Štěpán Jurajda

Štěpán Jurajda

Research Fellow:
  • CERGE-EI, Prague
Research areas:
  • International wage comparisons Gender differences on the labour market and in education Order effects

Štěpán Jurajda is a Professor with tenure and a member of the Executive and Supervisory Committee of CERGE-EI (since 2004). He graduated from the Prague School of Economics in 1992 in Econometrics and Operations Research and received his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh in 1995 and 1997, respectively. In 1997, he became Assistant Professor of Economics at CERGE-EI, where he served as Deputy Director for Research during 2000-2001 and 2005-2007. During 1999-2000, he was Visiting Research Fellow at Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section. He is also affiliated with CEPR, London, and IZA, Bonn. Since Fall 2003, Mellon Endowment Professor at CERGE-EI. In 2004 he defended his habilitation in economics at the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University and received the Otto Wichterle Prize for young scientists awarded by the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. Between 2005 and 2010, a member of the Executive Committee of the European Association of Labour Economists. Since January 2009 the Director of CERGE, Charles University, and the Economics Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (EI).

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