Matěj Opatrný MSc.

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Position: Junior Researcher
Field of interest: Behavioural Economics, Macroeconomics, Comparative analysis
Membership: Center for Doctoral Studies, Internal, Macroeconomics and Econometrics, PhD Candidates

Contact

Office:
Email: matej [DOT] opatrny [AT] fsv [DOT] cuni [DOT] cz
Phone: +420 728 154 022
Personal web pages: https://ies.fsv.cuni.cz/cs/staff/opatrny
Available: by appointment

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PhD study

Tutor: doc. PhDr. Tomáš Havránek Ph.D.

Studying from: 2017
PhDr examination:
Final exam: 09/2019
Dissertation Proposal defence: Planning on 21/10/2020
Dissertation defence: Planning on 20/05/2021

Current work:
Application of Synthetic Control Method to Various Economic Policy Interventions

Dissertation topic:
Application of Synthetic Control Method to Various Economic Policy Interventions

Disertation abstract:
The main focus of the project is to apply SCM on various economic policy intervention, starting with Czech Nation Bank exchange rate commitment from the year 2013, impact of agricultural subsidies on the farm production (the intervention year is 2004 when the Czech Republic joined the European Union), and impact of Brexit voting on British financial markets. This project will examine the way of implementing the con fidence interval as one of the robustness check of the SCM.

Optional courses:
TA at Microeconomics I
TA at Advanced Microeconomics

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Organisation Memberships

Center for Doctoral Studies Czech Priorities Thesis

Education

PhD candidate - Charles University, FSV UK IES

MSc - Erasmus University Rotterdam, Behavioral Economics

Bc - FSV UK IES, Economics and Finance

Job history

2018 - Expobank a.s. - macroanalyst

2017 - 2018 EEIP, a.s. - business analyst

2017 - 2017 Research Assitant at Erasmus University Rotterdam

2015 - 2016 McKinsey&Company - sourcing analyst

Extra activities

I run a small farm with cows close to Sumava mountains.

Orcid ID: 0000-0003-2322-6187
ResearcherID: E-9766-2018
Scopus Author ID: 57199405358

Awards and prizes

Award in the competition of Young Economist 2016 - Honourable recognition for outstanding working paper.

Award in the competition of czech econometric society 2018 - Honourable recognition for promising paper.

Topics for supervision

Bachelor theses

Impact of Common Agriculture Policy on Czech farmers

Subsidy and motivation - behavioral aspects

Application of Synthetic Control Method on any relevant and interesting topic

Anything related to Behavioral Economics and Comparative studies.

Supervised Bachelor thesis:
Do National Hockey League Players Perform Better During Their Contract Years? - Jan Liehman (research won 1st prize in multinational competition Roger Noll Prize in 2019)

Master theses

Impact of Common Agriculture Policy on Czech farmers

Subsidy and motivation - behavioral aspects

Application of Synthetic Control Method on any relevant and interesting topic

Anything related to Behavioral Economics and Comparative studies.

I am a member of Czech Priorities Thesis, where you can apply for the stipend if youc conduct Master thesis in aformentioned research areas.

Supervised Bachelor theses

all/awarded: 1/0
Awarded:

Downloadable

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Czech Priorities Thesis - proposal
Individual study plan
ISP update
ISP update 19/20

Partners

Deloitte

Sponsors

CRIF
McKinsey
Patria Finance