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10/08/2016 - The new issue (4/16) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance

 The new issue (4/16) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance has been released and brings the following papers:

The journal is published by Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University and is currently edited by Roman Horváth (Editor-in-Chief), and Senior editors: Jarko Fidrmuc (Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen), Martin Fukač (New Zealand Treasury), Evžen Kočenda (Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague), Ondřej Schneider (IES, IIF), and Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg).

02/06/2016 - The new issue (3/16) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance

 The new issue (3/16) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance has been released and brings the following papers:

The journal is published by Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University and is currently edited by Roman Horváth (Editor-in-Chief), and Senior editors: Jarko Fidrmuc (Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen), Martin Fukač (New Zealand Treasury), Evžen Kočenda (Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague), Ondřej Schneider (IES, IIF), and Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg).

11/04/2016 - The new issue (2/16) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance

 The new issue (2/2016) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance has been released and brings the following papers

The journal is published by Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University and is currently edited by Roman Horváth (Editor-in-Chief), and Senior editors: Jarko Fidrmuc (Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen), Martin Fukač (New Zealand Treasury), Evžen Kočenda (Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague), Ondřej Schneider (IES, IIF), and Laurent Weill (University of Strasbour

 

08/02/2016 - This year's first issue (1/16) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance

The new issue (1/16) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance has been released and brings the following papers

The journal is published by Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University and is currently edited by Roman Horváth (Editor-in-Chief), and Senior editors: Jarko Fidrmuc (Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen), Martin Fukač (New Zealand Treasury), Evžen Kočenda (Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague), Ondřej Schneider (IES, IIF), and Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg).


 

08/12/2015 - The new issue (6/15) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance has been released

The new issue (6/15) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance has been released and brings the following articles:

In the middle of this issue: Journal Year Index

The journal is published by Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University and is currently edited by Roman Horváth (Editor-in-Chief), and Senior editors: Jarko Fidrmuc (Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen), Martin Fukač (New Zealand Treasury), Evžen Kočenda (Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague), Ondřej Schneider (IES, IIF), and Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg).

04/11/2015 - BCG STRATEGY CUP 2015 November 13-20

BCG Strategy Cup is a one-week business competition between teams from top Czech and Slovak universities. Find the unexpected solution to real-life business case. Team up and win the BCG Strategy Cup with a prize of CZK 50,000.

Students in their final year of study (master or PhD) and three or four members per team are welcome to apply. Apply now by November 10 at www.bcg.cz.  

If you have questions, please contact us at klimanova.dobromila@bcg.com

08/10/2015 - The new issue (5/15) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance

has been released and brings the following papers:

Benefit-Retirement Age Schedules and Redistribution in Public Pension Systems - András SIMONOVITS 

A Cross-Country Analysis of Monetary Policy Effects on Prices - Bruno ĆORIĆ, Lena MALEŠEVIĆ PEROVIĆ, Vladimir ŠIMIĆ

Monetary Policy and Exchange Rate Dynamics: The Exchange Rate as a Shock Absorber - Volha AUDZEI, František BRÁZDIK 

Central and Eastern European Stock Exchanges under Stress: A Range-Based Volatility Spillover Framework - Sercan DEMIRALAY, Selçuk BAYRACI
 

The journal is published by Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University and is currently edited by Roman Horváth (Editor-in-Chief), and Senior editors: Jarko Fidrmuc (Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen), Martin Fukač (New Zealand Treasury), Evžen Kočenda (Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague), Ondřej Schneider (IES, IIF), and Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg).

24/09/2015 - BCG Connection Event

The Boston Consulting Group is the world’s leading advisor on business strategy and the pioneer of strategy consulting. Join our connection event to meet experienced BCG consultants and get answers to your questions, on October 19 at 6:00 p.m. Hotel Boscolo, Senovážné náměstí 13, Praha 1.

Learn about BCG’s Strategy Cup 2015 competition as well. Together we will develop the best in you.

Register now by October 16 at here.

Find out more at www.bcg.cz.

04/06/2015 - The new issue (3/15) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance

 The new issue (3/15) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance has been released and brings the following papers:

 The journal is published by Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University and is currently edited by Roman Horváth (Editor-in-Chief), and Senior editors: Jarko Fidrmuc (Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen), Martin Fukač (New Zealand Treasury), Evžen Kočenda (IES), Ondřej Schneider (IES, IIF), and Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg).

21/05/2015 - Master Thesis in Company Valuation

Deloitte intends to support students interested in writing their Master's Thesis on topics related to company valuation with a special emphasis on the Central and Eastern European markets. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to) the examination of region-specific risk premia, the analysis of persistence of abnormal profitability, analysis of the effect of the quality of the institutional framework on the degree of efficiency of CEE markets. Theses will be supervised by Jiří Novák at IES. Deloitte will provide data support and occasional consultation of the applied aspects of the thesis. If interested, send your CV, transcript of records (prinscreen from SIS), and a short research proposal outlining the topic of your interest to Jiří Novák no later than on May 31, 2015. Early applications are encouraged. Students will be notified within a week after the submission of their applications.

07/04/2015 - MOVE ONE – Informal female consulting evening on Friday, April 24, 2015 from 18.00 to 21.00

Please join us BCG women for a spring boat ride on the Vltava. We want to meet and learn more about curious young women in Prague like you. We would be happy to share our experiences in business and consulting as we enjoy a glass of wine, live jazz music and delicious dinner together. Submit your CV by Tuesday, April 21 online at here. If you have any questions, please contact STROBLOVA.DANIELA@BCG.COM
Your BCG Women's Initiative Team in Prague.

01/04/2015 - The new issue (2/15) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance and brings the following papers

The new issue (2/15) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance has been released and brings the following papers

The journal is published by Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University and is currently edited by Roman Horváth (Editor-in-Chief), and Senior editors: Jarko Fidrmuc (Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen), Martin Fukač (New Zealand Treasury), Evžen Kočenda (CERGE-EI), Ondřej Schneider (IES, IIF), and Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg).

18/02/2015 - BCG CONNECTION EVENT

Are you ready to discover a career of challenge and reward?
 
The Boston Consulting Group is the world’s leading advisor on business strategy and the pioneer in strategy consulting. Join our connection event to meet experienced BCG consultants and get answers to your questions. Learn about BCG’s Crack the Case  interview training as well. Together we will develop the best in you.

Register by March online at here. If you have any questions, please contact vcelakova.daniela@bcg.com

02/02/2015 - The new issue (1/15) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance

The new issue (1/15) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance has been released and brings the following papers:

The journal is published by Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University and is currently edited by Roman Horváth (Editor-in-Chief), and Senior editors: Jarko Fidrmuc (Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen), Martin Fukač (New Zealand Treasury), Evžen Kočenda (CERGE-EI), Ondřej Schneider (IES, IIF), and Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg).

02/02/2015 - BCG CORPORATE FINANCE UNLIMITED 2015 M&A Workshop in Milan, March 20–22

A deep-dive into M&A

Experience a real BCG project and gain insights into the full cycle of a live transaction.
Learn the methodologies and approach of the world's leading strategy consultancy.
We are seeking university students with a background in finance, economics, business, or similarly quantitative subjects.

More information & registration at cf-unlimited.bcg.com

Application deadline: February 15, 2015

BCG Prague Recruiting team

04/12/2014 - The new issue (6/14) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance

 has been released and brings the following papers

 The journal is published by Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University and is currently edited by Roman Horváth (Editor-in-Chief), and Senior editors: Jarko Fidrmuc (Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen), Martin Fukač (New Zealand Treasury), Evžen Kočenda (CERGE-EI), Ondřej Schneider (IES, IIF), and Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg). 

03/11/2014 - The new issue (5/14) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance

The new issue (5/14) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance has been released
and brings the following papers

  • Risk-Return Convergence in CEE Stock Markets: Structural Breaks and Market
    Volatility -  Štefan LYÓCSA, Eduard BAUMÖHL
  • Capital Income Taxation and Risk-Taking under Prospect Theory: The
    Continuous Distribution Case - Jaroslava HLOUSKOVA, Jana MIKOCZIOVA, Rudolf SIVAK, Peter TSIGARIS
  • Housing Wealth Effect on Personal Consumption: Empirical Evidence fromEuropean Post-Transition
    Economies - Anita ČEH ČASNI
  • An Empirical Analysis of Welfare Dependence in the Czech Republic - Martin GUZI
     

The journal is published by Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University and is currently
edited by Roman Horváth (Editor-in-Chief), and Senior editors: Jarko Fidrmuc (Zeppelin
University, Friedrichshafen), Martin Fukač (New Zealand Treasury), Evžen Kočenda
(CERGE-EI), Ondřej Schneider (IES, IIF), and Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg).

08/10/2014 - Reseach and Policy Note of the CNB on the exchange rate instrument

The Czech National Bank has published a Research and Policy Note "The Exchange Rate as an Instrument at Zero Interest Rates: The Case of the Czech Republic", co-authored by economists affiliated with the IES (T. Holub and in memoriam also K. Šmídková). The study is recommended especially (but not exclusively) to the students of Monetary Economics.

08/10/2014 - Dissertation Pre-defense of Tomas Sedlacek

Dissertation Pre-defense of Tomas Sedlacek will take place on Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 5:30 pm in room 314. The topic is "Selected Chapters from the History of Economic Thought". All scholars and students are invited.

22/09/2014 - Open Day at the Institute of Economic Studies

We would like to cordially invite you to the IES Open Day of the English degree Bachelor programme of Economics and Finance (BEF) held on September 22, 2014. You will have an opportunity to meet the faculty members and current students and ask questions about studies at the IES.

We are looking forward to your visit of our Institute in Opletalova street 26, Prague 1.

Detailed program of the IES Open Day is available here.

You can also find useful information about studies at the IES at Admissions web page.

09/06/2014 - A new issue (3/14) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance

The new issue (3/14) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance has been released and brings the following papers

The journal is published by Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University and is currently edited by Roman Horváth (Editor-in-Chief), and Senior editors: Jarko Fidrmuc (Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen), Martin Fukač (New Zealand Treasury), Ondřej Schneider (IES, IIF), and Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg).

07/03/2014 - The results from course evaluation are published

Dear colleagues, dear students. The results of the evaluation (courses from winter semester) are available at the web page: http://hodnocenikurzu.fsv.cuni.cz/index_en.php. Thanks all for their help. Petr Soukup

07/02/2014 - The new issue (1/14) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance

The new issue (1/14) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance has been released and brings the following papers

The journal is published by Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University and is currently edited by Roman Horváth (Editor-in-Chief), Jarko Fidrmuc (Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen), Martin Fukač (IMF), Ondřej Schneider (IES, IIF), Tomáš Tichý (VSB-TU) and Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg).

23/01/2014 - DART – Doctoral Program in Accounting, Reporting, and Taxation

DART is a doctoral program in the area of accounting, reporting, and taxation with a focus on economics-based research, applying quantitative research methods and modeling. It is located in Graz and Vienna, Austria, and is a joint PhD program of three major Austrian Universities. The program is fully taught in English and covers all major fields of accounting: financial accounting, management accounting, auditing, taxation, and corporate governance. DART offers a stimulating learning and research environment and provides financial support to outstanding students from around the world who seek a career in leading academic institutions. Full applications should be received by 31 March 2014. Find more at: http://www.dart.ac.at.

17/01/2014 - Invitation to the CFA Society Czech Republic Candidate Mixer 2014.

Invitation to the CFA Society Czech Republic Candidate Mixer 2014. Learn about the CFA Program and talk to CFA Charterholders about their experience from studying the CFA Program and how the CFA Program enhanced their career. Network with other CFA Candidates and the CFA Society Czech Republic! Register for this event here http://www.amiando.com/EOMEIYG.html

Please take a few minutes of your time and complete the Forecasting Survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FD2014VIPCZ?c=VC0055AE6C. The surveys’ result will be presented at the CFA Society Forecasting Dinner on 13 February 2014. Other respondent groups that are taking part in the survey are: the Forecasting Dinner’s invited guests and readers of economy.cz/ihned.cz and the Fleet Sheet’s Final Word bulletin. The survey closes on Friday, January 24.

16/12/2013 - The new issue (6/13) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance

 The new issue (6/13) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance has been released and brings the following papers

06/11/2013 - The new issue (5/13) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance

The new issue (5/13) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance has been released and brings the following papers

 The journal is published by Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University and is currently edited by Roman Horváth (Editor-in-Chief), Jarko Fidrmuc (Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen), Martin Fukač (IMF), Ondřej Schneider (IES, IIF), Tomáš Tichý (VSB-TU) and Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg). 

24/09/2013 - The results of the evaluation are published

The results of the evaluation of the courses (summer semester 2012/2013) are available at http://hodnocenikurzu.fsv.cuni.cz/ together with comparable results from last year.
Thank you for taking part.
Petr Soukup

13/09/2013 - Learn basic Chinese through English

This academic year, within the Lifelong Education Programme, the FSV UK  is opening another Chinese language course . It will be taught by Mr. Li Linping from the Confucius Institute of Palacky University in Olomouc. The classes will take place in room 601 of the Opletalova FSV building, on Fridays from 9:30 to 12:20 (lower-intermediate students from last academic year) and 12:30 to 15:20 (new beginners). The course is intended to last four terms. Please see this academic year's  syllabi on the SIS, codes JLB049 and JLB051.
FSV students enrolled in programmes offered in foreign languages who cover their own tuition are exempt from the course  payment in accordance with the Regulations of Lifelong Education of Charles University. The tuition for other participants amounts to 5,200CZK per 2 semesters.  Registration has to be confirmed  and participants notified via email by the course coordinator. Payments have to be transferred onto the FSV by October 4th. Please print the name of the course participant in the “zpráva pro příjemce“ / 'indication note for the recipient' field, and bring the document certifying the payment to the teacher in the first session.
FSV students  can apply through the SIS. Faculty and staff can apply via email at mistrova@fsv.cuni.cz. 
Please see the provision of the FSV Dean regarding this course at http://intranet.fsv.cuni.cz/FSVINT-2299.html, at the foot of the page.

30/08/2013 - A new issue (4/13) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance

A new issue (4/13) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance has been released and brings the following papers:

11/07/2013 - A new issue (3/13) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance

A new issue (3/13) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance has been released and brings the following papers

The journal is published by Charles University and is currently edited by Ondřej Schneider (Editor-in-Chief; IES, IIF), Roman Horváth (Deputy Editor-in-Chief, IES), Martin Fukač (IMF), Tomáš Tichý (VSB-TU) and Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg).

17/05/2013 - A new issue (2/13) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance

 A new issue (2/13) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance has been released and brings the following papers

 The journal is published by Charles University and is currently edited by Ondřej Schneider (Editor-in-Chief; IES, IIF), Roman Horváth (Deputy Editor-in-Chief, IES), Martin Fukač (IMF), Tomáš Tichý (VSB-TU) and Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg).

24/04/2013 - Rector's Day UK - an error in the schedule FSV

Dear teacher, dear students, in FSV schedule for this academic year was a mistake and rector´s day was reported on Wednesday, the May 15th. It should correctly be shown to take place on Thursday, the May 16th. On Wednesday, the May 15th, therefore, lectures will be properly taught. Courses of rector´s day can be substituted on Thursday in the designated week. I apologize for the error.
Petr Soukup, Associate Dean for Student Affairs

17/04/2013 - Move On An event for women Saturday, 18 May - 18.00

What can I expect from strategy consultancy? How can woman grow further and have a challenging and rewarding career?
If you want to know the answers to these questions and learn about the importance of women in leadership, come and join this special BCG event. Top Czech businesswomen from across industries will participate in the event as well.
A relaxed atmosphere is guaranteed by a live concert of Andrea Bocelli and dinner at the O2 Arena.
Submit your CV and cover letter by email to vcelakova.daniela@bcg.com  by Friday, 10 May.

26/03/2013 - CRACK THE CASE, Interview Training Workshop April 19, 2013 • 14:00–18:00

As the world’s leading advisor on business strategy we create lasting value for our customers around the world.
Come to our four-hour case session and gain a competitive advantage by learning how to excel at case study-style interviews. Learn interview tips from our experienced consultants and resolve specific case questions. Do not miss this oportunity to practise your interview skills and find out how BCG challenges your mind and helps you grow further.
Submit your CV and cover letter by email to vcelakova.daniela@bcg.com by Friday, 12 April.
Selected participants will be notified by e-mail by Tuesday, April 16.
We look forward to receiving your application!

26/03/2013 - BOSTON TEA PARTY, Opportunities for your personal growth April 9, 2013 • 18:00

Do you want to discover unparalleled opportunities for your personal growth? The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is the world’s leading advisor on business strategy and the pioneer of strategy consulting. BCG is growing, and our growth creates a path for yours. Join our Boston Tea Party to meet experienced BCG consultants and get answers to your questions. This event is open to all students. Refreshments will be served at the reception.
Register by email to vcelakova.daniela@bcg.com by Friday, 5 April.
Location will be sent to participants closer to the date.
We look forward to meeting you in person!

08/03/2013 - A new issue (1/13) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance

A new issue (1/13) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance has been released and brings the following papers

The journal is published by Charles University and is currently edited by Ondřej Schneider (Editor-in-Chief; IES, IIF), Roman Horváth (Deputy Editor-in-Chief, IES), Martin Fukač (IMF), Tomáš Tichý (VSB-TU) and Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg).

21/01/2013 - BCG Corporate Finance Workshop, 9 - 10 March 2013, Paris - A deep dive into M&A

Together with BCG consultants and 50 students from top European universities, you will discover the full extent of mergers and acquisitions. Based on a real BCG project, you will gain insight into a real-life transaction and have the opportunity to apply the knowledge you have acquired so far in a broader corporate finance context.
You will analyze the strategic rationale of the deal, assess the target company, quantify the potential synergies, and structure the execution of the transaction. Along the way, you will learn the methodologies and approach of the world's leading strategy consultancy and face new challenges that will allow you to grow further.
We are seeking high-caliber university students who are studying finance, economics, business, or similarly quantitative subjects to attend the workshop.
Application deadline:  10 February 2013  at http://apply.bcg.com/cf-workshop2013

02/01/2013 - A new issue (6/12) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance

 A new issue (6/12) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance has been released and brings the following papers :
Is the U.S. Fed Voting Record Informative about Future Monetary Policy? 
Roman HORVÁTH, Kateřina ŠMÍDKOVÁ, Jan ZÁPAL
Time-Varying Betas of Banking Sectors
Tomáš ADAM, Soňa BENECKÁ, Ivo JÁNSKÝ
Are Market Center Trading Cost Measures Reliable?
Ryan GARVEY, Fei WU
The Role of Fees in Pension Fund Performance. Evidence from Spain  
Mercedes ALDA, Luis FERRUZ
The journal is published by Charles University and is currently edited by Ondřej Schneider (Editor-in-Chief; IES, IIF), Roman Horváth (Deputy Editor-in-Chief, IES), Martin Fukač (IMF), Tomáš Tichý (VSB-TU) and Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg).

19/11/2012 - A new issue (5/12) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance

 A new issue (5/12) of the Czech Journal of Economics and Finance has been released and brings the following papers (http://journal.fsv.cuni.cz/mag/issue/current/ :
 Do Confidence Indicators Help Predict Economic Activity? The Case of the Czech Republic
Roman Horváth
Monetary Policy Implications of Financial Frictions in the Czech Republic
Jakub RYŠÁNEK, Jaromír TONNER, Stanislav TVRZ, Osvald VAŠÍČEK
Nonparametric Verification of GARCH-Class Models for Selected Polish Exchange Rates and Stock Indices
Piotr FISZEDER, Witold ORZESZKO
 Time-Varying Risk Premium in the Czech Capital Market: Did the Market Experience a Structural Shock in 2008–2009?
Vít POŠTA
The journal is published by Charles University and is currently edited by O. Schneider (editor in chief; IES, IIF), A. Bulíř (IMF), R. Horváth (IES)  and T. Tichý (VSB).

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