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Long-Term CERGE-EI Board Member Orley Ashenfelter Gives AEA Presidential Address

19 January, 2012

Long-Term CERGE-EI Board Member Orley Ashenfelter Gives American Economic Association Presidential Address on January 7, 2012 at AEA Meetings in Chicago

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Filip Matějka Wins 2011 František Vencovský Prize

28 November, 2011

CERGE-EI is proud to announce that Filip Matějka, an Assistant Professor at CERGE-EI, was awarded a share of first prize in the 2011 Prof. František Vencovský Prize along with a pair of researchers from the Czech National Bank.

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Alan Krueger Confirmed as Chair of US Council of Economic Advisers

11 November, 2011

After his unanimous confirmation by the U.S. Senate on November 3, CERGE-EI ESC member Alan B. Krueger (Princeton University) now chairs President Barack Obama's Council of Economic Advisers. A report on Alan Krueger's nomination can be found here. We wish him the best success in this extremely demanding job.

 
 

Jan Kmenta Awarded NFKJ Neuron Lifetime Achievement Award

9 November, 2011

Prof. Jan Kmenta has received the 2011 Neuron award for lifetime achievements in the field of economics. The annual Neuron awards were established by Nadační fond Karla Janečka (NFKJ, Karel Janeček's Endowment Fund) in 2010. There are two awards given annually – one to celebrate lifetime achievements and the other to for young researchers who decide to return from abroad to pursue their academic/research careers in the Czech Republic.

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Young Economists of the Year: CERGE-EI Students Carry the Day in Czech Economic Society Competition

7 November, 2011

CERGE-EI is proud to announce that Peter Ondko and Vahagn Jerbashian, CERGE-EI students and Junior Researchers, received the first and the second prize in the competition “Young Economist of the Year” held by the Czech Economic Society.

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