Habilitated Doctor in Economics
Born on July 18, 1950 in Gdynia.
In 1973 graduated from the University of Gdańsk (Department of Foreign Trade), and subsequently was employed at the University of Gdańsk, advancing academic career from the position of assistant to Associate Professor (1992). In the years 1992-1995, Visiting Professor at the Center for Russian and East European Studies (CREES) at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (USA). Visiting Professor at the Central European University. He specialises in the history of economic thought, macroeconomics and operations of transnational enterprises. Promoter of eight doctoral dissertations and over 150 MA theses.
Chief Economist at Bank Pekao S.A from March 1999 until the day of his appointment to the Monetary Policy Council. At the same time, member of the European Council of Economists at the Conference Board – Europe.
His most acclaimed publications are: Spór o podział dochodów w rozwiniętym kapitalizmie (Income distribution debate in advanced capitalist economies) and Liberalizm społeczny Ferdynanda Zweiga (Social Liberalism of Ferdinand Zweig). He has also published his works in numerous academic journals in Poland and abroad (in the USA, Italy and Germany). Since 2000, he has cooperated on a regular basis with Rzeczpospolita daily as an economic commentator. In the years 1991-1999 member or the editorial team of Przegląd Polityczny quarterly.