Mgr. Jan Mareš


Position: Junior Researcher
Field of interest: Economic Growth, Financial Markets, Econometric Modelling, Bayesian Analysis
Membership: European Economic Integration and Economic Policy, Internal, PhD Candidates


Office: 602
Email: jan [DOT] mares [AT] fsv [DOT] cuni [DOT] cz
Phone: please use e-mail
Personal web pages:
Available: by appointment

More information


JEM178 - Intermediate Macroeconomics II
JEB115 - Macroeconomics II

PhD study

Tutor: prof. Roman Horváth Ph.D.

Studying from: 2015
PhDr examination:
Final exam: 05/2018
Dissertation Proposal defence: 2/2020
Dissertation defence: expected 9/2020

Current work:
What Type of Finance Matters for Growth? Bayesian Model Averaging Evidence
Financial Development and Wealth Inequality
see also my RePEc web page

Dissertation topic:
Three Essays on The Role of Financial Development

Disertation abstract:
please see the ISP below

Optional courses:
Quantitative Methods I
Quantitative Methods II



2018 (January - April): Visiting scholar, Columbia University
2015+: Ph.D., Economics, Charles University
2012 - 2014: Mgr. (M.A. equivalent), Economics, Charles University
2012 (spring): Semester abroad, University of Otago, New Zealand
2010 (fall): Erasmus, Umeå University, Sweden
2008 - 2012: Bc. (B.A. equivalent), Economic Theories, Charles University

Job history

Teaching Assistant IES FSV UK:
2018/19 Principles of Economics II
2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19, 2019/20 Macroeconomics I
2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 Macroeconomics II

2018+: Research assistant and UNCE Research Fellow, IES FSV UK
2014-2017: Analyst, Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic
2013 (September) - 2014 (March): Intern, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
2013 (July - August): Analyst, Czech Aeroholding

Awards and prizes

2014: Dean's Award for an excellent Final State Exam performance and for an extraordinarily good master thesis
2014: IES FSV UK - ČSOB Award for the Best B.A. and M.A. Thesis on "Banking, Confidence, Finance and Data" (3rd place)

Topics for supervision

Bachelor theses

I welcome topics in macroeconomics, economic policy, and economic growth.

Master theses

see topics for bachelor theses

Supervised Master Theses

all/awarded: 1/0


Dissertation - response to the referees
ISP 2015/2016
ISP update 2016
ISP update 2017
ISP update 2018
ISP update 2019




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