Viktor Tchistiakov studied in the first CERGE-EI cohort. What was the best and the most challenging study he did there and why does he volunteer as a local group leader for Benelux? Read more in our Blog interview. Continue reading Meet Our Alumni: CERGE-EI Provides a Lot of Different Opportunities for Self-Development, says Viktor Tchistiakov
How are monetary and fiscal policy, the main macroeconomic tools used to steer our economies, able to address the unprecedented challenges presented by the events of recent years, such as COVID-19, war on Ukraine, or increase in energy prices? How do these policies of governments and central banks interact? What does it mean for us now and in the future? In Talking Economics, Katarína Stehlíková and Jaroslav Borovička, a CERGE-EI MA alumnus, give us a macroeconomic look at the current economy. Continue reading Jaroslav Borovička: Think About the Long-Term Outlook
Peter Tóth, a CERGE-EI 2014 PhD in Economics graduate, works as a researcher at the National Bank of Slovakia and at the University of Economics in Bratislava. In a blog interview, we talked about his research projects and about his engagement as an Alumni local group leader for Slovakia, Hungary, and Austria. Continue reading Meet Our Alumni: One Can Always Work on New and Challenging Topics, says Peter Tóth
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has boosted the already high prices of oil and gas in the European Union. How come the energy situation in the EU is so dependent on Russia? What are the prognoses for energy costs and related costs of living for the near future? In Talking Economics, Katarína Stehlíková chats with Silvester van Koten, a CERGE-EI PhD in Economics alumnus, about War on Ukraine’s effect on European energy. Continue reading Silvester van Koten: We Need to Address the Shortage of Oil and Gas
Alexandra Tsvetkova, a 2005 MA graduate, works as a coordinator at the Spatial Productivity Lab of OECD Trento Centre for Local Development in Italy. What does she like about her work and why is she active in alumni community? Read more in our latest alumni interview.
Olga Haislip, a 2004 MA graduate, works at the Bank of the West in San Francisco. In a Blog interview with Olga, we talked about her studies at CERGE-EI, her career, and why she took part in Alumni Local Groups initiative as local group leader for the US. Continue reading Meet Our Alumni: I want to give back to the community that gave me such a strong start to my professional life, says Olga Haislip
Jan Novotný, a PhD graduate from 2012, moved to London where he works as a specialist in quantitative trading and is also involved in research projects at Bayes Business School of London. In an interview with Jan, we talked about his twist from nuclear physics to economics, his work and research as well as his involvement in our alumni community.
Zurab Abramishvili, a PhD graduate from 2017, returned to his home country and became an Associate Professor of Economics and Head of Undergraduate Studies at the International School of Economics (ISET) in Georgia. What does he like about working in academia and what research projects is he currently working on? Find out in our Blog interview.
Master’s in Economics Research at CERGE-EI prepares talented Bachelor’s students for PhD studies. Giorgi and Margarita among CERGE-EI’s first MAER graduates, both pursue their PhDs – Giorgi at Boston College in the US, and Margarita at CERGE-EI. Continue reading Master’s in Economics Research as Preparation for a PhD Career
Tomáš Mičko, our 2020 Master’s in Applied Economics graduate, started a position as an analyst at Council for Budget Responsibility in Slovakia last year. What knowledge and skills obtained in MAE are useful at his job? And why has he participated in Bratislava Climathon? Find out more in our Blog Interview.