Dr Pavel Kuchar

Dr Pavel Kuchar

Dr Pavel Kuchar

2.03, 25-27 Belgrave Road,
The Priory Road Complex, Priory Road, Clifton
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Telephone Number (0117) 39 40235

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Department of Economics

Personal profile

Pavel Kuchar joined the University of Bristol in 2018 having previously worked at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, and the Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (China). He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Turin (Italy) and a Master's degree in International Relations from the University of Economics in Prague (Czech Republic). 


Pavel's research has been focused on theories of entrepreneurship, economics of institutions and the history of economics. Currently Pavel and his coauthor work on an edited volume that looks into Governing Markets as Knowledge Commons.


ECON20021 History of Economic Thought (Unit description, reading list).

I am in charge of a student Reading Group in Economics and Philosophy.

Fields of interest

Entrepreneurship, Institutional Economics, History of Economics

Latest publications

  1. Dekker, E & Kuchar, P, 2019, ‘Lachmann and Shackle: On the Joint Production of Interpretation Instruments’. Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, vol 37B., pp. 25-42
  2. Garzarelli, G & Kuchar, P, 2018, ‘Measurement versus Hermeneutics of Capital’. StoriaLibera, vol 4., pp. 191-199
  3. Kuchař, P, 2017, ‘Review of Enacting Dismal Science: New Perspectives on the Performativity of Economics, edited by Ivan Boldyrev and Ekaterina Svetlova. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, vii + 206 pp.’. Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics, vol 10., pp. 103-109
  4. Dekker, E & Kuchař, P, 2017, ‘Heterarchy’. in: Alain Marciano, Giovanni Battista Ramello (eds) Encyclopedia of Law and Economics. Springer, New York, NY
  5. Dekker, E & Kuchař, P, 2017, ‘Emergent Orders of Worth: Must We Agree on More than a Price?’. Cosmos and Taxis, vol 4., pp. 23-34
  6. Kuchař, P, 2016, ‘Entrepreneurship and institutional change: The case of surrogate motherhood’. Journal of Evolutionary Economics, vol 26., pp. 349-379
  7. Kuchař, P, 2016, ‘Liberalism in mexican economic thought, past and present’. Econ Journal Watch, vol 13., pp. 129-167
  8. Dekker, E & Kuchař, P, 2016, ‘Exemplary Goods: The Product as Economic Variable’. Schmollers Jahrbuch, vol 136., pp. 237-255
  9. Kuchař, P, 2016, ‘Review of The Entrepreneurial Rise in Southeast Asia: The Quadruple Helix Influence on Technological Innovation, edited by Stavros Sindakis and Christian Walter.’. Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, vol 5., pp. 121-123
  10. Kuchař, P, 2014, ‘Consensus’. Encyclopedia of Law and Economics.
  11. Kuchař, P, 2012, ‘Review of The Economics of Economics, by Dan Št’astný.’. European Journal of Law and Economics, vol 34., pp. 3-7

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