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In Talking Economics, we discuss labour markets in developing countries with Andreas Menzel, an Associate Professor at CERGE-EI. Andreas’s research projects focus on development economics with fieldwork in Ghana, Tanzania, and Bangladesh.

In the newest episode of Talking Economics, we talk about behavioral economics with special guest, Andreas Ortmann, a professor at the University of New South Wales Business School in Sydney and a former professor and researcher at CERGE-EI.

In the ever-evolving world of financial services, Central Bank Digital Currencies emerged as a potential game-changer. While cryptocurrencies have gained popularity over the years, Central Bank Digital Currencies potentially combine the benefits of digital currencies with the stability and control of central banks.

In the most recent episode of Talking Economics, we discuss the CEE region’s economic performance with Katarzyna Rzentarzewska, our alumna and Chief CEE Macro Analyst at Erste Group, Vienna.

Do humans cooperate with one another when facing extremely low survival chances? Do pre-existing social ties increase one's chances of survival in life-and-death situations? Štěpán Jurajda discusses recent findings in Talking Economics. 

When and why do national institutions change? In Talking Economics, Katarína Stehlíková and Sebastian Ottinger look back at European history and discuss its relevance for institutional change in today’s China or Russia.

Empires, nation states, and democracies: Perspectives on the war in Ukraine is what our anchor, Katarína Stehlíková, discussed with special guest, Professor Gérard Roland, in a recent episode of Talking Economics.

The Czech labor market situation has been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and in recent months by the war in Ukraine. What are the main characteristics of the Czech labor market now? Katarína Stehlíková talks about these issues with Klára Kalíšková.

How are monetary and fiscal policy able to address the unprecedented challenges presented by the events of recent years, from the Covid pandemic to the war on Ukraine as well rising energy prices? In Talking Economics, Katarína Stehlíková and Jaroslav Borovička provide a macroeconomic look.

What are the main causes of high inflation? Will the inflation go back to lower levels? Katarína Stehlíková asked economist Dana Hájková these questions and more in the latest episode of Talking Economics, produced and recorded at CERGE-EI.

What is the difference between the main sanctions imposed on Russia now and those from 2014/2017? What is the impact? In Talking Economics, Katarína Stehlíková talks with Anna Pestova and Mikhail Mamonov on sanctions at the macro level.

“Have we learned anything new about the education system during the pandemic? And why is the economics of education becoming more important these days?” are questions host Katarína Stehlíková put to CERGE-EI’s Daniel Münich in the latest Talking Economics.