Mgr. Jan Žáček

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Position: Junior Researcher
Field of interest: Economic Modelling, Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics
Membership: Center for Doctoral Studies, Internal, Macroeconomics and Econometrics, PhD Candidates

Contact

Office: 602
Email: jan [DOT] zacek [AT] fsv [DOT] cuni [DOT] cz
Phone:
Available: upon request, please write me an email

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Syllabi

Course supervisor

JEM143 - New Keynesian DSGE Modelling
JEM184 - New Keynesian DSGE Modelling

Teacher

JEM143 - New Keynesian DSGE Modelling
JEM184 - New Keynesian DSGE Modelling

Assistant

JEM004 - Advanced Macroeconomics
JEM111 - International Macroeconomics and Finance

PhD study

Tutor: doc. Mgr. Tomáš Holub Ph.D.

Studying from: 2016
PhDr examination:
Final exam: 05/2019
Dissertation Proposal defence: 05/2020 (expected)
Dissertation defence: 10/2020 (expected)

Current work:
Currently working on an empirical research paper devoted to the financial cycle and monetary policy.

Dissertation topic:
Three essays on inflation targeting

Disertation abstract:
Please see my Individual study plan in the section "downloadable".

Optional courses:
2017/2018 SS: JED415 Quantitative methods II
2017/2018 WS: JED414 Quantitative methods I
2016/2017 SS: JED415 Quantitative methods II
2016/2017 WS: JED414 Quantitative methods I

CV

Organisation Memberships

Česká společnost ekonomická

Education

10/2016 – present: Ph.D. in Economics, IES FSV UK
10/2014 – 06/2016: Mgr. (MSc. equivalent) in Economics, IES FSV UK
10/2011 – 06/2014: Bc. (BSc. equivalent) in Economics, IES FSV UK

Job history

Professional Experience
12/2018 – present: Economic Analyst, Czech National Bank – Macroeconomic Forecasting Division
12/2016 – 11/2018: Expert Analyst, Office of the Government of the Czech Republic – EU Economic Policy Division

Academia
09/2019 – present: Junior Lecturer, IES FSV UK
08/2018 – 11/2018: Visiting Scholar, Columbia University in the City of New York (USA)
10/2016 – present: Junior Researcher and Member of the Centre for Doctoral Studies, IES FSV UK
02/2015 – 06/2019: Teaching Assistant, IES FSV UK and ISS FSV UK

Teaching
2019 – present: JEM184 New Keynesian DSGE Modelling
2018: JEM027 Monetary Economics (seminar)
2017 – present: JEM111 International Macroeconomics (seminar)
2016 – 2017: JEM004 Advanced Macroeconomics (seminar)
2015 – 2016: JSB017 Statistics I (seminar)
2014 – 2016: JSB035 Introduction to Logic and Mathematics (seminar)

Extra activities

Refereeing: Prague Economic Papers (1)

Awards and prizes

12/2018: Young Economist of the Year Award of the Czech Economic Society (2nd place)
11/2016: Karel Engliš Prize of the Czech Economic Society
06/2016: graduated from the university summa cum laude
06/2014: Distinction from the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences for an excellent state-final examination performance

Topics for supervision

Bachelor theses

Topics related to macroeconomics and monetary economics investigated by DSGE models, such as research questions focused on inflation targeting. Students are welcome to specify the topic on their own. Only theses written in English and LaTeX are to be supervised.

Master theses

Topics related to macroeconomics and monetary economics investigated by DSGE models, such as research questions focused on inflation targeting. Students are welcome to specify the topic on their own. Only theses written in English and LaTeX are to be supervised.

Downloadable

Individual study plan

Partners

Deloitte
McKinsey & Company
Moneta Money Bank

Sponsors

CRIF
ČSOB