PhDr. Marek Rusnák M.A., Ph.D.


Position: Adjunct Lecturer
Field of interest: Monetary Economics, Financial Stability and Macroprudential Policy, Research Synthesis, Bayesian Econometrics, Real-Time Data
Membership: European Economic Integration and Economic Policy, External


Email: rusnakmarek [AT] seznam [DOT] cz
Available: By appointment

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Course supervisor

JEM158 - Tools for Modern Macroeconometrics Tools for Modern Macroeconometrics (not offered in 2017/2018)


JEM158 - Tools for Modern Macroeconometrics Tools for Modern Macroeconometrics (not offered in 2017/2018)

PhD study

Tutor: prof. Roman Horváth Ph.D.

Studying from: 2012
PhDr examination: 10/2010
Final exam: 01/2015
Dissertation Proposal defence: 22/02/2017
Dissertation defence: 10/05/2018

Current work:

Dissertation topic:
Essays on monetary policy transmission

Disertation abstract:
The dissertation consists of three papers presenting applications of meta-analysis in macroeconomics and two papers dealing with real-time data properties and forecasting. The first two papers examine the effect of monetary policy on price level, while the third paper investigates the habit formation in consumption. Fourth paper presents a model to nowcast Czech GDP in real time, while the last paper looks at the properties of data revisions to Czech national accounts.

Optional courses:



2012 - 2018 PhD Economics, IES Charles University
2010 - 2012 M.A. Economics, CERGE-EI
2010 - PhDr. Economics, IES Charles University
2008 - 2010 Mgr. Economics, IES Charles University
2006 - 2007 Erasmus Exchange Program, University of Limerick, Kemmy Business School
2004 - 2008 Bc. Economics, IES Charles University

Additional Academic Training:
2012 Inflation Forecasting and Monetary Policy course at Study Center Gerzensee, Swiss National Bank

Various Courses at Czech National Bank:
2012 New Tools for Short-term Forecasting and Business Cycle Analysis (lecturer: G.Perez-Quiros (Bank of Spain))
2011 DSGE-VAR Estimation (lecturer: A. Carriero (Queen Mary University of London))
2011 Empirical Macroeconomics using TVP-VARs (lecturer: G. Koop (University of Strathclyde))
2010 Financial Sector in DSGE modeling (lecturer: L. Christiano (Northwestern University))

Job history

2013 + Expert Analyst, Financial Stability Department, Czech National Bank
2011 - 2013 Junior Analyst, Economic Research Department, Czech National Bank
2009 - 2011 Junior Researcher (part-time), Economic Research Department, Czech National Bank

Awards and prizes

2013 Economic Research Award for the best Czech National Bank Working Paper
2012 Young Economist Award of the Czech Economic Society, first prize

Topics for supervision


Dissertation defense presentation
PhD documents (ISP & Evaluation)


McKinsey & Company
Moneta Money Bank