doc. Mgr. Libor Dušek, Ph.D.

InSIS: doc. Mgr. Libor Dušek, Ph.D.

Office: NB 316

Phone: +420 224 095 561


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Field of professional activity

I am an economist specializing in the Economic Analysis of Law and Public Economics. I received my PhD from the University of Chicago in 2003. Before joining the Department of Institutional Economics at VSE in 2014, I worked as an Assistant Professor and Deputy Director at CERGE-EI in Prague.

Taught courses

  • 5IE561 Microeconomics III
  • 5IE562 Applied Microeconomics
  • 5IE456 Economics of Crime
  • 5IE200 Introduction to Law and Economics
  • 5IE402 Economics and the Law

Scientific publications

Selecting among Acquitted Defendants: Procedural Choice versus Selective Compensation. Comment. Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 172, No.1 (2016), pp. 134-137.

Time to punishment: The effects of a shorter criminal procedure on crime rates, International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 43, (August 2015), pp. 134-147.

The Poor or the Kids? Distributional Impacts of the Tax and Benefit System among Czech Households, (with Klára Kalíšková and Daniel Munich), Prague Economic Papers Vol 24, No 5 (2016), pp. 602-617