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Meet Our Alumni: “Without the Private Sector, There Is No Sustainable Development,” says Ondřej Schneider

In a new alumni interview,  Ondřej Schneider, our PhD in Economics alumnus, shares insights into his career path, motivations, and experiences that led to his current position as an economist at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Washington, DC, responsible for macroeconomic coverage of sub-Saharan Africa. The interview was done in cooperation with our PhD student Mari Mtchedlishvili. Continue reading Meet Our Alumni: “Without the Private Sector, There Is No Sustainable Development,” says Ondřej Schneider

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Meet Our Alumni: “CERGE-EI Gave Me the Necessary Tools to Conduct Research,” says Jaroslav Groero.

Jaroslav Groero, our recent PhD in Economics graduate, and a Postdoctoral Researcher at Masaryk University, discusses his research interests and reflects on his internship experience at OECD in the latest alumni interview. Our PhD student Mari Mtchedlishvili conducted the interview. Continue reading Meet Our Alumni: “CERGE-EI Gave Me the Necessary Tools to Conduct Research,” says Jaroslav Groero.

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Meet Our Alumni: At CERGE-EI, I Learned There Are Always Multiple Opportunities to Pursue, says Olga Popova

Olga Popova, a CERGE-EI PhD in Economics alumna and a senior researcher at IOS (Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies)’s Economics Department, Regensburg, Germany, and a research fellow at IZA-Institute of Labor Economics shares her research interests, which encompass a wide range of topics, including environmental performance, health, inequality, and labor market decisions. With her impressive achievements,  ranked in the top 9% of female economists globally according to RePEc (based on publications in the last ten years), Olga tells us about her research experience and implications of her recent paper. The interview was done by our PhD student Mari Mtchedlishvili. Continue reading Meet Our Alumni: At CERGE-EI, I Learned There Are Always Multiple Opportunities to Pursue, says Olga Popova

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Meet Our Alumni: Robust Education from CERGE-EI Has Been Valuable Throughout My Career, says Emil Stavrev.

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.

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