prof. Ing. Evžen Kočenda M.A., Ph.D., DSc.

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Position: Professor, Head of Department of Finance
Field of interest: Applied Economics and Econometrics, International Money and Finance, Transition and European Integration, Corporate Performance and Governance, Nonlinear Procedures
Membership: Finance and Capital Markets, Internal

Contact

Office: 508
Email: kocenda [AT] fsv [DOT] cuni [DOT] cz
Phone: 222 112 321
Personal web pages: http://kocenda.fsv.cuni.cz/
Available: upon agreement by mail

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Syllabi

Course supervisor

JED209,210 - Economics and Law in Banking and Finance
JEM037 - Financial Markets
JEM044 - International Finance

Teacher

JED209,210 - Economics and Law in Banking and Finance
JEM037 - Financial Markets
JEM044 - International Finance

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Organisation Memberships

American Economic Association, Czech Economic Association, Association for Comparative Economic Studies, European Economic Association

Education

Ph.D., Economics, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA, May 1996
M.A., Economics, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, USA, August 1992
Ing., International Trade, Prague School of Economics, Czech Republic, July 1985

Job history

2015 – present Professor of Economics at Institute of Economic Studies, Charles University, Prague
2015 – present Senior Researcher, Department of Econometrics, Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Prague
2004 – 2015 Professor of Economics at CERGE, Charles University, Prague
2002 – 2003 Deputy Director for Graduate Studies at CERGE-EI
1999 – 2004 Associate Professor at CERGE, Charles University, Prague
1996 – 2015 Senior Researcher at Economics Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague
1996 – 1999 Assistant Professor at CERGE, Charles University, Prague
1996 – 1998 Deputy Director for Research at CERGE of the Charles University
1996 – 1998 Deputy Director for Research, Economics Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
1992 – 1996 Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
1991 – 1992 Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, USA

Extra activities

2015 – present Member of the Editorial Board, Czech Economic Review
2014 – present Co-editor, Czech Journal of Economics and Finance
2014 – 2016 Member of the Executive Committee, Association for Comparative Economic Studies
2011 – 2017 Board Member, Public Audit Oversight Board
2011 – present Member of the Editorial Board, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade
2010 – 2011 Member of the Accreditation Commission of the Czech Republic
2010 – 2014 Member of the Scientific Council, Prague School of Economics
2010 – present Institute for East and Southeast European Studies Regensburg, Research Fellow
2009 – present CESifo Munich, Research Fellow
2009 – 2013 Vice-Chairman (2009-2011) and member (2011-2013) of the Expert Panel (Business and Finance) of the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic
2009 – 2013 Member of the Editorial Board, Economic Systems
2009 – present Member of the Editorial Board, International Journal of Business Competition and Growth
2009 – 2014 Member of the Editorial Board, Prague Economic Papers
2009 – 2015 Member of the Editorial Board, Bulletin of the Czech Econometric Society
2008 – 2013 Professor of Economics, School of Business Administration, Anglo-American University, Prague
2006 – present Member of the Advisory Board of the New York University's Prague Institute for Democracy, Economy and Culture (PIDEC)
2005 – 2009 Member of the Presidium of the Research and Development Agency of the Slovak Republic
2004 – 2006 Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Comparative Economics
2003 – 2009 Member of the Field Committee (Economics) of the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic
2003 – 2006 Member of the Governmental Working Group for National Policy of Research and Science, Ministry of Education
1999 – present Adjunct Professor at New York University in Prague
1999 – 2003 Vice-chairman of the Board of the Nadace CERGE-EI
1999 – 2002 Member of the Scientific Council, Economics Institute
1998 – 2014 Member of the Editorial Board, Czech Journal Economics and Finance
1997 – present Research Fellow, The Davidson Institute of the University of Michigan Business School
1997 – 2005 Research Affiliate, CEPR, London
1997 – 2002 Vice-chairman of the Field Committee of the Grant Agency of the Charles University
1998 – 1999 Member of the Scientific Council, Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications
1997 Economic Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

Awards and prizes

The Czech Science Foundation's Presidential Award for 2009 - Grant "Theoretical foundations and empirical evaluation of the Performance and Efficiency of the Czech corporations: From transition to the EU integration"

Topics for supervision

Bachelor theses

Please, see topics for M.A. theses below.

Master theses

Prospective students are encouraged to suggest their own topics – a final topic will be selected based on consultation. Applied topics linking economics and finance are very welcome. Theses in English are supervised and have to include an econometric analysis. Topics below serve as suggestions but do not limit the area of supervision – please, see my homepage (research section) for more ideas on potential topics and area of supervision.

Topics related to transfer of information on financial markets (news, announcements, verbal interventions etc.)
Topics related to inflation (persistence, convergence, targeting, etc.)
Topics related to exchange rates (regimes/arrangements, interventions, current account, fluctuations, risk, Eurozone, etc.)
Topic related to volatility on financial markets (transmission, asymmetries, contagion, spillovers, jumps, etc.)
Topics related to corporate finance (firm performance, efficiency, links to ownership structures, links to privatization, links to market and firms’ characteristics, etc.)

Supervised Bachelor theses

all/awarded: 1/0
Awarded:

Supervised Master Theses

all/awarded: 3/0
Awarded:

Current Ph.D. students

number: 3
Mgr. Martin Čovan , Master Macroeconomic Laure de Batz , Mgr. Ing. Adam Kučera

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