David Lipka, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer Business Administration

Letenská 120/5, 118 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic

David was born and raised in Prague. After completing his Ph.D. in economic theory and history of economic thought he worked as an assistant professor and later department chair at the UEP, Prague. He joined AAU in 2013 as Dean of the School of IRD. Until mid-2020 he served as VP for enrollment management. Since 2020 he holds a regular visiting position at the University of Turin’s economics department.


Economics and Ethics, Philosophy and History of Political Economy

  • LIPKA, David. “Do Economists Need Virtues?” In: KARLSON, Nils, NOREK, Mikolaj, WENNBERG, Karl. Virtues in Entrepreneurship. Ratio, 2015. pp 160–83. 234 p.
  • BERGGREN, Niclas, BJORNSKOV, Christian, LIPKA, David. “Legitimacy and the Cost of Government.” Public Choice 162, no. 3–4 (December 28, 2014): 307–28.
  • LIPKA, David. The Max U Approach: Prudence Only, or Not Even Prudence? A Smithian Perspective. Econ Journal Watch, 2013, 10 (1): 2–14.