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CERGE-EI Brings Celebrity Economists to Forum 2000

20 September, 2011

Press Release: Celebrity economists at Forum 2000

This year’s 15th annual Forum 2000 conference, which takes place on 9-11 October in Prague, features several prestigious economic panels. Speakers include Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz and other world famous economists such as Hernando de Soto, Kenneth Dam, and Stephen Knack. The economic panels are co-organized by the Forum 2000 Foundation and by CERGE-EI, a Prague academic institution, as part of its 20th anniversary celebrations.

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CERGE-EI Graduate Ranks Third Among Economists in German-Speaking Regions

5 September, 2011

Pavlo Blavatskyy, Professor of Experimental Economics at the University of Innsbruck and CERGE-EI graduate (PhD 2005) placed third in the German daily Handelsblatt's ranking of top 100 economists under the age of 40 in German speaking regions (Austria, Germany and Switzerland). Click here to see more details about the rating.

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CERGE-EI ESC Member Alan Krueger Nominated as Chair of US Council of Economic Advisers

29 August, 2011

CERGE-EI ESC Member Alan B. Krueger was nominated earlier today to chair Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) by US President Barack Obama. The CEA is the US Government's highest economic-policy making body. Professor Kruger joined the CERGE-EI ESC in November 2010 after leaving prior government service as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy. 

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New Alumni Research Featured on VoxEU.org

24 June, 2011

Second year PhD student Jakub Matějů (MA expected, 2011) co-authored a paper titled "How Are Inflation Targets Set?" with Czech National Bank Research Department colleague Roman Horváth. Their article was posted on June 22 on the popular and influential VoxEU.org website, which features cutting-edge research on a variety of European and global economic issues.

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