Bio

Pavel Kuchař earned his Ph.D. from the University of Turin and his M.A. from the Prague University of Economics. His research interests include the analysis of entrepreneurship and its role in the emergence of markets and legitimation of novelty. Pavel’s work was published in the Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Schmoller’s JahrbuchCosmos+Taxis, European Journal of Law and Economics, or Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy. Besides the economic-sociological analysis of entrepreneurship and institutional change, Pavel is also interested in economic and business history and history of economics. His analysis of liberalism and its preconditions in Mexico was published in Econ Journal Watch. Look here for a complete list of his publications.

Pavel has teaching experience from the Prague University of Economics (Czech Republic), from the University of Guanajuato (Mexico) and Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (China). He has taught, among others, courses such as the economics of institutions, history of economic analysis (in English), or principles of microeconomics (in Spanish). His teaching interests are primarily in the area of economic history, history of economic thought and institutional economics. Look here for a complete list of courses and teaching materials and here for his teaching philosophy.

Pavel is a citizen of the Czech Republic, and besides his mother tongue (Czech) he speaks English, Spanish and has basic communication skills in Italian.