prof. RNDr. Ing. František Turnovec CSc.

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Position: Professor
Field of interest: public choice, economics of European integration , microeconomics, theory of games
Membership: European Economic Integration and Economic Policy, Internal

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Office: 206a
Email: turnovec [AT] fsv [DOT] cuni [DOT] cz
Phone: 222 112 307
Available: Monday 14,30-16,00, office 206a, or by individual appointment

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Organisation Memberships

European Public Choice Society International Input-Output Association European Economic Association

Education

1959-64 Master degree, mathematical economics at Leningrad State University
1981-82 RNDr. in mathematics at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University in Prague
1967-90 CSc. (Ph.D.) in economics at the School of Economics in Bratislava
1990 associate professor of economics at the School of Economics in Bratislava
1998 professor of economics at the Charles University in Prague

BIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES:
Who is Who in The World 1999, Marquis Who is Who, Elsevier, New Providence, 1999, p. 1666
Who is Who in Science and Technology 2000-2001, Marquis Who is Who, Elsevier, New Providence, 1999, p. 1369
2000 Outstanding Scientists of the 20th Century, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, UK, 2001, pp. 436-437
Who is Who in the World 2000, Marquis Who is Who, Elsevier, New Providence, p. 2194
Who is Who in the World 2001, Marquis Who is Who, Elsevier, New Providence, p. 2237
Who is Who in Science and Technology 2002-2003, Marquis Who is Who, Elsevier, New Providence, p. 988
Who is Who in the World 2002, Marquis Who is Who, Elsevier, New Providence, p. 2222
Who is Who in the World 2003, Marquis Who is Who, Elsevier, New Providence, p. 2484

Job history

1964-69 professor-assistant at The School of Economics, Bratislava
1969-1970 visiting researcher at the Center for Operations Research and Econometrics, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium
1989-92 associate professor at the School of Economics, Bratislava
1991 visiting professor at the FernUniversitat Hagen, BRD
1992-1993 associate professor at the Agricultural University, Nitra
1993-2000 associate professor, professor at CERGE of Charles University in Prague (1994-1999 director of CERGE)
1996-97, 1998, 1999 visiting professor at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, Austria
1999, 2001 visiting professor at Academia Istropolitana Nova, Bratislava, Slovakia
2000 visiting researcher at The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies, Vienna, Austria
2002-2003 visiting professor at Wroclaw College of Management and Finance, Wroclaw, Poland
1993-2000 senior researcher at the Economics Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
2000 + professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University in Prague, Institute of Economic Studies, Department of European Economic Integration and Economic Policy (2001-2002 chair of department)

SUPERVISION OF DEFENDED PhD DISSERTATIONS

1. Miroslav Vester, Efficiency of Capital Markets, CSc., Bratislava University of Economics, defended in 1994.
2. Daniel Narwa, Empirical Evaluation of Electorate Stability and Voters Decision making. PhD., CERGE of Charles University, defended in 2000.
3. Kamil Yazigee, Essays on the Political Economy of Two-Party Electoral Competition: Convergence Characteristics of Nash Equilibria, PhD., CERGE of Charles University, defended in 2000.
4. René Levínský, On the Power in Decision Making, PhD., CERGE of Charles University, defended in 2000.
5. Peter Silárszky, National Representation in the European Union, CERGE of Charles University, defended in 2001.
6. Karel Soukeník, Essays on Game-Theoretical Models of Political Processes, CERGE of Charles University, defended in 2001.
7. Hana Krejčí, Political Economy of Coalition Formation, CERGE of Charles University, defended in 2002.
8. Elena Mielcová, Political Economy of Parliamentary Voting, CERGE of Charles University, defended in 2002.

Extra activities

1990-92 member of Academic Senate of the Faculty of Economic Informatics at the University of Economics in Bratislava
1990-92 member of Scientific Council of the Faculty of Economic Informatics at the University of Economics in Bratislava
1995-99 member of Scientific Council of the Economics Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
1995-2003 member of the Scientific Council of the Faculty of Scial Sciences, Charles University in Prague
2002+ member of the Academic Board of the Wroclaw College of Management and Finance
1998+ member of the Scientific Council of the Masaryk University in Brno, 2003+ member of Scientific Council of the Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava
1999+ member of the national Council COST (intergovernmental organization Cooperation in the Field of Scientific and Technical Research) of the Czech Republic
1999+ delegate of the Czech Republic in Technical Committee for Social Sciences and Humanities of the COST
2000+ member of the Committee for evauation of research targets of the Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic (vice-chairman of the committee for social sciences)
2001-03 member of the Committee for social sciences of the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic
2001+ member of the subcommittee for economic sciences of the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic
2001+ member of the Council for PhD studies of economics at the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Technical University in Prague
1997+ member of editorial board of Political Economy (Politická ekonomie)
1997+ member of editorial board of Prague Economic Papers
1998+ member of editorial board of the European Journal of Political Economy
1998+ member of editorial board of the Journal of European Integration
1998-2001 member of editorial board of Finance a úvěr
1992-98 editor and member of editorial board of Central European Journal for Operations Research and Economics
1999+ member of editorial board of Central European Journal for Operations Research
1996+ member of editorial board of Economic Review (Ekonomické rozhľady)
1997+ member of European Public Choice Society
1993+ member of International Input-Output Association
1993+ member of the Czech Society for Operations Research
1999+ member of Czech Economic Society (2001-2005 member of presidium of the Czech Economic Society)
1999+ member of Czech Society for Political Sciences

Awards and prizes

1979 Award of Czech Literature Foundation for outstanding professional papers published in 1979
1998 Honorary Award to 650 Anniversary of Charles University for contribution to development of Ph.D. programme in economics at CERGE
2001 Jean Monnet Permanent Course Chair in Economics of European Integration, awarded by European Commission

Topics for supervision

Term papers

Advanced Economics of European Integration 2003-2004
Topics of course essays and seminar presentations

1. 50 years of European economic integration in a historical perspective.
2. European Union and NAFTA, a comparative study.
3. A comparative study of the EU and American economy.
4. Common agricultural policy: theoretical background, problems and reforms.
5. Welfare effects of regional integration: theoretical models.
6. Regional disparities in the EU and candidate states.
7. Trade creation and trade diversion: an empirical evidence.
8. European Union extension, a comparative analysis of candidate states.
9. Welfare states in Europe: past and the future.
10. Europe of regions and regional redistribution in the EU.
11. Models of economic integration.
12. European Free Trade Association and European Union.
13. Optimal currency areas and theory of monetary integration.
14. International Microeconomics: Equilibria in a model of a world economy.
15. Position of European Union in the world economy: EU, South-East Asia and North America.
16. Role of the EU in foreign direct investments in the Czech Republic.
17. First four years of EURO: lessons from EMU.
18. Theoretical models of customs union.
19. Theoretical models of common market.
20. Economic convergence in the European Union?
21. Free trade vs. regional economic integration? Problems of globalization.
22. Budget deficits in the EMU: Growth and Stability Pact.
23. Problems with free mobility of labour in the EU.
24. How to measure a level of integration?
25. External effects of integration.
26. National and regional convergence.

Public Choice Theory 2003-2004
Topics of essays and presentations

1. Comparison of Voting Procedures.
2. Borda Voting Procedure.
3. Models of Manipulation.
4. Financing of Public Goods.
5. Condorcet and Borda: Their Contribution to the Theory of Voting.
6. Approval Voting.
7. Plurality Voting Procedures.
8. Charles Dodgson and his Contribution to the Theory of Voting.
9. Public Goods and Models of Taxation.
10. Models of Committees and Measuring Power.
11. Paradoxes of Power.
12. Power Models with a Priori Unions.
13. Distribution of Power in the EU.
14. Voting Paradoxes.
15. Electoral Systems.
16. Spatial Power Indices.
17. Government Coalitions: Models of Coalition Formation.
18. Bureaucracy and Government Output.
19. Theoretical Models of Rent Seeking.
20. The Theory of Clubs.
21. Electoral History of the Czech Republic.
22. European Parliaments.

Political Economy o European Integration 2003-2004
Topics of Essays and Presentations

1. Nice Summit, Project of EU Constitution and Institutional Reform of the EU.
2. European Parliament.
3. Budgetary Process in the EU.
4. Common agricultural policy: economic analysis, problems and reforms.
5. Welfare effects of regional integration: theoretical models.
6. Regional disparities in the EU and candidate states.
7. Integration Games, Costs and Benefits.
8. Decision Making Procedures in the EU.
9. Flexible Integration and Decision Making in EMU.
10. Modelst of Regional Redistribution.
11. Game-theoretical Models of Economic Integration.
12. Fiscal Federalism.
13. Regional Convergence or Divergence in the EE?
14. Equilibria in a model of a world economy.
15. External Effects in Economic Integration: Microeconomic Analysis.
16. Models of Co-decision Procedure.
17. Consultation and Co-operation Procedure.
18. Game-theoretical models of customs union.
19. Game-theoretical models of common market.
20. Structural Funds in the EU.
21. Free trade vs. regional economic integration? Problems of globalization.

See also in the web pages of the courses

Master theses

1. New Electoral History of the Czech Republic: Models of Political Behaviour in the Czech Parliaments 1990-2010.
2. Institutional System of the European Union: Models of the EU Decision Making.
3. General Equilibrium Models of the Customs Union.
4. Collective goods, Club Goods and the Theory of Clubs.
5. The Theory of Voting Behaviuour: Strategic Voting and Manipulation.
6. Power Indices Methodology, Applications in Politics and Business.

Supervised Master Theses

all/awarded: 16/9
Awarded: Mgr. Ján Palguta, Mgr. Katarína Hercegová, Mgr. Lenka Dostálová, Mgr. Lenka Gregorová, Mgr. Lucie Svrčková, Mgr. Martin Hokeš, Mgr. Martin Pešta, Mgr. Vojtěch Brettl, PhDr. Martin Gregor

Supervised Ph.D. Theses

number: 4
PhDr. Lenka Šťastná, Ph.D. (15.9.2011), PhDr. Martin Gregor, PhD, ČEZ Chair (21.11.2006), PhDr. Natálie Švarcová, Ph.D. (30.9.2009), PhDr. Wadim Strielkowski, Ph.D. (10.12.2007)

Current Ph.D. students

number: 3
Pavel Doležel , PhDr. Ondřej Glazar , Ing. Monika Martišková

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