Date of Birth 5 August 1960
Place of Birth Lodz, Poland
Marital Status Married, two children

Earned Degrees

M. A., University of Lodz


Ph. D., Warsaw University 1985
Habilitation, Academy of Economics, Wroclaw 1990
Professor of Economics 1996

Academic Honors

Member of Lodz Scientific Society


Corresponding Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences 2007
Member of the Academie Europeenne des Sciences, des Arts et des Lettres 2010

Academic Prizes

President's of Central Statistical Office Prize


Rektor's Prize for Scientific Achievements 1984, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1995, 2001, 2003, 2004
Minister's of Education Prize for Scientific Achievements 1986, 1989, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2002
Lodz Branch of the Polish Academy of Sciences Prize for Young Scientist 1993
Polish Academy of Sciences Prize for Scientific Achievements in Economics 2001

Positions Held

Assistant, University of Lodz


Senior Assistant, University of Lodz 1984-1986
Visiting Researcher, Project LINK, University of Pennsylvania Summer 1984
Assistant Professor (Adiunkt), University of Lodz 1986-1991
Visiting Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania 1986-1987
Visiting Professor, Stanford University 1990-1991
Associate Professor, University of Lodz 1991-1996
Full Professor, University of Lodz 1996-1998
Alexander von Humboldt, Research Fellow 1993-1994
Ordinary Professor, University of Lodz 1998-
Ordinary Professor, Warsaw School of Economics 1999-

Professional Activities

Head of the Forecasting Unit


Chairman of the Department of Forecasts and Simulation Analyses 1991-1997
Head of Chair of Economeric Models and Forecasts 1997-
Member, Committee on Economic Reform, Central Committee of Planning 1986-1988
Consultant of DG II, Commission of the European Communities 1989-1990
Member, Statistical Scientific Advisory Board 1995-1996
President, Statistical Scientific Advisory Board 2005-
Member, Economic Policy Advisory Board 1998-2001
Member, Forecasting Committee “Poland 2000 Plus” at Polish Academy of Sciences 1998-2007
Member, Committee of Statistics and Econometrics Polish Academy of Sciences 1996-
Vice President, Committee of Statistics and Econometrics Polish Academy of Sciences 2003-2007
Member, Committee of Economics Polish Academy of Sciences 2008-
Vice President, Polish Academy of Sciences, Lodz Branch 2011-2013
President, Polish Academy of Sciences, Lodz Branch 2013-
Advisor to the President of the National Bank of Poland 2007-2017

Editorial Positions

Chief Editor, Prace Instytutu Ekonometrii i Statystyki Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego


Editorial Board Member, Przegląd Statystyczny 2004-2008, 2012- 
Associate Editor, Economics of Planning 2002-2006
Associate Editor, Economic Change And Restructuring 2006-2008
Associate Editor, Economic Modelling 2002-
Editorial Board Member,  Romanian Journal of Economic Forecasting            

Chief Editor, Bank i Kredyt

Chief Editor, Central European Journal of Economic Modelling and Econometrics 2009-

Field of Teaching


Advanced Econometrics
Applied Econometrics

Research Interest


Disequilibrium Modeling
Inflation Modelling
Simulation Analysis

Refereed for

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control

Economic Modelling

International Review of Economics and Finance
Journal of Comparative Economics
Emerging Markets Finance and Trade
Empirical Economics

Economics of Planning
Przegląd Statystyczny
Polskie Wydawnictwo Ekonomiczne (PWE)