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Czech Society for Operations Research Award

PhD students competition

Czech Society for Operations Research organizes competition for the best paper authored by PhD students presented on the conference Mathematical Methods in Economics 2017. All participants enrolled in PhD studies can participate in the competition (see also the Eligibility criteria below). This should be indicated during the abstract/paper submission via EasyChair by setting the submission category as “PhD students competition paper”. All papers will be peer-reviewed and the papers with positive referee reports will be further evaluated by the conference Programme Committee. The Programme Committee will select six best papers that will be presented at the conference in a special session. After the presentations, the Programme Committee will select three best papers.

Eligibility criteria

Only papers authored by a PhD student or a collective of PhD students are eligible for the PhD students competition. Papers authored or co-authored by a person that is not a PhD student will be disqualified from the competition and regarded as regular conference paper submissions.


  • First prize: Czech Society for Operations Research Award and 10000 CZK
  • Second prize: 5000 CZK
  • Third prize: 3000 CZK
  • Fourth, Fifth, Sixth prize: 1000 CZK

Competition ceremony with attendance of all the participants and the evaluators will take place on Thursday morning.

Competition papers

EasyChair ID Participant name University Tile of contribution
6 Joanna Siwek Poznań University of Economics and Business Multiple asset portfolio with present value given as a discrete fuzzy number
31 Jakub Chalmovianský Masaryk University Investigating the Impact of a Minimum Wage Using a Small DSGE Model with Labour Market Segmentation
35 Zlatica Konôpková Masaryk University Consumption taxes in Australia: A DSGE approach
70 Michal Pieter University of Economics, Prague Use of Multi-criteria Decision Analysis in fuzzy Network DEA models
143 Gabriele Torri University of Bergamo Systemic Risk and Community Structure in the European Banking System
147 Ondřej Mikulec VŠB-TUO Interpretation of Human Resource Management Data using Multiple Correspondence Analysis
158 Roman Guliak VSB-Technical University of Ostrava EFFECTIVENESS AS A NEW FOCUS OF THE MAVT MCDM METHODS
188 Martin Murín Masaryk University Can Shifts in Public Debt Structure Influence Economic Growth of Advanced Economies?
192 Katarína Rebrošová VSB-TU Ostrava Typology of consumers from Generation Y according to approach to the theatre
193 Jaroslav Schürrer Czech Technical University in Prague Wavelet Concepts in stock prices analysis

Other papers originally submitted as a PhD students competition paper did not meet the eligibility criteria. Such papers were assigned the status of an ordinary conference paper.
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