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dr. Ondřej Vojáček

vojacek (at) ireas.cz

Ondřej Vojáček currently works as a researcher of several research projects and a university lecturer.

He deals especially with the evaluation of the regulatory impact on businesses and the national economy, with the economy of air and water protection, optimization of the implementation of European legislation in the field of environmental and cost-benefit analysis, including an economic evaluation of environmental goods.

In the area of regulation he specializes in tradable emission permits, IPPC, energy efficiency, the Water Framework Directive and the broader context of environmental regulation (static and dynamic efficiency, impact on competitiveness).

He is the author of numerous studies, papers, educational materials (case studies) and co-author of several books and monographs. Institutionally Ondřej operates at the University of Economics in Prague, at the Czech Technical University in Prague, at the University of Jan Evangelista in Ústí nad Labem and in academia Network e-Academia.eu



Manager and analyst of Competence Team Air and energy



University of Economics in Prague, Ph.D. degree in Environmental economics and politics


University of Economics Prague, Master's degree in Economic policy




Economic valuation of environmental goods through revealed preferences. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umea, Sweden

Work experience


since 2015

Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Management and Economics

since 2015

Analyst and manager at National Center for Energy Savings


Head of the Department of Environmental Economics at University of Economics Prague

since 2008

IREAS, Institute for Structural Policy


External consultant at CzechCoal a.s.


External consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers CZ

since 2005

Assistant professor at the University of Economics Prague



Project: Economic assessment of ancillary services for distribution network operators.

Provider: ČEZ Energo, s.r.o.


Project: Economic assessment of current rate of the recycling fee for PV modules placed on the market till 31. 12. 2012 in terms of the Waste Act and proposal of potential change in fee with respect the legal obligations.

Provider: The Ministry of the Environment CZ


Project TD020352: Cost-appropriateness evaluation of ensuring a good status of water.

Provider: TAČR, Contractor: University of Jan Evangelista in Ústí nad Labem. Position: Co-investigator


Project: Assessment of impacts of proposed Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the limitation of emissions of certain pollutants into the air from medium combustion plants (the MCP Directive).

Provider: Czech Heating Association and Ministry of Industry and Trade CZ
Project TA02020808: Methods for the optimization of the measures in the reservoirs catchment area, leading to the effective reduction of eutrophication.

Provider: TAČR, Contractor: VÚV TGM. Position: Co-investigator

Project 7. RP REFRESH: Adaptive strategies to Mitigate the Impacts of Climate Change on European Freshwater Ecosystems.

Contractor: Institute of Hydrobiology AV ČR. Position: Co-investigator


Impact assessment of the environmental and energetic regulation with regard to the competitiveness of the Czech industry up to the year 2020.

Provider: Svaz průmyslu a dopravy České republiky, Contractor: IREAS, Institute for Structural Policy, o.p.s. Position: main investigator


Project: Proposed decree to apply an exemption from best available techniques (BAT exemption) pursuant to Article 15 of the Industrial Emissions Directive (2010/75/EU).

Provider: The Ministry of the Environment CZ


Project: Study of economic impact of compliance with emission limits pursuant to Directive 2010/75/EU on smaller heat energy producers (up to 200 MWt)

Provider: Czech Heating Association


The part Economic analysis of the measures improving air quality within the study Increasing absorption capacity of the priority 2 -analysis of national and regional strategic documents.

Provider: The Ministry of the Environment CZ. Contractor: IREAS, Institute for Structural Policy, o.p.s. Position: main investigator


Organization and lecturing of a regulation impact assessment course.

Provider: The Ministry of the Environment CZ. Contractor: E-academia.eu, s.r.o. Position: main investigator


Impact assessment of the Industrial Emission Directive for sources up to 50 MW.

Provider: Ministry of Industry and Trade CZ. Contractor: SPD Group. Position: main investigator


Project: Analysis and modelling regulatory impact assessment on the microeconomic level.

Contractor: Department of Environmental Economics at University of Economics Prague. Position: Co-investigator


Project: Analysis of the economic impact of the possible emission trading permits allocation on the Strakonice heating plant according to Climate and energy package.

Provider: Czech Coal a.s.



Vojáček, O.; Louda, J. Economic Value of Ecosystem Services in The Eastern Ore Mountains.

E+M Ekonomie a management, 2015 – in print. (IF 0,5) ISSN 1212-3609.


Slavíková, L.; Malý, V.; Rost, M.; Petružela, L.; Vojáček, O. Impacts of Climate Variables on Residential Water Consumption in the Czech Republic.

Water Resources Management. 2013. Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 365-379. ISSN 0920-4741.


Jílková, J.; Vojáček, O. Interlinkages and effective coordination of clean air, climate protection and energy efficiency policies using the abatement cost concept

In: Knápek, J.; Streicher, W.; Vojáček, O. et al. Energy for Sustainable Development III: Energy Savings-Economics and
Links to other policies. Praha: Alfa Nakladatelství, 2012. ISBN 978-80-87197-54-7.


Šauer, P.; Vojáček, O.; Klusák, J. et al. Introducing Environmental Tax Reform: The Case of the Czech Republic.

In: Ekins, P.; Speck, S. Environmental Tax Reform (ETR). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011, str. 131–147. 371 p. ISBN 978-0-19-958450-5.


Vojáček, O. Preference Dilemma in Economics.

Prague Economic Papers, 2011, Vol. 59, No. 3, pp. 345-359.


Vojáček, O.; Pecáková, I. Comparison of Discrete Choice Models for Economic Environmental Research.

Prague Economic Papers, 2010, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 35–53. ISSN 1210-0455.