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IDEA Webinar: How Influential Are Scientific Publications Across European Countries and Disciplines?

26 April, 2021

It is with pleasure to invite everyone to join an online webinar, during which a new IDEA think tank interactive web tool “An EU comparison of 2015-2016 Academic Publication Output and its Citation Impact” will be introduced and explained how to use by one of its authors — Daniel Münich. The webinar will take place on Friday 30 April 2021 at 1 p.m.

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Calling for Help. Who Needs It the Most? Štěpán Jurajda in the Show The Questions of Václav Moravec

23 April, 2021

Professor Štěpán Jurajda, who is also a member of the National Economic Council (NERV) and the Interdisciplinary Group for the Epidemiological Situation (MeSES), participated in a discussion last Sunday on the show “The Questions of Václav Moravec” on TV Channel ČT 1, together with other guests: former Prime Minister Vladimír Špidla and former Minister of Finance Ivan Pilný.

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People of CERGE-EI: Meet Our Alumni

20 April, 2021

Libor Krkoška enrolled in the PhD in Economics program only two years after CERGE-EI was founded. Following his graduation, he was the first graduate from Eastern Europe hired by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s Chief Economist Office in 1997. Ever since then he has been an active employee of the ERBD for some 24 years, working in multiple positions all around the world.

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New IDEA study: The gap in in-person teaching caused by the pandemic will cost the Czech economy staggering sums of money in the future

8 April, 2021

The learning setback caused by the closing of schools during the COVID-19 pandemic will cost the Czech economy hundreds of billions in the future due to decreased labour productivity, a new study by economists from the think-tank IDEA at CERGE-EI suggests.

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CERGE-EI Media Highlights for March

7 April, 2021

The month of March was abundant with many articles in which our experts commented on topics that were again related to the pandemic: mainly the consequences of COVID-19 on the country's economic development.

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