Radim Bohacek

                       PhD University of Chicago (1999 Economics) 
                       MA University of Chicago (1996 Economics),
                       MA University of Chicago (1994 History and MPPA)

                       Senior Researcher
                       Economics Institute, the Czech Academy of Sciences, and
                            the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University

                       Politickych veznu 7, 111 21  Prague 1,  Czech Republic 
                       Tel.:  (+420) 775 379 336.  Fax:  (+420) 224 211 374, 224 227 143
                       Email: radim.bohacek@cerge-ei.cz or radim.bohacek@gmail.com


Recent Publications

                      The educational gradient in life expectancy in Europe: preliminary evidence from SHARE (with Crespo, Laura, and Mira, Pedro, and Pijoan-Mas, Josep).
                      In Ageing in Europe - Supporting Policies for an Inclusive Society
. Ed. by Börsch-Supan, Axel, and Kneip, Thorsten, and Litwin, Howard, and Myck, Michal, and Weber, Guglielmo. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015. ISBN 978-3-11-044441-4.
                      A Flat Tax Reform in an Economy with Occupational Choice and Financial Frictions (with J. Zubricky), Economic Journal 2012 (122): 1313-1345 (PDF)
                      Persecution in Central Europe and its consequences on the lives of SHARE respondents (with Myck, Michal). In Börsch-Supan, A.; Brandt, M.; Hank, K.; Schröder, M. (ed.).
                      The individual and the welfare state: life histories in Europe. Heidelberg: Springer, 2011. S. 271-285. ISBN 978-3-642-17471-1.                      
                      Optimal Human Capital Policies (with Marek Kapicka) in Journal of Monetary Economics 2008 (55): 1-16 (PDF)
                      The Efficiency-Equality Tradeoff of Social Insurance in Macroeconomic Dynamics 2008 (12): 619-640 (PDF)
                      Czech Republic and Poland – the 50+ on labour markets in transition (with Myck, Michal). In Börsch-Supan, A.; Brugiavini, A.; Jürges, H.; Kapteyn, A.; Mackenbach, J.; Siegrist, J.; Weber, G. (ed.).
                      First results from the survey of health, ageing and retirements in Europe (2004-2007): starting the longitudinal dimension. Mannheim: Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging, 2008. S. 84-92. ISBN 978-3-00-024969-3.        

                      Credit Markets and the Propagation of Monetary Policy Shocks (with Hugo Rodriguez) in Journal of Money, Credit and Banking 2007 (39): 1429-1456 (PDF)
                      Financial Development with Credit Constrained Agents in Journal of Macroeconomics 2007 (29): 741-759 (PDF)
                      Financial Constraints and Entrepreneurial Investment in Journal of Monetary Economics 2006 (53): 2195-2212 (PDF)
                      Capital Accumulation in Private Information Economies in The B.E. Journals in Macroeconomics 2005 (5): 1172-1195 (PDF)

Working papers

                      Optimal Government Policies in Models with Heterogeneous Agents (with M. Kejak) (Paper PDF)
                      Economic Consequences of Political Persecution (with Michal Myck) (PDF)
                      Tertiary Educational Choices: the United States versus Europe (with M. Kapicka) (PDF)
                      Misallocation of Capital in a Model of Endogenous Financial Intermediation and Insurance (with Hugo Rodriguez-Mendizabal) (PDF)
                      A Quantitative Analysis of Educational Reforms in a Dynastic Framework (with M. Kapicka) (PDF)
                      Endogenous Fertility and Social Security Reform in a Dynastic Life-Cycle Model (with V. Belush) (PDF)
                      Numerical Methods for Comparing Efficiency and Equality in Welfare State Economies 


                      For information on the SHARE Project in the Czech Republic (Survey of Health, Ageing, and Retirement in Europe) please see www.share-project.org
                      or http://share.cerge-ei.cz in Czech.

Office Hours:  Thursdays 1:30-4:30 p.m. or by appointment