Category Archives: MAE

Meet Our Alumni: CERGE-EI’s location in Prague enabled me to receive a world-class education, yet remain in the country, says Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson, our Master in Applied Economics graduate from 2017, recently started a new position where he is in charge of growth and retention of a newly launched grocery delivery service. In an interview with Robert, we discussed his career, his motivation to take the MAE program, and what he considers the most useful things he learned at CERGE-EI.

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MEET OUR ALUMNI: THE APPLIED FEATURE OF THE MAE PROGRAM IS A UNIQUE COMBINATION OF ACADEMIC THEORY AND BUSINESS PRACTICE, SAYS KAREL MUSIL

Karel Musil, our MAE graduate from 2014, already held a Ph.D. degree when he decided to apply to the Master in Applied Economics program at CERGE-EI. In an interview with Karel, we discussed his career of 12 years at the IMF as a Policy Advisor, his position at the Czech National Bank as Head of Macroeconomic Forecasting, and why he decided to pursue studies in the MAE program despite his previous college success. Continue reading MEET OUR ALUMNI: THE APPLIED FEATURE OF THE MAE PROGRAM IS A UNIQUE COMBINATION OF ACADEMIC THEORY AND BUSINESS PRACTICE, SAYS KAREL MUSIL

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From Architecture to Economic Geography

What makes one enroll in the Master in Applied Economics program when he/she already has a promising career in architecture and urbanism? Read an interview with Lukáš Makovský, our MAE graduate from 2018, who we sat down with to discuss professional life choices, his studies at CERGE-EI, working in Prague, and doing research in London at once, and a bit more.

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Using machine learning in business can generate a huge amount of income

Machine learning is a specific subset of artificial intelligence that trains a machine to learn. It is based on the idea that systems can learn from data, identify patterns, and make decisions with minimal human intervention. We sat down with two students on the Master in Applied Economics program to talk about the topics they chose for their Machine Learning Techniques term projects: an anime movies recommender system and customer churn. Continue reading Using machine learning in business can generate a huge amount of income

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Skills I Have Learned Help me to Address the Challenges my Country is Facing, Says MAE Alumni Igor

Igor Knež had been working at the Croatian Bureau of Statistics for five years when he decided to send his application for CERGE-EI´s Master in Applied Economics program. After one year of hard work, he left Prague in July 2019 with a new diploma, new skills and new knowledge, and plans for his future, but also with a feeling that he had became part of a big family. Continue reading Skills I Have Learned Help me to Address the Challenges my Country is Facing, Says MAE Alumni Igor

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