Ing. Jan Čapek, Ph.D.

Assistant professor, Department of Economics


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Lipová 507/41a
602 00 Brno

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Curriculum Vitae

Person-Related Identification Information
  • Jan Čapek
Department
  • Masaryk University
    Faculty of Economics and Administration
    Department of Economics
    Lipová 41a
    602 00 Brno
Employment - Position
  • Assistant Professor
Education and Academic Qualifications
  • 2012: Ph.D., MU, Faculty of Economics and Administration
    Ph.D. Thesis: Structural changes in the Czech economy: a DSGE model approach
    Supervisor: prof. Ing. Osvald Vašíček, CSc.
  • 2004: Ing., MU, Faculty of Economics and Administration
    Master Thesis: Forward-looking monetary macroeconomic model
    Supervisor: doc. Ing. Osvald Vašíček, CSc.
Employment
  • 2013-now: Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, MU
  • 2008-2012: Assistant, Department of Economics, MU
  • 2006-2011: Research Assistant, Research Centre for Competitiveness of Czech Economy, MU
  • 2008: Assistant, Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, MU
Teaching Activities
  • Macroeconomics I and II (English, Czech)
  • Time series analysis
  • Microeconomics I a II
  • Basics of Econometrics
  • Applications of economical mathematical models
  • Economic-mathematical methods I and II
    Membership in committees for state final exams:
  • Bachelor's Degree Programs: Economic Policy, Public Economics and Administration, Economics and Management of Non-Profit Organizations, Regional Development and Administration, Regional Development and Tourism, Finance, Finance and Law, Business Economics and Management, Business Informatics, Economics
  • Master's Degree Programs: Economics, Economic Policy, Economic Policy and International Relations, Public Economics and Administration (Administration Publique), Regional Development and Administration, Finance, Business Economics and Management, Business Informatics, Mathematical and Statistical Methods in Economics
Scientific and Research Activities
  • Monetary DSGE Models, Sensitivity Analysis, Macroeconomic Data, Structural Changes, Fiscal and Monetary Policy, Bayesian Averaging
Akademické stáže, studijní nebo pracovní pobyty
  • 2015: Guildford, UK, University of Surrey, summer school The Science and Art of DSGE Modelling, Tom Holden, Paul Levine
  • 2013: Budapest, Maďarsko, Magyar Nemzeti Bank, summer school Time Series Methods, Fabio Canova
  • 2009: Ispra, Itálie, Joint Research Centre under European Comission, workshop Sensitivity Analysis, Marco Ratto
  • 2018/10/16 – 2018/12/21: Vienna University of Economics and Business, Wien, Other programs, AUT
    • GA17-14263S
University Activities
  • 2021-2023:On the time-varying predictive ability of theoretical and empirical macroeconomic models
    GA ČR 21-10562S (principal investigator J. Crespo Cuaresma), team member and coordinator of international team (AT, CZ)
  • 2017-2019: Dynamic forecast averaging of macroeconomic models
    GA ČR 17-14263S (principal investigator J. Crespo Cuaresma), team member and coordinator of international team (AT, CZ, HU)
  • 2017 Quantitative analysis of economic behavior and economic policy
    MUNI/A/0943/2016 (principal investigator A. Slaný), team member
  • 2016 Macroeconomic analysis of economic behavior and economic policy with quantitative methods
    MUNI/A/1049/2015 (principal investigator A. Slaný), team member
  • 2015 Analysis of the behavior of the economy during the business cycle using dynamic macroeconomic models
    MUNI/A/1121/2014 (principal investigator M. Slanicay), team member
  • 2014 Analysis of the behavior of the economy during the business cycle using dynamic models
    MUNI/A/0775/2013 (principal investigator M. Slanicay), team member
  • 2012 Analysis of development of the economy and economic policy during the global crisis: DSGE models of small open economies with financial frictions and frictions in the labor market
    MUNI/A/0780/2011 (principal investigator O. Vašíček), team member
  • 2010-2011: Analysis and forecast of economic policy during recession: models of small, open, inflation targeted economies
    MUNI/A/0943/2009 (principal investigator O. Vašíček), team member
  • 2005-2008:Monetary policy and macroeconomic stabilization: identification and application of general equilibrium models
    GA ČR 402/05/2172 (principal investigator O. Vašíček), research assistant
  • 2003-2005:Effects of monetary policy and exogenous shocks on a small open economy
    GA ČR 402/02/0393 (principal investigator O. Vašíček), research assistant
Awards Related to Science and Research
  • 2010: Dean's Award for paper Comparing the fit of New Keynesian DSGE models
  • 2010: Best paper of the conference MEKON '10 for Comparing the fit of New Keynesian DSGE models
  • 2004: Dean's Award for Best Diploma Thesis
Major Publications
  • ČAPEK, Jan a Jesús CRESPO CUARESMA. We just estimated twenty million fiscal multipliers. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. 2020, roč. 82, č. 3, s. 483-502. ISSN 0305-9049. doi:10.1111/obes.12351. URL info
  • ČAPEK, Jan. Structural Changes in the Czech Economy: a DSGE Model Approach. Prague Economic Papers : Quarterly Journal of Economic Theory and Policy. Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze, 2016, roč. 25, č. 1, s. 37-52. ISSN 1210-0455. doi:10.18267/j.pep.535. URL info
  • ČAPEK, Jan. Kam se poděla inflace? In Trade-off. 2016. s. 74-79. info
  • SLANICAY, Martin, Jan ČAPEK a Miroslav HLOUŠEK. SOME NOTES ON PROBLEMATIC ISSUES IN DSGE MODELS. Economic Annals. 2016, LXI, č. 210, s. 79-100. ISSN 0013-3264. doi:10.2298/EKA1610079S. URL info
  • ČAPEK, Jan. Estimating DSGE model parameters in a small open economy: Do real-time data matter? Národohospodářský obzor. Masarykova univerzita, 2015, roč. 15, č. 1, s. 89-114. ISSN 1213-2446. doi:10.1515/revecp-2015-0001. URL info
  • ČAPEK, Jan. Historical Analysis of Monetary Policy Reaction Functions: Do Real-Time Data Matter? Finance a úvěr. Datakonekt, 2014, roč. 64, č. 6, s. 457-475. ISSN 0015-1920. URL info
  • ČAPEK, Jan. Real-time versus revised Czech data: a DSGE analysis. In Proceedings of 31th International Conference Mathematical Methods in Economics. 1. vyd. Jihlava: College of Polytechnics Jihlava, 2013. s. 107-112. ISBN 978-80-87035-76-4. info
  • ČAPEK, Jan. Comparison of recursive parameter estimation and non-linear filtration. In Ramík, J., Stavárek, D. Proceedings of 30th International Conference Mathematical Methods in Economics. 1. vyd. Karviná: Silesian University, School of Business Administration, 2012. s. 85-90. ISBN 978-80-7248-779-0. info
  • ČAPEK, Jan. Changes in the behavior of economies in a DSGE model in the course of time. In Dlouhy, M; Skocdopolova, V. Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Economics 2011. 1. vyd. Praha: PROFESSIONAL PUBLISHING, 2011. s. 94-100. ISBN 978-80-7431-058-4. info
  • ČAPEK, Jan. Comparing the fit of New Keynesian DSGE models. Ekonomická revue. Ostrava: VŠB - Technická univerzita Ostrava, 2010, roč. 13, č. 4, s. 207-218. ISSN 1212-3951. URL info
  • ČAPEK, Jan. Mezera výstupu v ČR: oficiální a neoficiální odhady. Národohospodářský obzor. Brno: ESF MU Brno, 2007, roč. 2007, č. 4, 10 s. ISSN 1213-2446. URL info

2022/02/08

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