Position: Associate Professor
Field of interest: Development Economics, Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics
Membership: Institutional Economics, Internal
Email: bauerm [AT] fsv [DOT] cuni [DOT] cz
Phone: 222 112 329
Available: Tue 11-12.30
2017+ CERGE-EI (under US absolute charter), Associate Professor (Assistant Professor, 2011-2016), part-time
2017+ Institute of Economic Studies, Charles University, Associate Professor, (Assistant Professor, 2009-2017), part-time
2015+ CEPR, London, Research Affiliate
2009+ Institute for Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, Research Fellow
2005 - 2009 Charles University, Prague, Ph.D. in economics
1999 - 2005 Charles University, Prague, BA and MA in economics
Social Contagion of Ethnic Hostility, with J. Cahlíková, J. Chytilová and T. Želinský, PNAS, 2018, 115(19): 4881-4886.
Can War Foster Cooperation? with C. Blattman, J. Chytilová, J. Henrich, E. Miguel and T. Mitts, 2016, Journal of Economic Perspectives, 30(3): pp. 249-74.
Attention Discrimination: Theory and Field Experiments with Monitoring Information Acquisition, with V. Bartoš, J. Chytilová, and F. Matějka, 2016, American Economic Review, 106(6), pp. 1437-75.
War’s Enduring Effects on the Development of Egalitarian Motivations and In-group Biases, with A. Cassar, J. Chytilová and J. Henrich, 2014, Psychological Science, 25(1), pp. 47-57.
Behavioral Foundations of Microcredit: Experimental and Survey Evidence from Rural India, with J. Chytilová and J. Morduch, 2012, American Economic Review, 102(2), pp. 1118-1139.
2017 Exeter Prize for the best paper in experimental economics, decision theory and behavioral economics published during 2016 (Attention discrimination, joint with Vojtech Bartos, Julie Chytilova and F. Matejka)
2016 Švejnar-Terrell Price for excellence in teaching
2015 The Best Paper Award on The Economics of Discrimination awarded by UniCredit & Universities Foundation (Attention discrimination...)
2011 Otto Wichterle Prize for young scientists awarded by the Czech Academy of Sciences
2011 Švejnar-Terrell Price for excellence in teaching
2006 Young Economist of the Czech Republic, awarded by the Czech Economic Association
Topics for supervision
Topics in applied development microeconomics and behavioral economics are welcome. See the file below for guidelines and suggested topics.
Supervised Bachelor theses
Awarded: Bc. Jakub Caisl
Supervised Master Theses
Supervised Ph.D. Theses
Current Ph.D. students
Jacob Atanuku Igono