PhDr. Jana Votápková - News

15/11/2012 - Dissertation Defense of Jaromir Baxa

Dissertation Defense of Jaromir Baxa will take place on Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 at 5:00 pm in room 109. The topic is "Three Essays on Empirical Analysis of Economic Policy". All scholars and students are invited.

10/10/2012 - New course Quantitative Methods I

All Master and PhD students are invited to enroll into the new course Quantitative Methods I. Its goal is to give an introduction to advanced quantitative methods in social sciences. The emphasis will be put on application of econometric methods, such as measurement of economic policies, Bayesian econometrics, high-frequency finance, robust econometrics, meta-analysis, time series econometrics or experimental econometrics. All students who want to attend this course should register in SIS.

27/05/2012 - ETPM Seminar

All students and scholars are invited to the ETPM seminar on Monday May 28, 2012, at 5 pm in room 105, where Pavel Dolezel will present his research called "Bi-Proportional Apportionment Based on Integer Programming".

14/05/2012 - Seminar JEB 104 Microeconomics I

Because of the Dean´s Day on Wednesday May 16, 2012, Wednesday´s Seminar of JEB 104 Microeconomics I is cancelled. Students from the Wednesday´s Seminar are strongly encouraged to join the seminar on Tuesday at 12.30 in room 314.

07/05/2012 - Dissertation Pre-Defense of Jakub Seidler

Dissertation Pre-Defense of Jakub Seidler will take place on Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 at 5:30 pm in room 109. The topic is "Credit Risk in Macroprudential Framework: Three Essays". All scholars and students are invited.

29/04/2012 - Dr. Jan Libich - "Monetary Exit Strategy and Fiscal Spillovers"

On Monday April 30, 2012 at 5 pm in room 105, Dr. Jan Libich from La Trobe University, Australia, will talk about "Monetary Exit Strategy and Fiscal Spillovers". Everyone is cordially invited. More information in the link.

27/04/2011 - 2-year Post-Doc Fellowship on Political Economy and Global Finance at CEU

The Political Economy Research Group (PERG) at Central European University (CEU) invites applications for a two-year post-doctoral fellowship on the "Political Economy of Global Finance" to begin in fall of 2011. In addition to working on his or her research and publication agenda, the post-doctoral fellow will be expected to attend and actively engage in PERG seminar meetings, participate in collaborative research projects with PERG members, give a public lecture at CEU, and contribute to the organization of lectures or a workshop with renowned scholars in the field. The application package should consist of a single PDF file with a short letter of motivation stating the candidate's qualifications and reasons for interest in the fellowship, a research proposal outlining current and future research (2-3 pages), a CV, the contact information of three references (including e-mail, phone number, mailing address, and relationship to the applicant), and one writing sample (published article, work-in progress, or a dissertation chapter). Informal enquiries may be addressed to Please, send your complete application package to:  - including job code in subject line: *2011/023*.

16/03/2011 - Two PhD positions - University of Mannheim

The Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES) at the University of Mannheim offers two PhD positions (project researchers) in a DFG funded project ‘Weathering the crisis? Adjusting welfare states in Eastern Europe after the crisis of 2008’. The position is tenable for a period of 3 years, starting on 1 September 2011.

The project analyses the political and economic determinants of the welfare state restructuring in Eastern Europe in the context of post-2008 austerity politics. Researcher A will be responsible for a research module including empirical work in the CzechRepublic, Slovakia, and Slovenia. Researcher B will conduct a study on Ukraine, Belarus, and Hungary. Deadline for applications is April 15, 2011. For more information see the pdf enclosed.

21/02/2011 - Doctoral Seminar ETPM

Today's ETPM Seminar was cancelled. We will start on Monday, February 28, 2011 at 5.00 pm in room 105, where Martina Mysikova will present her paper "Personal Earning Inequality in the Czech Republic. All students and scholars are invited.

27/09/2010 - 6th Biennial Conference of the Czech Economic Society

The 6th Biennial Conference of the Czech Economic Society will take place on Saturday November 27, 2010 at VŠE Praha. Deadline for the submissions of completed papers in English (preferred), Czech or Slovak languages is September 30, 2010. By this date, members of the Czech Economic Society and students are also welcomed to register for passive participation in the conference.


McKinsey & Company