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CERGE-EI Media Highlights for January

5 February, 2021

Progress of the vaccination process, labour market, development of unemployment, return of children to school, and the ongoing debate on the recovery and post-Covid time of the Czech economy were all topics on which experts from CERGE-EI and the IDEA think tank commented in January. In addition to that, the media reflected on the sad news about Profesor Mejstřík's passing that has hit not only the economic community hard.

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Štěpán Jurajda Appointed to Serve as Chairman of the Commission for Evaluation of Research Organizations and Programs

5 February, 2021

The Government Council for Research, Development and Innovation (RVVI) held the first meeting of the year on January 29 and appointed Prof. Štěpán Jurajda to be the chairman of the Commission for Evaluation of Research Organizations and Programs (KHV). The fourteen-member commission was, until recently, led by Professor Petr Dvořák from the Department of Biology at Masaryk University.

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Filip Matějka is Part of a New Expert Group for ERC Grants

2 February, 2021

Compared to their foreign fellow scientists, Czech researchers lag behind in receiving grant funding from the European Research Council (ERC). The Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Charles University (CUNI) have thus established a new expert group in order to increase the chances of Czech researchers obtaining prestigious ERC grants, one of whose members is Prof. Filip Matějka.

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Alena Bičáková's Paper to Be Published in the Economic Journal

27 January, 2021

We are proud to announce that our Senior Researcher and Deputy Director for Graduate Studies, Alena Bičáková, has co-authored a paper entitled "Caught in the Cycle: Economic Conditions at Enrolment and Labor Market Outcomes of College Graduates" that has been accepted to be published by the Economic Journal.

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People of CERGE-EI: Meet Our Alumni

25 January, 2021

David Vávra, our PhD in Economics graduate from 2003, stands behind the CERGE-EI Student Support Fund.

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