Mgr. Barbara Pertold-Gebická M.A., Ph.D.

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Position: Assistant Professor
Field of interest: Labor Economics, Applied Microeconometrics
Membership: Internal, Macroeconomics and Econometrics

Contact

Office: 408
Email: gebicka [AT] fsv [DOT] cuni [DOT] cz
Phone:
Available: please, contact me by e-mail

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Syllabi

Course supervisor

JEM007 - Applied Microeconometrics
JEB110 - Econometrics II

Teacher

JEM007 - Applied Microeconometrics
JEB110 - Econometrics II

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Organisation Memberships

American Economic Association, Royal Economic Society, Czech Economic Society

Education

2011 Ph.D. in Economics
Charles University in Prague, Czech Academy of ScienceCenter for Economic Research and Graduate Education –
Economic Institute (CERGE-EI), Czech Republic
2007 M.A. in Economics
CERGE-EI, Czech Republic
2004 M.Sc. in Management (summa cum laude) Technical University of Lodz, Poland
International Faculty of Engineering
(One semester at the University of Abertay Dundee, Scotland)

Job history

2010-currently Assistant Professor
Institute of Economic Studies
Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
2011-currently Post-doctoral affiliate at Aarhus University, Denmark
2008-2011 Junior Researcher
Economic Inctitute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
2008-2010 Lecturer
Institute of Economic Studies
Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
2008 Research assistant
CERGE-EI, Czech Republic
2006-2007 Teaching assistant
CERGE-EI, Czech Republic
2004-2005 Market Analyst
COMPER – a consulting company, Poland

Awards and prizes

2013 Prof. Vencovsky prize for young economists
2009 Young Economist of the Year

Topics for supervision

Bachelor theses

Students interested in writing an empirical thesis are invited to contact me by e-mail in order to discuss specific topics. Below I present some general inspirations:
(1) Applied topics using econometric analysis
- Impact of railway station/underground station proximity on real estate value
- The effect of lecture/seminar attendance on exam results
- Measuring the local effects of amnesty
- Other topics involving the analysis of crime level/ happiness/ public spendings, etc.
- estimation of demand elasticity
- influence of institutions on country performance
- etc.
(2) Labor economics
- Measuring and explaining the extent of occupation gender segregation
- discrimination in the labor market (gender/racial)
- regional differences in employment structure (are there typically "female" regions? are there typically "uneducated" regions?)
- influence of labor market institutions (e.g. minimum wage settings, employment protection legislation) on unemployment
- etc.
(3) Economics of education
- analyzing cross-country differences in educational attainment
- etc.
(4) Family economics
- Estimation of the optimal length of maternity leave
- female employment across European countries - does institutional setup matter?
- etc.

Master theses

Students interested in writing an empirical thesis are invited to contact me by e-mail in order to discuss specific topics. Below I present some general inspirations:
(1) Applied topics using econometric analysis
- analysis of crime level/ happiness/ public spendings (e.g. measuring the local effects of amnesty) etc.
- estimation of demand elasticity
- influence of institutions on country performance
- etc.
(2) Labor economics
-Measuring and explaining the extent of occupation gender segregation
-Experimental investigation of discrimination of mothers in the labor market
- studies using the European Union Labour Force Survey microdata or the Structure of Earnings and Living Conditions microdata (analyzing unemployment duration, occupational sorting, marriage patterns, fertility, happiness, political preferences etc.)
- discrimination in the labor market (gender/racial)
- regional differences in employment structure (are there typically "female" regions? are there typically "uneducated" regions?)
- influence of labor market institutions (e.g. minimum wage settings, employment protection legislation) on unemployment
- etc.
(4) Economics of education
- modeling educational choices of Czech youth
- analyzing cross-country differences in educational attainment
- etc.
(3) Family economics
- Estimation of the optimal length of maternity leave
- Experimental investigation of discrimination of mothers in the labor market
- female employment across European countries - does institutional setup matter?
- division of work within families
- etc.

Supervised Bachelor theses

all/awarded: 13/0
Awarded:

Supervised Master Theses

all/awarded: 11/0
Awarded:

Current Ph.D. students

number: 1
M.A Olena Chorna

Partners

ČSOB
Deloitte
McKinsey & Company

Sponsors

CRIF