Professor of Economics at Charles University, CERGE, and a Senior Researcher in the Economics Institute (EI) of the Czech Academy of Sciences. His research interests include applied econometrics, applied finance and corporate finance, while his teaching includes various topics from statistics, econometrics and applied economics. Professor Hanousek has published in the Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Review of International Economics, European Economic Review, Economics of Transition, Journal of Comparative Economics, and other specialized journals. He has taught at the University of Pennsylvania, was a visiting professor and research fellows at various prestigious universities including Princeton University and University of Michigan. He has a Ph.D. in statistics from Charles University and an undergraduate degree in probability theory from Charles University.