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People of CERGE-EI: Meet Our Alumni

23 February, 2021

Vladimír Novák, one of our recent PhD graduates, has already achieved a great deal in the field of economic research. Last year, Vladimír successfully defended his dissertation under the supervision of Filip Matějka and lent his hand to participate in the IDEA Anti COVID-19 initiative, which issued many studies on matters related to the coronavirus outbreak. In a new blog interview, we asked him several questions regarding his position of Postdoctoral Researcher in Milan, and his current and past research projects.

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This Year's Virtual Open Day Accessible for Watching on YouTube

19 February, 2021

CERGE-EI hosted a Virtual Open Day on January 26. It was a great opportunity for prospective students to learn more about CERGE-EI, university life, our faculty, alumni, and students.

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Former MAE Student Listed in Forbes 30 under 30 List for 2021

18 February, 2021

This year, Jiří Sýkora, our Master in Applied Economics graduate from 2014, has been ranked among the country’s youngest and most promising talents, according to the Forbes 30 under 30 Czech Republic ranking for 2021.

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We Are Deeply Saddened by the Death of Professor Jan Sokol

17 February, 2021

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing away of Professor Jan Sokol, a philosopher, pedagogue, translator of philosophy texts, and one of the founders of the Undergraduate Program in Central European Studies (UPCES). A former minister of education and presidential candidate died at the age of 84.

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Analysis on Predatory Journals Was Published in Scientometrics

15 February, 2021

We are happy to share the news that Vít Macháček and Martin Srholec had their paper entitled “Predatory Publishing in Scopus: Evidence on Cross-country Differences” published in Scientometrics journal on February 7. The paper examines cross-country disparities in the tendency of scholars to publish in predatory journals. The analysis loosely follows up the study that the authors conducted in 2006 for IDEA think tank.

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