Piotr Lewandowski

Institute for Structural Research (IBS), Poland, and IZA, Germany

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

President of the Board, Institute for Structural Research, Warsaw

Research interest

Labor market institutions, minimum wages, pension economics, temporary contracts, technology, climate and energy policy

Positions/functions as a policy advisor

Chief Economist, Institute for Structural Research, Warsaw, 2006–2013


MA Economics, Warsaw School of Economics, 2004

Selected publications

  • “Input vs. output taxation—A DSGE approach to modelling resource decoupling.” Sustainability 8:352 (2016) (with M. Antosiewicz and J. Witajewski-Baltvilks).

  • Minimum Wage Violation in Central and Eastern Europe. IZA Discussion Papers No. 10098 (2016) (with K. Goraus-Tanska).

  • “Do entrants take it all? The evolution of task content of jobs in Poland.” Ekonomia 47 (2016): 23−50 (with W. Hardy and R. Keister).

  • “Poland.” In: Razzu, G. (ed.) Gender Inequality in the Eastern European Labour Market: Twenty-five Years of Transition since the Fall of Communism. Routledge, 2017 (with J. Baran, R. Keister and I. Magda).

  • “Shocks and rigidities as determinants of CEE labour markets’ performance.” The Economics of Transition 21:3 (2013) 553-581 (with M. Bukowski and G. Koloch).