Who is Michal Mejstřík? Michal Mejstřík Bio/Wiki
The man who had brought up an entire generation of Czech businessmen, economics professor Michal Mejstřík, succumbed to Covid-19. He was born on Mejstřík was born on June 6, 1952, in Cologne Czechoslovakia.
The Institute of Economic Studies at Charles University, which Mejstřík co-founded and where he worked for many years, has confirmed this knowledge.
Jsou zprávy, kterým člověk odmítá uvěřit. Jednou z nich je úmrtí ctěného kolegy z FSV UK, ekonoma, přítele prof. Michala Mejstříka. Čest jeho památce.
— Václav Moravec (@vaclavmoravec) January 7, 2021
He was 68 years old.
He was graduated from the University of Economics in Prague and then worked at the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences‘ Institute of Economics. Mejstřík started studying at the London School of Economics in 1990.
As a prominent figure in the Czech post-revolutionary economy, Mejstřík was also active in setting up the Centre for Economic Research and Doctoral Studies (CERGE-EI), serving as a member of the National Economic Council of the Government from 2009 to 2014 and as Honorary Consul of South Korea from 2016.
He also served as a member of the Central Crisis Workers Economic Advisory Committee during the Covid-19 pandemic.
He was also a member of the expert group KoroNERV-20, which was formed last March with the intention of reducing the effects on the Czech economy of the pandemic.
In January 2021, Covid-19 died at the age of 68.
Zesnulý profesor ekonomie Michal Mejstřík
jedinečným způsobem snoubil svět akademické ekonomie, včetně výchovy budoucích generací ekonomů, se světem praktického hospodářského života, byznysu a ekonomické diplomacie. Ovlivňoval podobu moderní české ekonomie jako málokdo jiný. pic.twitter.com/zYCP1ntREO
— Lukáš Kovanda (@LukasKovanda) January 7, 2021