Mgr. Jan Mareš


Position: Ph.D. candidate
Field of interest: Economic Growth, Financial Markets, Econometric Modelling, Bayesian Analysis
Membership: European Economic Integration and Economic Policy, PhD Candidates


Office: 602
Email: jan [DOT] mares [AT] fsv [DOT] cuni [DOT] cz
Phone: please use e-mail
Personal web pages:
Available: by appointment

More information


JEM178 - Intermediate Macroeconomics II
JEB115 - Macroeconomics II

PhD study

Tutor: prof. Roman Horváth Ph.D.

Studying from: 2015
PhDr examination:
Final exam: 05/2018
Dissertation Proposal defence:
Dissertation defence: expected 2019

Current work:
What Type of Finance Matters for Growth? Bayesian Model Averaging Evidence
Financial Development and Wealth Inequality
see also my RePEc web page

Dissertation topic:
Three Essays on The Role of Financial Development

Disertation abstract:
please see the ISP below

Optional courses:
Quantitative Methods I
Quantitative Methods II



2015+: Ph.D., Economics, Charles University
2012 - 2014: Mgr. (M.A. equivalent), Economics, Charles University
2012 (spring): Semester abroad, University of Otago, New Zealand
2010 (fall): Erasmus, Umeå University, Sweden
2008 - 2012: Bc. (B.A. equivalent), Economic Theories, Charles University

Job history

Teaching Assistant IES FSV UK:
2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 Macroeconomics I
2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 Macroeconomics II

2014+: Analyst, Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic
2013 (September) - 2014 (March): Intern, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
2013 (July - August): Analyst, Czech Aeroholding

Awards and prizes

2014: Dean's Award for an excellent Final State Exam performance and for an extraordinarily good master thesis
2014: IES FSV UK - ČSOB Award for the Best B.A. and M.A. Thesis on "Banking, Confidence, Finance and Data" (3rd place)

Topics for supervision

Bachelor theses

I welcome topics in macroeconomics, economic policy, and economic growth.

Master theses

see topics for bachelor theses


ISP 2015/2016
ISP update 2016
ISP update 2017
PS1 data


McKinsey & Company
Moneta Money Bank