Mgr. Barbara Pertold-Gebicka M.A., Ph.D.
Students interested in writing an empirical thesis are invited to contact me by e-mail in order to discuss specific topics. Below I present some general inspirations: (1) Applied topics using econometric analysis - analysis of crime level/ happiness/ public spendings (e.g. measuring the local effects of amnesty) etc. - estimation of demand elasticity - influence of institutions on country performance - etc. (2) Labor economics -Measuring and explaining the extent of occupation gender segregation -Experimental investigation of discrimination of mothers in the labor market - studies using the European Union Labour Force Survey microdata or the Structure of Earnings and Living Conditions microdata (analyzing unemployment duration, occupational sorting, marriage patterns, fertility, happiness, political preferences etc.) - discrimination in the labor market (gender/racial) - regional differences in employment structure (are there typically "female" regions? are there typically "uneducated" regions?) - influence of labor market institutions (e.g. minimum wage settings, employment protection legislation) on unemployment - etc. (4) Economics of education - modeling educational choices of Czech youth - analyzing cross-country differences in educational attainment - etc. (3) Family economics - Estimation of the optimal length of maternity leave - Experimental investigation of discrimination of mothers in the labor market - female employment across European countries - does institutional setup matter? - division of work within families - etc.
doc. PhDr. Adam Geršl Ph.D.
Explaining credit developments in emerging markets Sustainable credit levels in emerging markets FX lending and credit cycle Cross-border bank lending to emerging markets: do banks arbitrage away national prudential policies? Has banking supervision and regulation become better after the global financial crisis? Assessing the soundness of banking systems Macroprudential policy, its instruments and their calibration Communication of stress test results by central banks Communication of macroprudential policy Macroprudential policymaking: an institutional view Optimal macroprudential policy in a currency union Exploring the link between credit risk and loan-to-value/debt-service-to-income ratios Early warning systems for emerging markets
doc. PhDr. Martin Gregor Ph.D.
I will happily supervise undergraduate and Master theses in economics and finance in the following broad areas: • applied microeconomic theory: information economics, especially currently active topics in information economics (markets with expertise, advisors, Bayesian persuasion, information design, strategic communication) • management and governance: decision-making in corporations and organizations and agency issues (contracting, decentralization, delegation, communication, voting, committees, performance schemes), including models of economic policy-making • corporate finance: corporate governance (boards, executive networks, proxy advisors, shareholder voting, shareholder coalitions, shareholder heterogeneity especially with respect to ESG, ownership structures, large and minority shareholders), financial contracting (esp. venture capital and private equity), selected topics in accounting and economics (reporting and governance, ratings) • political finance: corporate lobbying, political connections • industrial organization: certifications, CSR, topics in digital IO I am working as an applied theorist but I am happy to supervise empirical projects as long as the research design is credible enough.
PhDr. Lenka Šťastná Ph.D.
Topics from following fields are welcome: Efficiency analysis (DEA, SFA, FDH) Local public finance Spatial economics
Mgr. Petr Hanzlík
I welcome any topic regarding banking, role of the financial system in the economy, banking and financial regulation, central banks and their policies, monetary policy or financial stability.
prof. PhDr. Tomáš Havránek Ph.D.
Please write your thesis in English and use LaTeX. For current topics see the Student Information System, but I also welcome your own topics in meta-analysis (especially publication bias), international economics (trade and FDI), monetary economics (transmission of monetary policy shocks), and energy economics (demand for energy and issues related to social cost of carbon). Send me your grade point average from bachelor and master studies.
If you are interested in meta-analysis, please first look at my recent papers on the topic:
- Zigraiova Diana, Tomas Havranek, Zuzana Irsova, & Jiri Novak (2021), "How Puzzling Is the Forward Premium Puzzle? A Meta-Analysis." European Economic Review 134, 103714.
- Matousek Jindrich, Tomas Havranek, & Zuzana Irsova (2022), "Individual Discount Rates: A Meta-Analysis of Experimental Evidence." Experimental Economics, forthcoming.
- Gechert Sebastian, Tomas Havranek, Zuzana Irsova, & Dominika Kolcunova (2022), "Measuring Capital-Labor Substitution: The Importance of Method Choices and Publication Bias." Review of Economic Dynamics, forthcoming
Ing. Arshad Hayat MA. MSc. Ph.D.
– Topics on FDI, Economic Growth, Natural resources and economic growth; Endogenous growth model; Gravity model of international trade
PhDr. Hana Hejlová Ph.D.
Topics on determinants and dynamics of house prices, e.g.: Relationship between Prices of Housing and those of Alternative Investment Opportunities Regional Determinants of Housing Affordability in the Czech Republic
prof. RNDr. Jiří Hlaváček CSc.
Mikroekonomie altruismu Ekonomická racionalita donátora Morální hazard a nepříznivý výběr
PhDr. Michal Hlaváček Ph.D.
Determinanty růstu cen rezidenčních nemovitostí v zemích CEEC; ekonometrické modelování (více možných sub témat- role deregulace, income effect, provázanost s růstem úvěrů na bydlení....) Vyhodnocení úspěšnosti inflačního cílení v ČR Inflační cílení coby nástroj disinflace (mezinárodní studie) Odhady fiskálních multiplikátorů pro různé typy výdajů a daní +jakékoli téma po domluvě
Ing. Monika Hollmannová
Právní úprava a metodika účtování cenných papírů ECONOMIC COMMUNITIES Equal Opportunities for Men ned Women (Equal pay for equal work of the same effort)
doc. Mgr. Tomáš Holub Ph.D.
prof. Roman Horváth Ph.D.
Empirical investigations in the following broadly defined areas are welcomed. 1) Central banking 2) Financial stability 3) Financial development 4) Natural resource curse 5) Wealth inequality More specific suggestions I am willing to supervise are listed below: What determines financial inclusion around the globe? Does financial development promote growth only in countries with high quality institutions? Can macroprudential policies curb house price booms? International evidence Financial development and wealth inequality: Panel data evidence Natural catastrophes and access to finance
Mgr. Martin Hrdý
Early Warning Systems in the Insurance industry
Mgr. Martin Hronec
I welcome any topic related to the field of empirical asset pricing, portfolio selection or machine learning (in case of interesting datasets). Only theses written in English and LaTeX are to be supervised.
Mgr. Kateřina Chadimová
Topics related to behavioral and experimental economics. Students are welcome to specify the topic on their own.
Radovan Chalupka Ph.D.
company valuation / health economics: - return on invested capital analysis and the impact on economic value of an enterprise - valuation in life sciences - economic evaluation of health technologies - other topics possible
PhDr. Mgr. Jana Gutiérrez Chvalkovská
1) Regulatory Impact Assessment in the Czech Republic and in the EU 2) Public Procurement in the Czech Republic – critical analysis of the tendering mechanisms 3) Economic evaluation of regulatory acts (e.g. Insolvency Act, Public Procurement Act, etc.)
doc. PhDr. Julie Chytilová Ph.D.
Topics in applied microeconomics (for guidelines and suggested topics see the file attached at the bottom of this webpage)
1-Inflation Targeting 2-Monetary Transmission Mechanisms 3-Central Bank Independence 4-FX rate policies
doc. PhDr. Zuzana Havránková Ph.D.
For current topics see the Student Information System, but I also welcome your own topics in international, financial, and energy economics; especially those related to meta-analysis/publication bias. Please write your thesis in English and use LaTeX.
Ilgar Ismayilov M.A.
Macroeconomics, Fiscal policy, Time Series Econometrics
Mgr. Kristýna Ivanková
Topics from macroeconomics and econometrics with focus on the underlying mathematical and statistical theories (subject to agreement)
doc. PhDr. Ing. Ing. Petr Jakubík Ph.D. Ph.D.
New challenges to financial regulation and supervision Stress testing of financial sector Macroprudential supervision and regulation Macro-prudential quantitative framework in inusrance Macro-prudential instruments and policy Macro-prudential elements of Solvency II
Mgr. Lukáš Janásek
I will be happy to supervise topics with an application of machine learning and deep (reinforcement) learning in economic modeling or topics related to the active acquisition of information. I strongly prefer theses written in English and LaTeX.
prof. Ing. Karel Janda M.A., Dr., Ph.D.
(I supervise only theses written in English) Optimal Debt Contracts Asymmetric Information Approach to Credit Derivatives Game Theory Analysis of Options Bankruptcy Soft budget constraint. Consumer demand systems: microeconomic theory and empirical econometric application. Beer - a production analysis of production and profitability of beverage industry with emphasize on beer: microeconomic theory and econometric application. Intra-industry trade: theory and empirical econometric applications. The economic analysis of Czech Fund PGRLF (=Podpůrný a garanční rolnický a lesnický fond). Signalling by capacity: microeconomic theory, case study, applied econometrics. Auctions - microeconomics theory and empirical econometric estimations. Signalling and underutilization of import quotas: microeconomic theory and case studies. Goverment supported institutions providing credit guarantees and supports (for example Czech EGAP, CMZRB, CEB, PGRLF) Microcredit and microfinance(Microcredit is the extension of small loans to entrepreneurs too poor to qualify for traditional bank loans.) Economics of biofuels. Economics of solar energy and other topics related to energy security. Merit order price effect for renewable energy sources Green financing in Czech banks Green financing in Slovak banks Green financing in European banks Climate-related risk and financial stability Green bonds Green shares Financing Green Deal – descriptive analysis of available public and private financial sources for supporting EU Green Deal . Creating explicit list of public and private sources of subsidies, loans, credits. The analysis will identify areas which may be supported by subsidies and areas which may be supported by commercial (bank) financing (bank credit, guarantees, but also equity provision). The analysis will be based on statistical data, annual financial reports of banks and other financial and supporting institutions. Modelling of financial impacts of Green Deal Pricing green house gases - using financial engineering tools for pricing of green house gases and related financial instruments Environmental taxes and subsidies Influence of Green Deal on investment and financing decisions of private firms – use of different types of investment decisions under the Green Deal conditions or evaluation of different real-life investment projects from the point of view of the question How Green Deal conditions (for example ETS trading) influence investment decisions of private firms? Financing green projects Pricing of EU ETS (Emission Trading System) Financing biodiversity Financing climate change adaptation Financing climate change mitigation Financing sustainable agriculture Insurance and climate change Environmentally harmful finances
PhDr. Radek Janhuba M.A., Ph.D.
Topics on sports economics Topics of applied microeconomics
Tomáš Janotík MSc.
Economic Aspects of Blood Donation Time-inconsistent Preferences and Procrastination Is Economics Performative? The Role of Think-tanks in Most Recent Czech/Slovak History and Their Impact on Economic Policy (you are more than welcome to specify your own topic)
doc. Petr Janský Ph.D.
I am ready to consider supervising your thesis - do not hesitate to get in touch. Please have a look at my recent publications to see whether we have shared research interests.
Empirical banking, Macro-Finance
Martin Kábrt MSc.
Please feel free to get in touch. At present, I welcome topics related to European economic integration, international trade, monetary policy, international finance, macrofinancial linkages or similar.
Mgr. Roman Kalabiška
Topics regarding real estate markets and fiscal policy. Other topics in macroeconomics are possible upon agreement.
PhDr. Jiří Kameníček CSc.
1. Vyplatí se v ČR investovat do vlastního lidského kapitálu? (Pokus o porovnání výnosů ze vzdělání podle pracovních míst a oborů zaměstnání.) 2. GLOBALIZACE. Komparativní (případně též absolutní) výhody a nevýhody jejích aktérů a účastníků. Které následky globalizace ohrožují investice do lidského kapitálu, které následky globalizace naopak podněcují k investování do lidského kapitálu. Lze odhadovat výsledné efekty?
RNDr. Vlasta Kaňková CSc.
1995 -- Úlohy stochastického programování za neurčitosti -- aplikace na ekonomické úlohy, MFF UK, 1997 -- Ověření rychlosti konvergence empirických odhadů v úloze stochastického programování pomocí simulace, MFF UK, 1999 -- Úlohy stochastického programování za neurčitosti -- aplikace na problematiku nezaměstnaných, MFF UK, 2001-- Úlohy stochastického nelineárního programování -- aplikace na sociální problematiku, MFF UK, 2 001Stabilita a odhady v úlohách stochastického programování (Speciální případy), MFF UK, 2002 -- Vícekriteriální optimalizace a stochastické programování, MFF UK, 2003 -- Asymptotické vlastnosti v úulohách stochastického programování, MFF UK
Mgr. Klára Kantová
I am happy to consider supervising theses on labour and behavioral economics, or any topic in the field of applied microeconometrics. Also, I am open to supervise researches on sport and nutrition. Theses in English and Latex are strongly preferred. If you are interested, do not hesitate to contact me by an e-mail.
Ing. Irena Kemény
akademický rok 2002/2003: Tereza Holovková: Komparace nepřímých daní v České republice a Evropské unii. Ondřej Svoboda: Mezinárodní daňové plánování. Lukáš Vorel: Daň z příjmu neziskových organizací. Jakub Šubrt: Franchising. akademický rok 2003/2004: Antonín Bušta: What after Enron new atitude fo corporate reporting.
PhDr. Tomáš Klinger Ph.D.
Machine learning, Applied data science, Marketing and risk analytics
Diana Kmeťková MSc.
I will be happy to consider supervising theses on topics related to Environmental Economics, particularly within the field of Sustainable Diets, Agricultural Economics, Circular Economy or Epidemiology. Only theses written in English and LaTeX are to be supervised.
prof. Ing. Evžen Kočenda M.A., Ph.D., DSc.
Prospective students are encouraged to suggest their own topics – a final topic will be selected based on consultation. Applied topics linking economics and finance are very welcome. Theses in English are supervised and have to include an econometric analysis. Topics below serve as suggestions but do not limit the area of supervision – please, see my homepage (research section) for more ideas on potential topics and area of supervision. Topics related to transfer of information on financial markets (news, announcements, verbal interventions etc.) Topics related to inflation (persistence, convergence, targeting, etc.) Topics related to exchange rates (regimes/arrangements, interventions, current account, fluctuations, risk, Eurozone, etc.) Topic related to volatility on financial markets (transmission, asymmetries, contagion, spillovers, jumps, etc.) Topics related to corporate finance (firm performance, efficiency, links to ownership structures, links to privatization, links to market and firms’ characteristics, etc.)
Daniel Kolář MSc.
I welcome topics related to wealth inequality. Theses are to be written in English and LaTeX.