Emil Stavrev, a CERGE-EI PhD graduate from 1999, shares his inspiring journey from engineering to economics in the new alumni interview, done by our current PhD student Mari Mtchedlishvili. As the Deputy Division Chief at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Emil discusses the valuable influence of his studies at CERGE-EI on his career trajectory. He also sheds light on some economic challenges that the IMF has been addressing in the post-COVID period.* Continue reading Meet Our Alumni: Robust Education from CERGE-EI Has Been Valuable Throughout My Career, says Emil Stavrev.
In the most recent episode of TalkingEconomics, we discuss CEE region’s economic performance with Katarzyna Rzentarzewska, a CERGE-EI alumna and Chief CEE Macro Analyst at Erste Group, Vienna. Continue reading Katarzyna Rzentarzewska: Tackling Recent Challenges in CEE Region