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Rector Emeritus of Charles University Radim Palouš Passed Away

17 September, 2015

It is with great sadness that we have learned about the passing away of Professor Radim Palouš, the Rector Emeritus of Charles University who was instrumental in the founding of CERGE in 1990. 

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CERGE-EI Holds Teaching Fellows Program Training Course

9 September, 2015

Last month, the CERGE-EI Academic Skills Center (ASC) ran its annual training session on teaching principles and practices for economics courses for the new cohort of fellows funded by the CERGE-EI Teaching Fellows Program. This year there were two groups meeting in overlapping sessions – awardees of both the Graduate Teaching Fellows (GTF) program and the Career Integration Fellowship (CIF) programs attended sessions.

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What Role for Economic Literacy in Democratic Reform? CERGE-EI Foundation Joins Forum 2000 Annual Conference on Democracy and Education

4 September, 2015

From Tahir to Maidan to the Parthenon, governments struggle to reconcile the demands of their population with the realities of the global marketplace. How can societies reconcile democratic governance with often unrealistic expectations for immediate gratification? What can educators and civil society do to create the broad-based economic literacy required to reconcile free and fair elections with the often painful strategies necessary for long-term growth?

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American Statistical Association Publishes Research by Nikolas Mittag

3 September, 2015

The American Statistical Association has published a press release presenting the joint research of CERGE-EI faculty member Nikolas Mittag and Bruce D. Meyer (University of Chicago).

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15th Global Development Network Regional Research Workshop at CERGE-EI

2 September, 2015

On 16-17 August 2015, CERGE-EI held its 15th annual workshop for grantholders in the Global Development Network (GDN)-financed Regional Research Competition. The GDN provides funds to support high-quality regional research on applied, policy-relevant topics.

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