Petr is a Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics at the University of Oxford and Tutorial Fellow of Christ Church. After completing his PhD at the University of Amsterdam, Petr became an Assistant Professor at the University of Bonn in 2012. In 2017 Petr joined Oxford and has been teaching Advanced Macroeconomics and Labour Economics. His research focuses on understanding the differences in performance across firms and what such differences imply for the macroeconomy. This research was recently awarded the Starting Grant of the European Research Council. Petr is also an external advisor to the European Commission regarding modelling the impact of R&D policies.