Michał Brzozowski

Researcher and lecturer at the Faculty of Economic Sciences at the University of Warsaw. His research interest lies primarily in macroeconomics, international and monetary economics. He has published in nternational journals with  a focus on empirical research in international technology diffusion, fiscal policy, financial development, and foreign direct investment. He has been involved in research projects on Poland’s integration in the global economy, financial development and openness, the role of social development in international trade and capital flows. In the present project, he conducted a data analysis and reported on the impact of the euro on foreign direct investment flows, the influence of exchange rate on Polish firms` innovativeness and export performance.

Paweł Gajewski

Assistance Professor at the Institute of Economics, University of Lodz. His current interests are in regional economic dynamics and monetary integration. He spent several years in the National Bank of Poland, working on the official report on costs and benefits of the euro adoption in Poland, among others. He has also contributed to the Regional Development Strategy for Eastern Poland, created under the auspices of the Ministry of Regional Development, and served as an external collaborator for the UN’s International Labour Organization to diagnose labour market performance in Poland following the global crisis. Currently he leads an international research project on regional economic dynamics in Poland, where the role of firm heterogeneity in driving macroeconomic developments is one of important research areas. Within the Eurocompetitiveness Project he investigated regional differences in firm-level sources of export success.

 

Grzegorz Tchorek

Assistant Professor, researcher and lecturer at the Faculty of Management at the University of Warsaw. Advisor at the National Bank of Poland. His research interest lies primarily in international and monetary economics, monetary integration, trade, foreign direct investment, capital flows and innovation. He has been involved in research projects on Poland’s integration in the European Union and reports on costs and benefits of the euro adoption in Poland, among others.