Jiřina Jílková

Jiřina Jílková graduated at the University of Rostock, Germany (specialization Agriculture and Agricultural Economics). In 1983, she gained a Ph.D. there. In 1994, she was given the title “prelector” in the field of political economy. From 2004, she is a professor of public policy and administration. Jirina Jilkova attended numerous teaching and studying fellowship abroad (Harvard University, University of Zurich). She is a founder of IREAS, Institute for structural policy and a member of several advisory boards and scientific committees in the Czech Republic and Germany. Since 2011 she has been a vice-rector for science of the University J. E. Purkyně in Ustí nad Labem. Her long term research interest is environmental economics and ecological policy with the focus on tools for air protection and climate change.