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The President of the Ifo Institute Comes to CERGE-EI to Present the 17th EEAG Report

On Monday, 19 March, 2018, CERGE-EI hosted the presentation of the 17th EEAG report in the magnificent Schebek Palace. The European Economic Advisory Group (EEAG) reports annually on specific economic policy issues and follows its objective of offering research-based insights to the public and policymakers.  This year’s report is titled “What Now, With Whom, Where To – The Future of the EU” and puts a special emphasis on macroeconomic conditions, the role of trust within Europe, and economic convergence.

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Perspective and Excitement: A Postcard from Berkeley

It does not happen so often that we have several researchers on a visit, not only in the same country, but more precisely at the same institution. That is why we decided to mark this special occasion with a joint interview. Filip Matejka and Filip Pertold (and Michal Bauer) went to the University of California, Berkeley. While we miss them greatly, we realize that today’s loss is a future gain: we hope they return not just safe and sound, but also satisfied, refreshed, and inspired.

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Projects in Applied Economics for Talented Students 2017

Have you ever wondered which factors determine your life satisfaction? Or whether women really earn less than men?

This year, 30 ambitious high school students were granted the unique opportunity to shed light on these (and other) topics during CERGE-EI’s selective pre-college program “Projects in Applied Economics for Talented Students”.

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The Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Economic Sciences 2017

This summer, Vladimír Novák, our PhD student, attended the 6th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, where 350 young international economists from 66 countries met with 17 Nobel Laureates. The meeting lasted for 5 days and was packed with lectures, panel discussions (all of them now available online), special breakfasts or dinners, but also with coffee breaks and other informal gatherings where participants could have fruitful discussion on whatever topic they liked.

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CERGE-EI International Food Party 2017

Food is culture – and culture connects. On 5 October students from more than 15 countries shared a part of their cultural heritage by participating in CERGE-EI’s annual International Food Party and by offering up traditional dishes representing their countries of origin. In celebration of this day, CERGE-EI welcomed faculty, students, and staff to this event taking place in the historical halls of Schebek Palace.

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