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I’m an economist and an Associate Professor of Economics at Charles University, Prague, Czechia.

As an independent, global-minded economist and researcher based in Prague, I aim to contribute, through research and recommendations, to improving public policy and thus people’s lives in the Czech Republic and throughout the world.

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Petr Janský is an associate professor of economics at Charles University, Prague, Czechia, where he is the director of the CORPTAX research group and head of department of European economic integration and economic policy. He specialises in public finance, corporate taxation, tax havens and inequality.

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Petr Janský is an economist with a research interest in public finance, taxation, tax havens and international development. With academic degrees from University of Oxford and Prague’s Charles University, Petr is currently an associate professor and head of department of European economic integration and economic policy at Charles University. Petr publishes in scholarly journals including Economic Geography, International Tax and Public Finance, and World Economy and has a book published by Oxford University Press. Petr pursues impact through collaboration with international organisations such as the European Parliament and the United Nations.

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Petr Janský is Associate Professor of Economics at Charles University, Prague, Czechia, where he is also the Principal Investigator of CORPTAX and Head of the Department of European Economic Integration and Economic Policy. With academic degrees from Charles University and the University of Oxford, Petr specializes in public finance, corporate taxation, tax havens, and inequality. Petr’s research focuses on how much multinational corporations pay in taxes, to what extent these taxes are paid in tax havens, and which factors drive these patterns.
Petr has a book published by Oxford University Press and publishes in scholarly journals such as IMF Economic Review, or Economic Geography. Petr pursues his impact through collaboration with international organizations such as the European Commission, the European Parliament and the United Nations.

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Petr Janský is Associate Professor of Economics and a head of department of European economic integration and economic polic at Charles University, Prague, Czechia. He is also the director of the CORPTAX research group and a member of an advisory board of the EU Tax Observatory. His research studies how tax policies affect corporate investment and government revenues. In particular, he examines how much multinational corporations pay in taxes, to what extent these taxes are paid in tax havens, and which factors drive these patterns. His recent work explores consequences of corporate tax avoidance for industry concentration, tax revenue structures, and within- and across-country income inequality. Other work examines the effects of recent tax reforms, including global minimum taxation, and of financial transparency, including country-by-country reporting. Petr Janský received his BSc and PhD in economics from Charles University, and he has a Master of Science in Economics for Development from the University of Oxford. He pursues impact through collaboration with international organisations such as the European Parliament and the United Nations.

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Petr Janský is Associate Professor of Economics and a head of department of European economic integration and economic polic at Charles University, Prague, Czechia. He is also the director of the CORPTAX research group and a member of an advisory board of the EU Tax Observatory. His research studies how tax policies affect corporate investment and government revenues. In particular, he examines how much multinational corporations pay in taxes, to what extent these taxes are paid in tax havens, and which factors drive these patterns. His recent work explores consequences of corporate tax avoidance for industry concentration, tax revenue structures, and within- and across-country income inequality. Other work examines the effects of recent tax reforms, including global minimum taxation, and of financial transparency, including country-by-country reporting.
Petr Janský’s research has been published in leading economics and interdisciplinary academic journals, and he has been invited to present his work at forums including the European Parliament and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. His work has been featured in The Economist and Financial Times and cited by the UN High-Level Panel on International Financial Accountability, Transparency and Integrity. His research won the Nordic Tax Research Council’s article prize in 2020 and in 2018 he was the leader of a finalist team at the EU Datathon.
Petr Janský received his BSc and PhD in economics from Charles University, and he has a Master of Science in Economics for Development from the University of Oxford. He pursues impact through collaboration with international organisations such as the European Commission and the United Nations.

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