Jan Palguta

Visiting Professor (Talent Atracttion Res.)
Applied Economics, Public Economics and Economic Policy
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Jan Palguta is a Visiting Professor at the Carlos III University of Madrid (UC3M) in Getafe, Spain. He completed his Ph.D. in Economics and Econometrics at CERGE-EI in Prague, Czech Republic. His current research deals with such topics as the impact  of corporate taxation on intertemporal income shifting and the impact of higher wages of politicians on favoritism in public procurement.

Main Publications

Palguta, J., and Pertold, F. "Political Salaries, Electoral Selection and the Incumbency Advantage: Evidence from a Wage Reform".  Journal of Comparative Economics, 2021

Palguta, J. "Political Representation and Public Contracting: Evidence from Municipal Legislatures," European Economic Review, 2019

Palguta, J., and Pertold, F. "Manipulation of Procurement Contracts: Evidence from the Introduction of Discretionary Thresholds". American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2017

Recent Research

Palguta, J., Bukovina, J. Lichard, T. and Žúdel, B. "Minimum Corporate Taxes and Inter-temporal Income Shifting: Evidence from Administrative Records"

Palguta, J., Levínsky, R. and Škoda, S. "Do Elections Accelerate the COVID-19 Pandemic? Evidence from a Natural Experiment"

Palguta, J. "Political Salaries and Favoritism in Public Procurement"


Applied Economics, Public Economics