Category Archives: Interviews

Meet Our Alumni: One Can Always Work on New and Challenging Topics, says Peter Tóth

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

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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.

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.

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Meet Our Alumni: I am still driven by curiosity, says Jan Novotný

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.

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Meet our Alumni: I have always wanted to do policy relevant research on Georgia’s economy, says Zurab Abramishvili.

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.

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Meet our Alumni: CERGE-EI gives the opportunity to everyone to become the best version of him or herself, says Tomáš Mičko

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.

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People of CERGE-EI: For me, CERGE-EI is very much like a family with multiple generations, says Michael Jetton

Michael Jetton has been working in various positions at CERGE-EI since 1993. He served as Head of Alumni Office for several years. What were almost three decades of CERGE-EI like and how does he see our alumni community? We talked about this and much more in our Blog Interview. Continue reading People of CERGE-EI: For me, CERGE-EI is very much like a family with multiple generations, says Michael Jetton

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Meet Our Alumni: CERGE-EI`s Emphasis on Analytical Thinking in My Studies Has Influenced Me the Most, Says Magdalena Morgese Borys

Magdalena Morgese Borys, a PhD graduate from 2009, recently became Head of Unit in a newly created Task Force at the Secretariat General of the EU Commission. In an interview with Magda, we talked about her 10 years of experience in the European Commission, as well as about her interest in health and nutrition that led her to become a certified nutrition coach. Continue reading Meet Our Alumni: CERGE-EI`s Emphasis on Analytical Thinking in My Studies Has Influenced Me the Most, Says Magdalena Morgese Borys

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Meet Our Alumni: At CERGE-EI, I Had Opportunities to Meet with Great People Who Influenced Me a Lot, says George Vachadze

George Vachadze, our PhD graduate from 1999, has recently been appointed Full Professor at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York.  How does he remember his studies at CERGE-EI and what is he currently working on? Read his answers to these and other questions in our interview with George.

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