Petr Janský is an independent, global-minded, Prague-based economist and researcher. Through research and related recommendations, Petr contributes to improving public policy and thus people’s lives in the Czech Republic, Europe, poor countries, and throughout the world. Petr graduated from the University of Oxford with master degree in economics for development and from the Charles University in Prague with undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in economics. Petr is currently an assistant professor at Charles University and a researcher at the Economics Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences. Petr publishes his research in scholarly journals and has impact through collaboration with media, governmental and non-governmental organisations.