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Jan Fidrmuc

London, London, England

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Overview

  • 21 Positive References
  • Fluent in Czech, English, Slovak; learning Dutch, German, Russian
  • 44, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Researcher, teacher, student, advent...
  • PhD
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To climb Mount Fuji one day

ABOUT ME

I'm an easy-going person with a good sense of humour (which sometimes borders on sarcasm). I’m an economist and university lecturer by profession and often wear my ‘work hat‘ even when I‘m not at work. I’m generally a curious person so if you meet me, don’t be surprised if I end up asking you lots of strange questions. I love to meet new people, discover new places, learn about other cultures and make new friends. I relish good conversations, love good food, I’m passionate about wine and I enjoy watching a good movie.

I live in West Drayton, West London, near Uxbridge and Heathrow.

PHILOSOPHY

Don't Panic!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I'm keen to meet new people and see places. I couchsurfed in New Zealand and participated in CS activities in Tokyo, Hong Kong and London. I'm happy to host people too.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Tokyo, Hong Kong, New Zealand.

Interests

Sports (running, swimming, climbing, hiking, free diving), travelling, discussing economics, politics or history, wine and dark chocolate.

Music, Movies & Books

I love movies and books that surprise me and make me think. I hate those in which the ending is predictable already at the beginning.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Free-diving by coral reefs in the Red See (Eilat). Climbing vie ferrate in Italian Dolomites. Walking along the Great Wall in China.

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm a teacher (at a university) and researcher (yes, economics is a science). I'm interested in people's behavior and decisions in various markets -- and in my research, I addressed markets as diverse as the labor market, political market (elections) and the marriage market. If you entice me, I'll be happy to share my opinions and theories with you -- and in turn ask you lots of questions about your behavior and decisions in one of the markets that I'm currently interested in.

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