prof. RNDr. Jan Ámos Víšek CSc.


Position: Professor Emeritus
Field of interest: Robust Econometrics and Statistics
Membership: Internal, Leaders - not at IES, Macroeconomics and Econometrics


Office: 311
Email: visek [AT] fsv [DOT] cuni [DOT] cz
Phone: 732 344 585
Personal web pages:
Available: Usually Tuesday 14.30 - 16.00 but please confirm it by e-mail, may be to find some other agreement. Presentations in for econometrics can be found on There are also some other presentation, mostly from conferences.

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Organisation Memberships

International Statistical Institute (elected member), Bernoulli society, Internatinal Association for Computational Statistics, JCMF, CSS, Vedecka rada Fakulty managementu VSE v Jidrichove Hradci, Vedecka rada Fakulty informatiky a statistiky VSE, Redakcni rada AOP, Spravni rada Nadani Josefa, Marie a Zdenky Hlavkovych, Pracovcni skupina ekonomie pri Akreditacni komisi


1965 - 70 RNDr. from faculty of MF
1971 - 74 CSc. from dep. of probability theory and statistics, faculty of MF
1996 Associated professor Charles University, Faculty of MF
2007 Professor Charles University, Faculty of MF

Job history

1975 - Institute of Information Theory and Automation
AS ČR + 1995 - IES FSS Charles university (1997 - 2002 vicedean, 2003 - 2010 dean)
1991 -1992 + 1995 (09 - 12) University of Extremadura, Spain

Extra activities

1995 - 2010 Statistics and probabilityt I, II a III
1995 - 2010 Econometrics I a II
1995 - 2002 Econometrics III
1995 - 1998 Stochastic calculus for capital markets
2010 - Econometrics I
2011 - Advanced Statistics I
since 2001 - Seminar for econometricians
since 1995 - Statistical data processing

Awards and prizes

Sensitivity analysis of M-estimates,
Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 48(1996), 469-495,

was appreciated as the best paper of the Institute of Information Theory and Automation in 1996.

Combining forecasts using
the least trimmed squares,
Kybernetika, 37,(2001), 183 - 204,

was appreciated as the best paper of the Institute of Information Theory and Automation published in the journal Kybernetika in 2001.

On April 7, 2010, the rector Prof. Václan Hampl has appriciated me by Gold medal of Charles University.

Topics for supervision

Bachelor theses

Possible an agreement about any topic on robust data processing.

Master theses

Possible an agreement on a topic from robust econometrics or statistics - eithert some theoretical work (mostly a generalization of classical estimator, test, diagnostic tool etc. for the robust framework) or an extensive case or simulation study.

Supervised Bachelor theses

all/awarded: 7/3
Awarded: Bc. Magdaléna Raušová, Bc. Věra Bludská, Bc.Jakub Jeřábek

Supervised Master Theses

all/awarded: 7/3
Awarded: Mgr. Jiří Slačálek, Mgr. Martin Sommer, Mgr. Tomáš Barči

Supervised Ph.D. Theses

number: 2
Mgr. Eva Michalíková, Ph.D. (23.5.2012), PhDr. Vít Bubák, M.A., Ph.D.


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