Mgr. Lukáš Janásek


Position: Ph.D. Candidate
Field of interest: Deep Reinforcement Learning in Economics, Costly Information
Membership: Macroeconomics and Econometrics, PhD Candidates


Office: 602
Email: lukas [DOT] janasek [AT] fsv [DOT] cuni [DOT] cz
Available: Feel free to write me an email

More information

PhD study

Tutor: doc. PhDr. Jozef Baruník Ph.D.

Studying from: 2021
PhDr examination:
Final exam:
Dissertation Proposal defence:
Dissertation defence:

Current work:

Dissertation topic:
Deep Reinforcement Learning and Economic Behavior

Disertation abstract:
See my individual study plan below

Optional courses:
Quantitative Methods in Macroeconomics and Finance I



2021 - present: Ph.D; IES FSV UK; Economics and Finance
2019 - 2021: minor
2019 - 2021: Master's degree; IES FSV UK; Economics and Finance
2018: Erasmus+; University of Mannheim Department of Economics
2016 - 2019: Bachelor’s degree; IES FSV UK; Economics and Finance

Job history

Teaching Assistant:
2022/2023 WS: Advanced Econometrics

2021/2022 SS: Applied Econometrics
2021/2022 WS: Advanced Econometrics

Research Assistant:
2018: Volební Lavička

2020 - present: Data Scientist, Taran AI
2019: Intern - Data Scientist, MALL Pay

Awards and prizes

2021: Deloitte Outstanding Thesis Award for Master’s Thesis

Research profiles
ORCID, Publons

Topics for supervision

Bachelor theses

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.

Master theses

As a PhD candidate, I am primarily supervising Bachelor theses. You are encouraged to select your Master thesis supervisor from the current IES faculty. If you still want me to supervise your Master thesis, get in touch with me via email.


Individual Study Plan


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