Dr. Jana CahlikovaSenior Research Fellow

Mail: jana.cahlikova@tax.mpg.de



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)