Daniel Münich is Professor of Professional Practice at CERGE-EI, a joint academic workplace of the CERGE at Charles University, and the Economics Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (EI) since 1998. He serves as executive director of an academic think-tank IDEA at CERGE-EI focusing on applied and policy and oriented empirical research. On top of his teaching and research in the areas of education, labour markets and R&D assessment, he has served as an advisor to various national (e.g. National Economic Council of the Government, the National Council for Budgetary Forecasts) and for international institutions (e.g. the European Commission, OECD, International Monetary Fund). For many years he leads the Euromod national team. Since 2000 he participated in numerous expert teams preparing national reforms and strategies in the areas of education, employment, and taxes & benefits. Since January 2022 he serves in the Council of Advisor to the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic and since June 2022 is a member of the new National Economic Council of the Government.