• Professor of Economic Sciences (1995),
  • Doctor habilitatus in economics - Lodz University, Poland (1987),
  • Doctor in economics (PhD) -  Institute of Planning, Warsaw (1979)
  • MA in economics - Warsaw University, (1969-1974).

Polish (native), English (fluent), Russian (fluent), Ukrainian (basic).

Marek Dabrowski

CASE Fellow

CASE Fellow


  • monetary and fiscal policies
  • financial crises
  • international financial architecture
  • EU and EMU enlargement
  • perspectives of European integration
  • European Neighborhood Policy
  • political economy of transition


Current Positions:

  • CASE Fellow,
  • Non-Resident Fellow, Bruegel, Brussels (2014 - present)
  • Visiting Professor, Central European University, Vienna (2023 - present)

Previous Positions:

  • Professor at the Higher School of Economics, Moscow (2014-2022)
  • Member of the Board of Trustees and Scientific Council of the E.T. Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy in Moscow (1996-2016),
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of CASE Ukraine in Kyiv (1999-2009, 2013-2015),
  • CASE Co-founder, and CASE Supervisory Council Chairman and President,
  • Member of the Monetary Policy Council of the National Bank of Poland (1998-2004),
  • First Deputy Minister of Finance (1989-1990).

Dr Marek Dabrowski is a Non-Resident Scholar at Bruegel, Brussels, Co-founder and Fellow at CASE - Center for Social and Economic Research in Warsaw, and Visiting Professor at the Central European University in Vienna. He was a cofounder of CASE (1991), former Chairman of its Supervisory Council and President of the Management Board (1991-2011), Chairman of the Supervisory Board of CASE Ukraine in Kyiv (1999-2009 and 2013-2015), Professor of the Higher School of Economics in Moscow (2014-2022, and Member of the Board of Trustees and Scientific Council of the E.T. Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy in Moscow (1996-2016). He also held positions of the First Deputy Minister of Finance of Poland (1989-1990), Member of Parliament (1991-1993) and Member of the Monetary Policy Council of the National Bank of Poland (1998-2004). Since the end of the 1980s, he has been involved in policy advising and policy research in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Egypt, Georgia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Somalia, Syria, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Yemen, and in several international research projects related to monetary and fiscal policies, growth and poverty, currency crises, global financial architecture, perspectives of European integration, European Neighborhood Policy and the political economy of transition. He has also worked as a consultant in several EU, World Bank, IMF, UNDP, UNICEF, OECD, GIZ and USAID projects. Fellow under the 2014-2015 Fellowship Initiative of the European Commission – Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs. Member of the Academia Europaea (since 2020). Author of several academic and policy papers and editor of several book publications.

Policymaking experience:

Active policymaking experience in designing and carrying out major systemic and policy reforms, and anti-inflationary policy in Poland as Secretary of State (First Deputy Minister) in the Ministry of Finance (1989-1990), Chairman of the Council of Ownership Transformation under Prime Minister (1990-1995), Member of Parliament (and Parliamentary Budget and Financial Committee – 1991-1993), Member of the Advisory Board to the Governor of the National Bank of Poland (1993-1997), Member of the Monetary Policy Council of the National Bank of Poland (1998-2004) – coauthor of inflation targeting strategy adopted by the NBP in 1998-2000. Policy research and policy advising experience:

  • experience in country-specific and cross-country comparative analyzes related to monetary and fiscal policy, macroeconomic trends (including macroeconomic forecasting and financial programming), financial stability (including financial crises), global economy and global financial architecture, EU and Eurozone economy, European integration, external trade relations of the EU, European Neighborhood Policy (Eastern and Southern dimension), institutional reforms, and political economy of policy reforms (especially related to post-communist transition and European integration);
  • 45 years of professional experience in policy-oriented research, analyzes, policy advising and evaluation of technical assistance programs related to more than 20 countries in Europe, former USSR, Asia, Middle East and North Africa;
  • experience in organizing, coordinating and executing several tens of research and technical assistance projects involving experts from many countries and (very often) working in different work locations (using means of e-mail communication and internet)
  • experience organizing and supervising international publication activity
  • experience in programming and organizing international conferences, seminars and workshops;
  • experience in organizing public education and training programs;
  • good contacts with media and ability to present both professional opinion and research output in easily accessible form.

Institution building and academic management experience:

  • co-funding, leading and managing (1991-2011) a well-known international policy think tank (CASE – Centre for Social and Economic Research) which has been ranked among the thirty most influential non-US think tanks in the world in 2011-2013 (according to the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program of the University of Pennsylvania)
  • funding a network of CASE associated research organizations in Central and Eastern Europe and former USSR (1998-2011)
  • consulting several publicly owned and non-governmental research institutions and think tanks on issues related to their strategy, activity plans, institutional capacity building, fundraising, etc. (in Belarus, Bulgaria, Egypt, Kazakhstan, Romania, Russia and Ukraine)
  • international fundraising experience; good knowledge on available funding sources and mechanisms governing grant[1]making and research procurement; experience in drafting successful research proposals
  • experience in drafting research institution strategic documents
  • experience in building international partnerships and consortia of research institutions


Date Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:

  • 1995 Professor of Economic Sciences (the highest official academic degree in Poland)
  • 1987 doctor habilitatus in economics (Lodz University, Poland)
  • 1979 doctor in economics (PhD) (Institute of Planning, Warsaw)
  • 1974 MA in economics (Warsaw University)

Language skills:

English - fluent, Russian - fluent, Polish - native, Ukrainian - advanced

Membership of professional bodies:

  • European Association of Comparative Economic Studies (EACES) - member of the Executive committee (1995-1996; 2003 – 2006)
  • Association of Comparative Economic Studies (ACES) – member of the Executive Committee (2007-2009)
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the European Journal of Comparative Economics (from 2004)
  • Member of the Consulting Board of the ‘Economic Systems’ journal (2005-2009)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of ‘Economic Policy’ journal (Moscow, since 2006)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the ‘Russian Journal of Economics’ (since 2019)
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Center for Social and Economic Research CASE Ukraine (Kyiv 1999-2009 and 2013-2015)
  • Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy (until 2010 the Institute for the Economy in Transition), Moscow, Member of the Board of Trustees (1996-2010), Member of the Scientific Board (2010-2016
  • Academia Europaea (since 2020)

Visiting fellowships/scholarships and academic exchange programs:

  • Institute of the World Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest (September 1986, November 1987)
  • Institute of the Economics of the World Socialist System, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow (September – October 1987, October - November 1988)
  • Vienna International Institute for Comparative Economic Studies, Vienna (March 1988)
  • Institute of Economics, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague (September 1988)
  • Oxford Hospitality Program, Oxford, UK (April – June 1989)
  • The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria (February 1991, July 1993)
  • The Senior Visiting Fellowship Program, The World Bank, Policy Research Department (October 1994 – May 1995)
  • Bank of Finland, Helsinki (November 2012 – February 2013)
  • European Commission DG ECFIN’s Fellowship Initiative (June 2014 – June 2015), non-resident fellowship

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