PhDr. Jaromír Baxa Ph.D.

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Position: Assistant Professor
Field of interest: Macroeconomics, Institutional Economics
Membership: Internal, Macroeconomics and Econometrics

Contact

Office: 311
Email: jaromir [DOT] baxa [AT] fsv [DOT] cuni [DOT] cz
Phone: 222 112 309
Personal web pages: http://samba.fsv.cuni.cz/~baxaj1as
Available: by appointment

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Syllabi

Course supervisor

JEM004 - Advanced Macroeconomics

Teacher

JEM004 - Advanced Macroeconomics
JEM116 - Applied Econometrics
JEM017 - Business Cycles Theory
JEM179 - History and Methodology of Economics
JEM180 - Philosophy, Economics and Politics: Current Debates

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Education

2006-2013 Ph.D. degree, Institute of Economic Studies, Charles University in Prague
2004-2006 Master degree, Institute of Economic Studies, Charles University in Prague
2003-2004 Study at the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena, Germany
2001-2003 Bachelor degree, Institute of Economic Studies, Charles University
2001-2005 Master programme Economics - History at the Faculty of Philosophy and Arts (terminated without degree)

Job history

2006 - Teaching at the IES FSV UK graduate courses Macroeconomics AI, Business Cycles Theory, Economic Dynamics, Applied Econometrics
2012 - Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (postdoc)
2010 (April-July) European Central Bank, Fiscal policies division, internship

Extra activities

2012 - Liberec region, member of Regional assembly
2012 - Regional Hospital and Health Centre Česká Lípa, a.s., member of supervisory board
2011 - Liberec City, member of City Council
2010 - 2011 Liberec City, Deputy Mayor
2010 - 2011 Sportovní areál Ještěd, a.s., member of board of directors

Topics for supervision

Bachelor theses

If you wish to write a bachelor thesis with me, don't hesitate to stop by.
Currently, I'm increasingly interested in EU policies, inflation dynamics, fiscal and monetary policies. Nevertheless, topics from fields like economic history or economic growth are also welcomed. Some topics I offer can be quite simple but there are some that can be more challenging.

Master theses

If you wish to write a diploma thesis with me, don't hesitate to stop by.
Currently, I'm increasingly interested in EU policies, inflation dynamics, fiscal consolidations, fiscal and monetary policies. Some topics I offer can be quite simple but there are some that can be more challenging.

More specifically:
Explaining asymmetric developments in the euro area
How long does it take until the positive effects of structural reforms do materialize?
Current account dynamics and euro area differences
Bond spreads of the EU member states. Are fundamentals enough to explain their dynamics?
New fiscal rules in the EU. Will they work?
Bond spreads and nonlinear models. Is there any evidence of switching behavior? Which variables cause switching?
Bond spreads and fiscal consolidations: When does the fiscal effort pays off?
Event studies: evaluating the effects of announcements of yet another austerity programme during the Great Recession.
Fiscal space: Shall we include private debts in calculations?
Issues in fiscal rules.
What explains different duration of the Great Recession across countries?
Reaction functions of various central banks in Great Recession
Identification of equilibrium exchange rates
Topics in economic growth (inequality, indebtedness, human capital)
Topics in economic history (20th century preferably, I'm mostly interested in the interplay between economic theory, economic policy and vice versa)
etc.

Supervised Bachelor theses

all/awarded: 8/2
Awarded: Bc. Jana Urbánková, Bc. Josef Růžička

Supervised Master Theses

all/awarded: 31/7
Awarded: Mgr. Martin Štěpánek , Mgr. Jana Urbánková, Mgr. Josef Stráský, Mgr. Marija Radonjić, Mgr. Pavel Žofák, Mgr. Petra Kyjonková, Mgr. Tomáš Adam

Current Ph.D. students

number: 6
Mgr. Václav Franče M.A., Mgr. Jitka Jopová , Mgr. Vědunka Kopečná , Mgr. Ing. Tomáš Šestořád , Mgr. Ing. Martin Štěpánek M.A., Mgr. Tomáš Troch

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Partners

ČSOB
Deloitte
McKinsey & Company

Sponsors

CRIF