PhDr. Jiří Kukačka Ph.D.

Fotografie

Akademická funkce: Assistant Professor
Odborné zaměření: Finanční ekonometrie, behaviorální finance a makroekonomie, modely s heterogenními agendy, multiagentní modely v ekonomii, finanční krize, multifraktalita
Členství: Interní, Katedra makroekonomie a ekonometrie

Kontakt

Kancelář: 406 IES, 247 UTIA
Email: jiri [DOT] kukacka [AT] fsv [DOT] cuni [DOT] cz
Telefon: +420 602 767 305
Osobní www stránka: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jirikukacka
Konzultační hodiny: by appointment via email, please, THU 13:30-15:00

Další informace

Předměty

Garant

JEM062 - Introductory Econometrics

Vyučující

JEB147 - Behavioral Economics
JEM062 - Introductory Econometrics

Asistent

JEM116 - Applied Econometrics

Životopis

Člen organizací

FinMaP (European Commission Project), DYME – Dynamic Models in Economics (Excellence Project of the Czech Science Foundation), Society for Economic Science with Heterogeneous Interacting Agents, Society for Computational Economics, CFEnetwork, The Czech Econometric Society

Vzdělání

2011 - 2016: Ph.D., Economics, Charles University, Dissertation Thesis available here
2012: PhDr. (M.Phil. equivalent), Economics, Charles University
2008 - 2011: Mgr. (M.A. equivalent), Economics, Charles University
2008 - 2009: University of Bath, School of Management, United Kingdom
2005 - 2008: Bc. (B.A. equivalent), Economic Theories, Charles University

Summer Schools and Academic Workshops:
2017: 6th Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting on Economic Sciences (Lindau)
2016: WEHIA 2016 Doctoral Summer School (Castellon)
2015: First Ancona-Milano Summer School on AB Economics (Ancona)
2015: CEF SCE 2015 Workshops on ABM and Compexity (Taipei)
2015: WEHIA 2015 Doctoral Summer School (Nice)
2014: Agent-Based Modeling teaching course (Leipzig)
2014: WEHIA 2014 PhD Summer School (Beijing)
2013: 4th Summer School of the European Social Simulation Association (Hamburg)
2013: WEHIA 2013 PhD School (Reykjavik)
2012: WEHIA 2012 PhD School (Paris)

Odborná praxe

Academic Staff:
2017+: Assistant Professor, IES FSV UK, see my: Google Scholar Citations, SSRN, ResearchGate, RePEc, ORCID, ResearcherID, Scopus Author ID, Publons
2016 and 2018: Research Visit (2 and 1 week), Kiel University, Germany, Department of Economics, working with Stephen Sacht
2016: Postdoctoral Research Visit (3 months), University of California, Irvine, Department of Economics, working with William Branch
2016 - 2017: Postdoctoral Fellow, IES FSV UK
2013 - 2015: Member of the Center for Doctoral Studies, IES FSV UK
2013+: Member of the Department of Macroeconomics and Econometrics, IES FSV UK

Researcher:
2016+: Postdoctoral Researcher, The Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Dept. of Econometrics
2013 - 2016: Research Assistant, Ph.D. Candidate, CAS IITA

Teaching:
2018+: JEB147 - Behavioral Economics
2017+: JEM062 - Introductory Econometrics
2015 - 2017: JEM005 - Advanced Econometrics
2011+: JEM116 - Applied Econometrics
2011 - 2015: JEB110 - Econometrics II

2009: National Economic Council (NERV), assistant to Professor Ing. Michal Mejstrik, CSc., economic analyses of particular financial topics during the preparation of the National Crisis Packet

Veřejné aktivity

2018+: Member of the Prague Economic Papers Editorial Board
2014+: Member of the Economic and Legislative Committee of the Academic Senate FSV UK
2013+: Member of the Disciplinary Committee FSV UK (alternate)
2014 - 2016: Academic Senator, Pedagogic Chamber, AS FSV UK
Refereeing: Quantitative Finance, Review of Economic Dynamics, Computational Economics (4x), Review of Behavioral Finance, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Physica A, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Czech Journal of Economics and Finance (3x), Prague Economic Papers (2x)
2007 - 2012: E-klub IES FSV UK
2009 - 2011: Charles University International Club

Ocenění

Best Course Teaching Award (master level) for Applied Econometrics (with Horvath, Barunik, Baxa, Cech, and Nevrla), 2017
Best Course Teaching Award (master level) for Advanced Econometrics (with Barunik, Krehlik, Zeynalov, and Kraicova), 2015
Best Course Teaching Award (master level) for Applied Econometrics (with Horvath, Barunik, Baxa, Cech, and Rusnak), 2014
Golden Course Faculty Teaching Award (best master level economic course) for Applied Econometrics (with Horvath, Barunik, and Baxa), 2012
Dean's Award for an extraordinarily good masters diploma thesis, 2011
RWE Scholarship 2009 - 2011
Dean's Award for an excellent Final State Exam performance and for an extraordinarily good bachelors diploma thesis, 2008

Nabídka témat závěrečných prací

Bakalářské práce

Students are welcome to contact me via email and consult the supervision of Bachelor theses related to fields of my research interest. Maximum load of supervised theses is around 2 for 2018/19:

- topics on Heterogeneous Agent Modelling (HAM) in Finance, e.g. sensitivity analysis of HAMs, see a video about the HAM topic
- sensitivity analysis (potentially estimation) of a simple Macro Agent-Based Model (MABM), see a video about the MABM topic, read a nice paper here
- topics on Agent-Based Modelling (ABM) in Economics and Finance, for motivation read a nice article here, implementation/extension and analysis of a simple model in NetLogo. Example: A simple financial market with zero intelligence agents, see textbook (download it here) for more inspiration
- extending theoretical (microeconomic) models into discrete agent-based domain. Do both result in the same findings? Examples: Cournot oligopoly with simple learning, Cartels, implementation in NetLogo, see textbook (download it here) for more inspiration
- topics on Behavioural Finance, empirical or agent-based approach, see videos about the BF topic here and here, and read about interesting behavioural patterns and anomalies here.

Currently supervising 3 Bachelor theses:
Patrik Cerny: The weather and stock returns
Sergey Bolshakov: Monetary policy under behavioral expectations: An empirical validation of the Heuristic Switching Model
Vojtech Korinek: Behavioral Real Estate: Overview of the Czech housing market

Diplomové práce

Students are welcome to contact me via email and consult the supervision of Master theses related to fields of my research interest. Maximum load of supervised theses is around 2 for 2018/19:

- topics on Heterogeneous Agent Modelling (HAM) in Finance, e.g. calibration and simulation based estimation (SMM, SMLE) of HAMs, see a video about the HAM topic, also check a nice article here
- calibration and estimation (SMM, SMLE) of a complex Behavioural New Keynesian model, see a video about the Macro Agent-Based Model (MABM) topic
- analysis of a Bounded Rationality New Keynesian Model (determinacy, e-stability, learning in Macro), read this article + paper if you like it for more inspiration about Bounded Rationality in Macro
- Simulated Maximum Likelihood methods in Econometrics (simulation based analysis of performance, comparison to Simulated Method of Moments), check some articles here, here, or here
- an advanced empirical analysis of selected Behavioural Finance topics, read about interesting behavioural patterns and anomalies here. Are these patters still detectable today? Are they detectable at other markets than where discovered? Can one reasonably profit on this knowledge?

Currently supervising 2 Master theses:
Vojtech Lerche: Herding Behavior in Stock Markets: A cross-country analysis in CEE countries
Aneta Pintekova: The impact of news in media on financial market stability and the contribution of news to stability prediction: the case of United States

Vedoucí bakalářských prací

vše/oceněné: 10/2
Oceněné: Bc. Filip Staněk, Bc. Jan Vainer

Vedoucí diplomových prací

vše/oceněné: 1/0
Oceněné:

Ke stažení

CV (July 2018)
Latsis Workshop 2012 poster

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