PhDr. Michal Bauer Ph.D.


Position: Assistant Professor
Field of interest: Development economics, behavioral economics, experimental economics
Membership: Institutional Economics, Internal


Office: 402
Email: bauerm [AT] fsv [DOT] cuni [DOT] cz
Phone: 222 112 329
Available: Tue 11-12.30

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Course supervisor

JEM123 - Economics of Least Developed Countries
JEM136 - Experimental Economics
JEM134 - Topics in Experimental Economics


JEM123 - Economics of Least Developed Countries
JEM136 - Experimental Economics


Organisation Memberships

Czech Economic Society, American Economic Association, European Economic Association


2005-9 PhD. candidate at Institute of Economic Studies, Charles University
2002-3 study at the University of Limerick (Ireland)
2002-5 master degree at Institute of Economic Studies, Charles University
1999-2002 bachelor degree at the Institute of Economic Studies, Charles University

Job history

2007+ Faculty member, IES FSV UK
2011+ faculty member, CERGE-EI
2009+ IZA Research Fellow
2009 Visiting faculty at ISET, Georgia
2007-8 visiting scholar at New York University

2007+ Assistant professor at IES FSV UK (od 2009 vedouci Katedry institucionalni ekonomie)
2011+ Assistant professor, CERGE-EI
2009+ IZA Research Fellow, Bonn
2009 visiting lecturer at ISET, Gruzie
2007-8 visiting scholar at New York University
2005 vyučující na Cranes College a Buwoya S.S. (Uganda)

Výzkumné projekty
2011+ Trust and re-integration of former child soldiers in Northern Uganda (with I. Levely and N. Fiala)
2010+ Parental background and development of social preferences in children in the Czech Republic (with J. Chytilová and B. Gebicka)
2008+ War and social preferences - Georgia and Sierra Leone (with A. Cassar, J. Chytilová and J. Henrich)
2009+ Attention discrimination: Theory and field experiments (with V. Bartoš, J. Chytilová and F. Matějka)
2007+ Behavioral economics and microfinance (with J. Chytilová and J. Morduch)

Summary of my research for non-academic audience is here:

Awards and prizes

2011 Otto Wichterle Prize for young scientists awarded by the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
2007 Fulbright scholarship
2006 Young Economist, 1st Prize of the Czech Economic Association
2005 Karel Engliš Award by Charles University Rector for the best diploma thesis in social sciences.

Topics for supervision

Master theses

Topics in applied development microeconomics and behavioral economics are welcome. See the file below for guidelines and suggested topics.

Supervised Bachelor theses

all/awarded: 5/1
Awarded: Bc. Jakub Caisl

Supervised Master Theses

all/awarded: 9/5
Awarded: Mgr. Jakub Caisl, Mgr. Ján Selep, Mgr. Lenka Švejdová, Mgr. Lubomír Cingl, Mgr. Vojtěch Bartoš

Supervised Ph.D. Theses

number: 3
Ian Levely (2.12.2015), Lubomír Cingl (22.6.2016), Mgr. Petr Janský M.Sc., Ph.D. (18.12.2013)

Current Ph.D. students

number: 2
Jacob Atanuku Igono , PhDr. Jiří Schwarz


Thesis supervision - topics and suggestions

December 2016


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