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Before joining Nazarbayev University, Marek was a professor of Finance at ISCTE Business School in Portugal, visiting professor at School of Commerce, University of Otago, New Zealand, and a lecturer of finance at KIMEP. Marek’s research interests are in Behavioral Finance and Entrepreneurship. His paper “Patriotic Name Bias and Stock Returns” (Journal of Financial Markets, 2013) was cited by Robert Shiller in his Nobel Prize acceptance lecture. Marek’s research in Entrepreneurship focuses on developing entrepreneurial spirit in children and in Education for Entrepreneurship; he regularly speaks on the topic in Kazakhstani media such as Atameken Business Channel and served as a reviewer of the nationwide textbook on Entrepreneurship for 10th and 11th grade. Marek also wrote scholarly articles in market microstructure, asset management, and Belt & Road Initiative (OBOR). Marek regularly writes oped articles on economic topics in Kazakhstani media, such as Kapital and National Business. He has been acknowledged in globally known textbooks Financial Modeling by Simon Benninga and Principles of Corporate Finance by Brealey-Myers. Marek teaches Principles of Finance, International Finance, Financial Modeling, and Financial Evaluation of Business Projects. Before starting academic career, Marek had a stint as a consultant at Roland Berger and Partner in Munich and as an intern with JP Morgan in London.
Foreign Investment/BRI (formerly OBOR)
Recent Academic Publications
“Patriotic Name Bias and Stock Returns”, Journal of Financial Markets, 2013 (cited by Rebert Shiller in his Nobel Prize Recipient Lecture)
“Can Mutual Funds Time Risk Factors?”, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 2009
“Short Term Persistence in Mutual Fund Market-Timing and Stock-Selection Abilities”, Annals of Finance, 2010
Testing the PIN Variable
Liberalism and Home Equity Bias
Testing PIN Algorithms through Simulation
Recent Presentations or Conference Papers
Testing PIN Algorithms through Simulation, International Week, Ostrava (October 2015)
“Эра незафиксированного тенге” (“Now that we have free float…”), National Business, October 2015, http://nb.kz/10161/
“Нацфонд Казахстана – куда двигаться дальше?” (“National Fund of RK: Where to go from here?”), National Business, June 2016, http://nb.kz/18018/
interview on Atameken TV program on Development of Entrepreneurial Skills of Children (November 7, 2016)”: http://abctv.kz/ru/tv/974
«Рецепты успеха для отечественной экономики» (“FDI and a Cool Country”), Kapital, November 18, 2016 https://kapital.kz/economic/55295/recepty-uspeha-dlya-otechestvennoj-ekonomiki.html
Marek was quoted in WSJ: http://www.wsj.com/articles/sovereign-wealth-funds-threatened-by-government-spending-1482580802
“Больше Excel, пожалуйста!”, Kapital.kz, January 12, 2017, https://kapital.kz/finance/56645/bolshe-excel-pozhalujsta.html
“Невидимая рука рынка – Как наличие альтернатив влияет на поведение в экономике”, Kapital, January 26, 2017, https://kapital.kz/economic/57022/nevidimaya-ruka-rynka.html
“Рынок корпоративного контроля и другие преимущества капитализма”, Kapital.kz, November 27, 2017 https://kapital.kz/world/64803/zachem-rynkam-nuzhno-sozidatelnoe-razrushenie.html
«Что думают казахстанцы об инвестициях из Китая?», National Business, December 14, 2017
«Размышления о бюрократии», Kapital, January 29, 2018
Principles of Finance (MBA, EMBA, MSF)
International Finance (MBA, EMBA, MSF)
Financial Evaluation of Business Projects (Corporate Education)
Financial Modeling (MSF)
Empirical Asset Pricing (MSF)
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Financial Literacy and Financial Inclusion in Kazakhstan
Atanu, R., Banerjee, A., Jochec, M. & Lenchak, A.
3/20/18 → 12/31/20
How Do Limit Orders Affect the Disposition Effect on Highly Liquid Markets–Experimental Finance EvidenceDvorackova, H., Tichy, T. & Jochec, M., 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Journal of Behavioral Finance.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
Disposition effect in currency trading: An evidence from experimental student gamesDvorackova, H., Jochec, M. & Tichy, T., Mar 2019, In: Revista de Cercetare si Interventie Sociala. 64, p. 246-261 16 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen Access
Sergazy's Lemons: Case Study on Financial Project Evaluation in Agribusiness in KazakhstanJochec, M., Nov 5 2019, 15 p.
Research output: Other contribution
Chapter 7. China's BRI Investments, Risks, and Opportunities in Kazakhstan and KyrgyzstanJochec, M., 2018, China's Belt and Road Initiative and its Impact on Central Asia. Laruelle, M. (ed.). Washington, D.C.: George Washington University, p. 67-76 10 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter
What do young educated Kazakhstani and Kirgiz think about the foreign direct investment from China.Jochec, M., 2018, (Submitted).
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper
Tenge devaluation symposium - invited panel speaker
Jochec Marek (Speaker)Oct 15 2015
Activity: Talk or presentation › Invited talk
Kazpost Strategy Overhaul
Jochec Marek (Consultant)2015 → …
Activity: Consultancy types › Consultancy