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Piotr Marek Jaworski

Lecturer in Economics, Edinburgh Napier University

Since 2003 he has been lecturing in Britain: first at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies of University College London and then at Birkbeck College. Before, since 1994, he worked in Poland at Warsaw School of Economics and in The School of Insurance and Banking. He was also involved in negotiations on Polish accession to the European Union serving as and advisor to minister for eight years. His PhD thesis on economics of pension systems was awarded with first prize for the best Polish thesis by the BISE bank.


  • 2006–present
    Lecturer in Economics, Edinburgh Napier University
  • 2005–2006
    Seminar Teacher in Economics, Birkbeck College
  • 2003–2005
    College Teacher in Economics, University College London
  • 1994–2003
    Assistant Professor, Warsaw School of Economics
  • 1995–2003
    Advisor to the Minister, Polish Ministry of Finance


  • 2003 
    Warsaw School of Economics, PhD
  • 1997 
    London School of Economics, MSc
  • 1996 
    University of Minnesota, MBA
  • 1995 
    Warsaw School of Economics, MA


  • 2020
    Capitalism and colonial approach reborn? Chinese economic involvement in Africa , Strategic Change
  • 2019
    Multilevel Analysis of Entrepreneurial Activity: Exploring Individual-level Determinants and the Moderating Role of National Culture, International Review of Entrepreneurship
  • 2017
    Market research on factors influencing women's preferences in investment decision making, International Journal of Management and Applied Science
  • 2014
    Emerging market financial services development: the case of leasing in Poland and China, International Journal of Innovation and Learning
  • 2011
    Do We Eat Too Much? The current economic crisis as a result of overconsumption, Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics
  • 2008
    Systemic Analysis of Pension Systems–Macroeconomic Flows. , Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics
  • 2006
    Polish EU accession in comparative perspective: macroeconomics, finance and the government., UCL
  • 2004
    An insurance policy: a case study of legal and economic interactions in a transforming economy, Post-Communist Economies
  • 1998
    Implicit public debt of the Polish social security system , Center for Social & Economic Research

Professional Memberships

  • Senior Teaching Fellow, Higher Education Academy