Filip Matějka, one of the most successful Czech economists, will provide an overview lecture on the theory of rational inattention and its applications. The lecture is a part of the course Behavioral economics (Friday Nov 30th, at 11am, room 206), but is open to all interested students and researchers at IES (subject to the room's capacity constraints). Filip is an Associate Professor at CERGE-EI, has a PhD from Princeton University, has collaborated, among others, with the Nobel Prize winner Prof. Chris Sims and his work has a world-wide impact.
26/11/2012 - Topics in Experimental Economics - a compact course
The course will take place b/w Nov. 28 - Dec 7 at the Laboratory of Experimental Economics at VSE. This year the visiting lecturer is Maros Servatka from the University of Canterbury. More details about the course and registration are here.
Laboratory of experimental economics (LEE) in cooperation with IES and CERGE-EI opens a compact workshop about Programming in z-Tree for Experimetnal Research. The visiting lecturer is Maria Bigoni from the University of Bologna. The workshop with take place from Nov 15th to Nov 19th 2012 at LEE premises. The course aims to help students who think about implementing an economic experiment and want to learn how to program it. More information is here.
Cary Deck, professor of the University of Arkansas and Director of Behavioral Business Research Laboratory, will be a guest lecturer of another experimental economics workshop at the Laboratory of Experimental Economics at the University of Economis (VSE) during January 30-Feb 12, 2012. The event is co-organized by IES and all interested M.A. and PhD students are invited to participate. Here is a poster with more information about topics and how to register.
Steffen Huck from the University College London is visiting the Laboratory of Experimental Economics (IES is one of its partnering institutions) and he will give a seminar talk at VSE on Wednesday Dec 7 from 6pm, room RB 338. The topic is "Regulation and consumer protection: An experimental approach." IES students are welcome to attend.
23/11/2010 - OECD Young Professionals Programme 2011-2012
The Young Professional Programme 2011-2012 is now open for applications from candidates who are interested in the objectives of the OECD in promoting international policy co-operation, understand the issues involved in international work, and who possess the analytical and drafting skills. The deadline is 6 December 2010.
The summer school will be held at the Rimini Campus of the University of Bologna on May 31st – June 13th, 2010. Suitable for MA and PhD. students. More information here.
Organized by the Charles University Environment Centre together with OECD. To be held on September 17-18th. Location: Carolinum. For more details see hyperlink.
IES announces a student competition for one scholarship to participate at European Summer School for Advanced Management. It is organized by consortium of nine outstanding international business schools. For more information see http://www.essam.dk/. The scholarship covers tuition, accommodation and meals; it does not cover travel costs. The ideal candidate should have a proven interest and some experience with management or business consulting. Interested candidates should send their CV and short motivation letter to Michal Bauer (firstname.lastname@example.org) until March 23rd.
15/10/2008 - Fulbright scholarships
The Fulbright Commission organizes a series of lectures and discussions during November 2008 for potential applicants of Fulbright scholarships and studying in the US. More information are in the hyperlink.