James T. Shotwell Professor of Global Economy, School of International and Cultural Affairs, and Director, Center for Global Economic Governance, Columbia University
      New York, New York

Prague Administration

Michael Weinberg
CERGE-EI Foundation Administrator
P.O. Box 882, Politických vězňů 7
11121 Praha 1
Czech Republic
Tel.: +(420) 224 005 177
Mobile: +(420) 777 640 853
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U.S. Administration

Ellen Fiske (Secretary to the Board)
Administrative Director
CERGE-EI Foundation
715 Queen Anne Road
Teaneck, New Jersey 07666
Tel: (+1) 201 692 9408
Fax: (+1) 201 692 9409
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