Jan Mareš is a junior researcher at the Institute of Economic Studies, Charles University, Prague. His research focuses on economic growth, inequality, financial development, and tax evasion. Formerly, he worked in the economic modelling department at the Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic. The motivation for his research is efficient and evidence based policymaking. He also enjoys tackling the pivotal questions as is inequality good or bad, what drives it, or how does finance affect world economy of today.
Jan teaches undegraduate classes of Macroeconomics I, II, and Principles of Economics II. He holds master degree in economics from Charles University and was a visiting researcher at Columbia University, New York. His recent publication appeared in The World Bank Economic Review and he has another paper forthcoming in Journal of International Money and Finance.