Lecture – Czech National Bank Governor Miroslav Singer
“The Debt Crisis in Europe
…and New Europe’s Two Decades of Catch-Up”
Speaker: Czech National Bank Governor Miroslav Singer
Monday, April 23, 2012
12:00 to 1:30 pm
Eilts Conference Room
154 Bay State Road, Room 203, Boston, MA
After graduating in mathematical methods in economics from the University of Economics in Prague (1991), Miroslav Singer obtained a postgraduate fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh, where he completed his thesis and was awarded a PhD in 1995. From 1993, he also worked as a researcher and lecturer, and later as Deputy Director for Research, at the Economics Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and the Centre for Economic Research and Graduate Education at Charles University (CERGE-EI). He was Chief Economist at Expandia Finance from 1995, Managing Director of Expandia Investment Company in 1998-1999 and Managing Director of Expandia Holding (the top company of the Expandia financial and industrial group) in 2000-2001. In 2001, Miroslav Singer joined PricewaterhouseCoopers Czech Republic as Director of the services to businesses group.
Miroslav Singer was appointed a member of the Czech National Bank (CNB) Board and Vice-Governor in February 2005. In 2010, he was appointed CNB Governor on a six-year term.
Free and open to the public.
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