Ing. Peter Bolcha, Ph.D.

Director of Research

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 methods 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 projects with major institutions and companies such as Czech Railways, RWE, and the Ministry of Trade. He also 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 in addition to his regular teaching and research appointment.


Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics, Empirical Research

courses taught

Introduction to Microeconomics, Introduction to Econometrics, Thesis seminar, Statistics for Business Decisions

publications & other activities

  • BOLCHA, P., ROVNÝ. Luck or luxury? Possible corruption in the car registration process in the Czech Republic. Journal of Public Policy, available on, 2015.
  • 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.