Marek Kapička is an Associate Professor with tenure at CERGE-EI (under US permanent charter) since September 2016 (previously from September 2013 to August 2015, being an Associate Professor at UC Santa Barbara in the meantime). He is also an Assistant Professor at CERGE, Charles University, and a Researcher at the Economics Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences (holding the J. E. Purkyně Fellowship awarded by the Czech Academy of Sciences). He has been a member of the Executive and Supervisory Committee of CERGE-EI since May 2014. From September 2013 to August 2015 he served as the Deputy Director for Research of CERGE and EI. He received his M.A. in Economics from the Charles University in 1998 and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2003. In 2003, he won the Young Economist Award organized by EEA, Stockholm. He has published in journals such as Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Monetary Economics, Review of Economic Dynamics or American Economic Journal in Macroeconomics.
Macroeconomics, public finance, economic theory, contract theory