Scientists from ECON MUNI accepted the Dean's Awards
The best researchers from ECON MUNI received the Dean's Awards on Monday, 18 September. The ceremony took place at the annual assembly of the academic community.
Bára Karlínová won the Dean's Award for Outstanding Dissertation Thesis defended in 2022. The thesis is entitled The Value of Travel Time.
The Dean's Award for the Best Result with Social Relevance was awarded to Michal Kvasnička for the creation of a unique software that helps police officers detect the locations of frequent traffic accidents. The award was financially supported by the faculty’s partners.
Dominika Tóthová won the Dean's Award for Young Scientists up to 35 Years of Age for her article Measuring the environmental sustainability of 2030 Agenda implementation in EU countries: how do different assessment methods affect results? published in the Journal of Environmental Management.
Dagmar Vágnerová Linnertová received the Dean's Prize for Science Popularisation. She has long been systematically involved in popularisation activities such as lectures at secondary schools, media appearances, organisation of the Wealth of the Earth competition and the Economic Olympiad for primary and secondary schools.
The Dean's Award for Innovation in Teaching went to Libor Žídek for the successful use of KvIS in the teaching of Macroeconomics I, which led to an increase in the regular participation of students in lectures and their interaction with teachers. The award was financially supported by the faculty’s partners.
Seven researchers were awarded the Dean's Special Recognition for Outstanding Publication. The first of them is Zuzana Gric, who received the award for her article The power of sentiment: irrational beliefs of households and consumer loan dynamics. It was published in the Journal of Financial Stability and co-authored by Dominika Ehrenberger and Martin Hodula.
Oleg Deev and Tomáš Plíhal received the Dean's Special Recognition for their article How to calm down the markets? The effects of COVID-19 economic policy responses on financial market uncertainty published in Research in International Business and Finance.
The Dean's Special Recognition for Outstanding Publication was also awarded to Tommaso Reggiani for his article Broadband Internet and social capital published in the Journal of Public Economics. It was co-authored by Andrea Geraci, Mattia Nardotto and Fabio Santini.
Jakub Procházka received the Dean's Special Recognition for his article Pain as Social Glue: A Preregistered Direct Replication of Experiment 2 of Bastian et. al. Al. (2014), co-authored with Katarína Parilaková, Patrik Rudolf, Vojtěch Bruk, Rút Jungwirthová, Sára Fejtová, Radomír Masaryk and Martin Vaculík. It was published in the journal Psychological Science.
The Dean's Special Recognition for the publication Institutional factors determining costs of municipal waste management in the Czech Republic went to Jana Soukopová and Juraj Nemec, published by the journal Waste Management. It was co-authored by Beáta Mikušová-Meričková and Markéta Šumpíková.
The first place in the competition for the Dean's Award for the Best Publication went to Ahad Zareravasan for his article An ambidextrous approach on the business analytics-competitive advantage relationship: Exploring the moderating role of business analytics strategy published in Technological Forecasting and Social Change. It was co-authored by Amir Ashrafi.
We sincerely congratulate all the awardees!