Ing. Peter Bolcha, Ph.D.

Director of Research Research Office

Letenská 5, Prague 1
Office No. 4.12


Peter Bolcha earned both his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Economics, Prague. His research interests are connected with empirical economics and applied econometrics. Bolcha has published on topics related to investment incentives and evaluations of government policies. Along with his academic activities that include past jobs at University of Economics, Prague, and Charles University, he has worked on multiple projects with major institutions and companies such as Czech Railways, RWE, Ministry of Trade and Czech Traffic Police. He had managed 70+ junior consulting projects for students and serves as an AAU director of International Consulting Program (in cooperation with Virginia Commonwealth University). He founded and led the Center for Applied Research (CAR) that was later turned into AAU’s Research Office.

He is currently the Director of Research at AAU in addition to his regular teaching and research appointment.


Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics, Empirical Research

Publications & Other Activites

  • PEDRAZA-RODRÍGUEZ, J. A., BOLCHA P. & SANTOS-ROLDÁN, L. (2020) From strategies to innovation: an empirical study from Spain, Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, DOI: 10.1080/09537325.2020.1795112
  • BOLCHA P. & SANTOS-ROLDÁN, L., STRATULAT M. (2020). Effects of FDI on Domestic Employment: Czech Case. In I. Jindřichovská, & P.Bolcha (Eds.), Conference Proceedings: 8th International Scientific Conference IFRS: Global Rules & Local Use – Beyond the Numbers, 9-10 October 2020, TBA. Prague: Anglo-American University; Metropolitan University Prague.
  • BOLCHA, P. (ed.), ANTIcorruption&fraud: DETECTION&MEASUREMENT, Proceedings of the international conference, Anglo-American University, Prague April 7, 2017. ISBN 978-80-906585-2-3
  • BOLCHA, P., ROVNÝ, J. (2016). Luck or luxury? Possible corruption in the car registration process in the Czech Republic. Journal of Public Policy, 36(4), 603-638. doi:10.1017/S0143814X15000276
  • BOLCHA, P. — ZEMPLINEROVÁ, A. Dopad investičních pobídek na objem investic v České republice. Politická ekonomie : teorie modelování, aplikace. 2012. sv. 60, č. 1, s. 81–100. ISSN 0032-3233
  • BOLCHA, P. O výpočte fiškálneho dopadu investičnej podpory. Politická ekonomie : teorie modelování, aplikace. 2008. sv. LVI, č. 2, s. 257–274. ISSN 0032-3233.
  • BOLCHA, P. Kant – Sartre a späť. Acta oeconomica Pragensia : vědecký časopis Vysoké školy ekonomické v Praze.. sv. 13, č. 5, s. 61–71. ISSN 0572-3043.
  • SCHWARZ, J. — BARTOŇ, P. — BOLCHA, P. — HEŘMANSKÝ, P. — MACH, P. Analýza investičních pobídek v České republice. Praha. 2007
  • BOLCHA, P. Efekty migrácie a odhady budúcich migračních tokov v kontexte rozšírenia Kadeřábková, B (ed.) Dopady globalizace na trhy práce. Praha: Oeconomica, 2006. 1 s. ISBN 80-245-1092-8.