News

Filip Matějka Wins Prestigious ERC Grant

21 October, 2015

It is a great pleasure to announce that Assistant Professor Filip Matějka has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant. Filip’s proposal, “Inattention”, is structured around his primary research field of rational inattention theory and applications, with policy implications in areas such as simplicity of tax policy, behavioral economics and mental accounting, and the interaction of voter inattention and the macroeconomic environment. The underlying common thread is how humans economize on and prioritize their scarce attention.

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Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences Awarded to Angus Deaton

13 October, 2015

The CERGE-EI community is delighted that The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2015 to Angus Deaton (Princeton University) for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare.

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Students and Faculty Members Race for a Good Cause

8 October, 2015

On October 3, several CERGE-EI students and faculty members gathered on the outskirts of Prague to join a charity relay bike race and a relay run. Both races were in aid of Assistance, a non-profit organization which provides services for people in Prague living with physical and mental disabilities.

More pictures are available on our Flickr account.

 
 

Award for Best Student Paper Goes to CERGE-EI Researcher

7 October, 2015

We are excited to announce that a paper authored by CERGE-EI PhD student and Junior Researcher, Ján Palguta, has won a prize for the Best Student Paper at the Slovak Economic Association Meeting which was held in Košice on October 2 and 3, 2015.

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Corporate Finance at the Applied Economics Discovery Hub – Big Picture, Applied and Fun!

1 October, 2015

Free of charge, from October 7! CERGE-EI's new Applied Economics Discovery Hub offers a wide range of activities that allow you to explore Applied Economics and decide whether it is the right field of study for you.

Read more: Corporate Finance at the Applied Economics Discovery Hub – Big Picture, Applied and Fun!