Ivo Bakota, our 2020 PhD in Economics graduate, is a Postdoctoral Researcher and the Head of Unit at the Munich Center for Economics of Aging, Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy. What does he like about his work and what projects is he currently working on? Continue reading Meet Our Alumni: I Like the Excitement of Trying to Figure out an Answer to a Question I am Personally Curious About, says Ivo Bakota
Empires, nation states, and democracies: Perspectives on the war in Ukraine is what our anchor, Katarína Stehlíková, has discussed with our special guest, prof. Gérard Roland from the University of California, Berkeley in the latest episode of Talking Economics. Continue reading Gérard Roland: Empires, Nation States, and Democracies: Perspectives on the War in Ukraine
Kamil Kovář, our 2022 PhD in Economics graduate, works as Associate Director at Moody’s Analytics Prague. In his work, he focuses on Euro zone macroeconomic outlook. What are the biggest challenges the Euro zone faces in these turbulent times? And what does he like about his work? Continue reading Meet Our Alumni: It’s Hard to Imagine What My Work Would Look Like If I Hadn’t Studied at CERGE-EI, says Kamil Kovář
The Czech labor market situation has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and in recent months by the war in Ukraine. A high number of refugees, among whom women predominate, a tight market, and high inflation, present new challenges. What are the main characteristics of the Czech labor market now? What changes has the labor market undergone in recent years? What is the position of women in the Czech labor market? In Talking Economics Katarína Stehlíková talks about these issues with Klára Kalíšková. Continue reading Klára Kalíšková: There Are Big Reserves in Increasing Labor Force
Ján Plánovský, our first cohort graduate, recently used an opportunity to visit CERGE-EI and give a lecture at our first #AlumniLive seminar about his work experience at the European Commission. How does he remember CERGE-EI and what was his career path? Read more on our CERGE-EI Blog.
Peter Ondko, a CERGE-EI 2013 PhD in Economics graduate, has been recently promoted to Partner at Boston Consulting Group Prague. What does he like most about working in consultancy and what challenges does he see in the energy industry he specializes in? Read more in our blog. Continue reading Meet Our Alumni: Strive for Excellence in Whatever You Do, says Peter Ondko.
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