Our international faculty
Department of Economics, CEVRO Institute; Research Fellow, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, Washington, DC.
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- Department of Economics, CEVRO Institute, 2016-
- Research Fellow, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 2015-
- Visiting Fellow, Beloff Centre, University of Buckingham, 2012-
- Economics Fellow, Institute of Economic Affairs, London, 2011-
- Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute, 2013-2015
- Research Fellow, Legatum Institute, London, 2010-2013
- King’s College London, Ph.D. Political Economy, 2014
- University of Oxford, M.Phil. Economics, distinction, 2010
- George Mason University, M.A. Economics, 2008
- Charles University in Prague, Bc. Economics, summa cum laude, 2005
Awards and Fellowships
- Adam Smith Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University, 2012-2013
- Member, Mont Pèlerin Society, 2012-
- First Prize, Sound Money Essay Contest, Atlas Economic Research Foundation, 2011
- Weidenfeld Scholarship, 2008-2010
- Hayek Fund Scholarship, 2007, 2009
- H.B. Earhart Graduate Fellowship, 2007
- First Prize, Hayek Essay Contest, Mont Pèlerin Society, 2006
- H.B. Earhart Graduate Fellowship, 2006
- First Prize, Essay Competition on Taxation and Economic Growth, Institute for Research in Economics and Fiscal Issues, Paris, 2005
Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals
- “The World is Getting Better.” Economic Affairs, forthcoming [with Marian L. Tupy]. “Dinissa Duvanova: Building Business in Post-Communist Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia: Collective Goods, Selective Incentives, and Predatory States.” [Book Review] Public Choice, Vol. 159, No. 3-4 , pp. 595-597.
- “Policy Credibility and the Political Economy of Reform: The Case of Egypt’s Commodity Subsidies.” Journal of Institutional Economics, Vol. 10, No.2, pp. 311-335.
- “Post-Communist Transition Should Not Be Misinterpreted: A Rejoinder.” Economic Affairs, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2013, pp. 389-390.
- “Religion as a Commitment Device: The Economics of Political Islam.” Kyklos, Vol. 66, No. 2, 2013, pp. 256–274.
- “What Are the Lessons from Post-Communist Transitions?” Economic Affairs, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2012, pp. 65–77.
- “Knight, Habermas and Rawls on Freedom, Personhood and Constitutional Choice.” European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2012, pp. 23-43.
- “On Economists and Garbagemen: Reflections on Šťastný (2010).” Review of Austrian Economics, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2012, pp. 173-183.
- “Towards Sound Monetary Institutions.” Economic Affairs, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2011, pp. 36-40.
- “A Look at the History of Economic Thought.” Politická ekonomie, Vol. 58, No. 1, 2010, pp. 137-141. [in Slovak]
- “Statistical Significance: A Powerful Tool or a Mischievous Myth?” Politická ekonomie, Vol. 57, No. 6, 2009, pp. 844-848. [in Slovak]
- “Emergence of Cooperation in Public Goods Problems.” Journal of Public Finance and Public Choice, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2008, pp. 47-62.
- “Praiseworthiness and Endogenous Growth.” (with D.M. Levy) Prague Economic Papers, Vol. 9, No. 3, 2009, pp. 220-234.
- “Why Did the Austro-Hungarian Empire Collapse? A Public Choice Perspective.” Constitutional Political Economy, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2009, pp. 160-176.
- “The Optimal State Aid Control: No Control.” (with M. Gregor) AUCO Czech Economic Review, Vol. 3, No.1, 2009, pp. 93-113.
- “Is the Rational Voter Just a Myth?” Politická ekonomie, Vol. 57, No. 2, 2009, pp. 163-176. [in Slovak]
- “It is by Unrule that Poland Stands - Institutions and Political Thought in the Polish-Lithuanian Republic,” Independent Review, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2008, pp. 209-224.
- “The Unanimity Rule and Religious Fractionalisation in Polish-Lithuanian Republic.” Constitutional Political Economy, Vol. 19, No. 2, 2008, pp. 111-128.
- “Evidence and Myths About Tax Competition.” New Perspectives on Political Economy, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2006, pp. 86-115.
Chapters in Books
- “Plaidoyer pour la concurrence fiscale.” [In Defense of Tax Competition] In: M. Laine and G. Hülsmann (eds). L’Homme libre: Mélanges en l’honneur de Pascal Salin/Festschrift in honour of Pascal Salin. Paris: Belles Lettres, 2006. [in French]
Dozens of policy briefs, papers and think tank publications, as well as articles, op‐eds, and book reviews in newspapers, including New York Times, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Foreign Policy, Policy Review (Hoover Institution), American Interest, and other outlets.