CERGE-EI Graduates Win Two of the Six CEE Best PhD Thesis Awards

12 April, 2011

Zvezda Dermendzhieva, a 2010 CERGE-EI graduate, and Branislav Saxa, a 2009 CERGE-EI graduate, have won two of the 6 Best CEE PhD Thesis Awards, an award launched by the UniCredit & Universitites Foundation.

The Award is aimed at all young PhD graduates from 19 Eastern European countries and is awarded to outstanding doctoral dissertations in economics. Zvezda’s thesis “Essays on International Migration” has been selected as one of two theses focused on migration, Branislav's thesis “Essays on Exporting Behavior of Firms and on Inflation Persistence" has succeeded among essays focused on development and demography.