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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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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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