Dr Pawel Bukowski is an Assistant Professor of Economics at University College London, School of Slavonic and East European Studies. He is a Visiting Fellow at Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics (LSE) and a Faculty Associate at the International Inequalities Institute (LSE). He is also an adjunct at the Institute of Economics of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He was a senior expert at the European Expert Network on Economics of Education of the European Commission. He has founded Dobrobyt na Pokolenia (Prosperity for Generations) - a Polish think-tak - and he is a member of Concilium Civitas - a group gathering leading polish social scientist.
Current areas of research include:
- Labour Economics: the role of firms in wage determination; worker power and unions; wage inequality trends; gender discrimination.
- Inequalities: understanding the evolution of national and sub-national economic inequalities, with special focus on Central and Eastern Europe; intergenerational social mobility; inequalities and conflict.
- Spatial economics: cross-country comparable measures of income inequality; determinants of spatial inequality; geographic trends in returns to education.