• Ph.D. in Economics, Warsaw University,
  • M.A. in Economics, Warsaw University.

English (fluent), French (fluent), Polish (fluent), Russian (advanced).



CASE Fellow


  • poverty measurement
  • social policy and poverty reduction


Current Positions:

  • CASE Fellow

Previous Positions:

  • Associate / Assistant Professor, Warsaw University
  • Consultant, Office of the Government Plenipotentiary for Social Security Reform
  • Advisor to the Minster, Ministry of Labour and Social Policy,
  • Expert in poverty measurement, poverty reduction and social inclusion strategies:

        - Member of the EU Network of Independent Experts on Social Inclusion
        - Member of EC Network of experts in the fields of gender equality and social inclusion, health and long term care, EGGSI
        - Task team leader / expert of a number KBN projects on poverty, inequality and social policies in Poland
        - Short-term consultant of the World Bank in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belarus, Poland
        - Consultant of UNDP/ILO in Moldova and Lithuania

  • Member of Advisory Board for the Central Statistical Office, 1989-1990, 1995, 1997


Selected Publications:

  • „Pomoc społeczna - zmiany i warunki skutecznego działania [Social assistance – trends and conditions of effectiveness], CASE, Warsaw 2002 (co-author: S. Golinowska).
  • “Social Transfers in Kyrgyzstan”, in: Kyrgyzstan - Economic Reforms in 1996, M. Markiewicz, ed., Studia i Analizy, CASE 1997 № 112.
  • Расходы на содержание социальной сферы Кыргызстана в 1994-1995 годах, Studia i Analizy, CASE 1996 № 9

project involvement: expert

case publications