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Dr. Jana Cahlikova

Senior Research Fellow

Phone: +49-89-24246-5252
Fax: +49-89-24246-5299
Mail: jana.cahlikova@tax.mpg.de

Room: M8.605

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Areas of Interest:

Behavioral economics, experimental economics, applied microeconomics, public economics, development economics


Academic Résumé:

Since July 2015: Senior Research Fellow at Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance

Since December 2016: Research Associate at CERGE-EI, Prague, Czech Republic

2010-04/2016: Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at CERGE-EI, Prague, Czech Republic 

04-05/2014: Visiting Ph.D. Student at the Choice Lab, Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen

2011: M.A. in Economics at CERGE-EI, Prague, Czech Republic

2010: Mgr. (M.Sc.  equivalent) in Economics at Charles University in Prague


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Academic Prizes / Honours / Memberships etc.:

Young Economist of the Year 2013, 3rd place, Czech Economics Society

Schroder Family Foundation scholarship (Fall 2011, Spring 2012 Spring 2013)

CEFRES/Komercni banka scholarship (2011-12)

CERGE-EI performance stipend (2010-14)

CERGE-EI Graduate Teaching Fellowships (2011-12)

Peer Reviewed International Journals:

Cahlikova, J. Cingl, L.  and  Levely, I. , 2019.  How stress affects performance and competitiveness across gender.  Management Science, accepted for publication


Bauer, M. Cahlikova, J. Chytilová, J.  and  Želinský, T. , 2018.  Social Contagion of Ethnic Hostility.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , 115(19), pp.  4881 -4886


Cingl, L.  and  Cahlikova, J. Risk Preferences under Acute Stress.  Experimental Economics , 20(1), pp.  209 -236


Working papers:

Chadimova, K. Cahlikova, J.  and  Cingl, L. , Foretelling what makes people pay: predicting the results of field experiments on TV fee enforcement.  Working Paper of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance No. 2019-15. 


Bauer, M. Cahlikova, J. Celik Katreniak, D. Chytilová, J. Cingl, L.  and  Želinský, T. , Anti-social behavior in groups.  Max-Planck-Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance Working Paper No. 2018-14. 


Cahlikova, J. , Study abroad experience and attitudes towards other nationalities.  CERGE-EI Working Paper Series, No. 556. 


Policy Papers:

Bauer, M. Cahlikova, J. Cingl, L. Celik Katreniak, D. Želinský, T.  and  Chytilová, J. , 2019.  The dark side of decision-making in groups: Nastiness to outsiders.  VoxEU, The CEPR Policy Portal



Political Economy (B.A. level, Anglo-American University in Prague, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2014)

International Trade (M.A. level, Anglo-American University in Prague, Fall 2012, Fall 2014)