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[Photo: Pawel BUKOWSKI] Dr Pawel BUKOWSKI
Research officer - Labour Markets
Tel:  02079557773
Email: P.Bukowski@lse.ac.uk
Room/Desk: 32L 2.01 I  

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Expertise: Labour Economics, Labour Market Inequality, Income Inequality, Economics of Education, Economic History


Pawel Bukowski is a Research Economist at Centre for Economic Performance and Guest Teacher at the Department of Economics, London School of Economics. He holds a PhD degree in Economics from Central European University.

Current Areas of Research:

Labour Economics: rent sharing, domestic outsourcing; workplace heterogeneity; unions; globalisation

Inequality: the long-run evolution of income inequality; labour share; populism and inequality; inter-ethnic inequalities; social mobility


  • PhD in Economics (summa cum laude), Central European University
  • Visiting Student Researcher, University of California at Berkeley
  • MA in Economics, University of Warsaw


  • Central European University award for Advanced Doctoral Students

Affiliations/Professional activities with other institutions:

  • The European Expert Network on Economics of Education - Senior Expert

Selected Publications:

CEP Publications

CEP discussion paper
Between Communism and Capitalism: Long-Term Inequality in Poland, 1892-2015 Pawel Bukowski and Filip Novokmet
June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1628:
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JEL Classification: D31; E01; J3; N34

Tags: income inequality; transformation; poland

Journal article
The threat of competition and public school performance: Evidence from Poland Pawel Bukowski and Martyna Kobus
December 2018
Paper No' :
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CEP discussion paper
Rent Sharing and Inclusive Growth Brian Bell, Pawel Bukowski and Stephen Machin
November 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1584:
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JEL Classification: J30

Tags: rent sharing; inclusive growth