Grant detail

GACR 402/16-02392S Competitiveness and Exchange Rate: Institutions and Innovations

Principal investigator: † prof. Ing. Michal Mejstřík CSc.
Collaborators: PhDr. Jaromír Baxa Ph.D.
Mgr. Eva Michalíková
Mgr. Michal Paulus
Ing. Vilém Semerák M.A., Ph.D.
Description: The project is focused on a complex analysis of interactions between real exchange rate (RER) misalignments (under-/overvaluation), trends in international competitiveness, and economic growth. The topic was inspired by the long-term interest of the team leader and debate following studies focusing on the impact of exchange rate misalignments on GDP growth and on the non-price competitiveness factors. The project merges and extends both streams of research and shifts the attention to the institutional channel (causal mechanism behind the competitiveness-growth relationship) and also to the impacts of the results for the concepts of equilibrium exchange rates. In case of competitiveness the project focuses primarily on its usually neglected non-price component. Based on our preliminary results authors believe that they are able to contribute to further improvements of methodology of measurement of (non)price competitiveness derived from Benkovskis and Wőrz (2013), but also further refine Rodrik’s original conclusions and policy recommendations.
Participation: Ondrej Slama
Work in grant:
Web link: http://ies.fsv.cuni.cz/cs/syllab/ELBF
Finance: Grantova Agentura GACR P402/16-02392S
End date: 2018
Publications:

Cluster Approach to Institutional Distance: Middlemen Hypothesis Application

Czech Republic - The Present Situation of a Prospective Eurozone Member:Current Challenges during time of Creative Destruction

OECD Anti-Bribery Policy and Structural Differences Inside the EU

The Czech Exchange Rate Floor: Depreciation without Inflation?

What Drives the Non-price Competitiveness of the EU New Member States

Conferences:

Second World Congress of Comparative Economics

10th Conference of the Czech Economic Society

7th Annual General Conference of the European Political Science Association

Economic Challenges in Enlarged Europe 2018

Interdisciplinary Learning & Teaching Conference | Pedagogy & Practice

international congres ICPEMS

PSA 67th Annual Conference

PSA Political Methodology Group Conference

Second World Congress of Comparative Economics

Warszaw International Economic Meeting 2018

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