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EDUCATION:

2003, Ph.D in Economics, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA

Dissertation: Welfare and Immigrants Choice of Residency and Female Income Differentials with Means-Tested or Universal Benefits: Two Essays

2002-2003,The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Baltimore, MD, USA

NIH training grant in population sciences

1999, M.A. in Economics, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA

1996, M.Sc. in Quantitative Methods in Economics, Warsaw University, Warsaw, Poland


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Main Position

2007-Present, Research Economist, CEPS/INSTEAD Research Institute, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg

2004-2007, Research Associate and Wealth Project (LWS) Director, Luxembourg Income Study-LWS, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

2003-2004, Research Associate, Georgetown University, Center for Population and Health, Washington, D.C.

Other Positions

2012-Present, Research Fellow, IZA, Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany

2007-Present, Research Affiliate, DIW Berlin, Department German Socio-Economic Panel Study, Berlin, Germany

2011, Visiting Scholar, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, San Francisco, Ca.

2009-2010, Visiting Professor of Economics, Miami University, MUDEC, Differdange, Luxembourg

2006, Consultant, United Nations University-World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER), Helsinki, Finland

2005-2007, Visiting Researcher, DIW Berlin, Department German Socio-Economic Panel Study, Berlin, Germany (various years)

2003-2008, Affiliated Researcher, Warsaw Institute for Socio-Economic Research (WISER), 2B Banacha Street, Warsaw, Poland

1999-2002, Research Assistant for Professor Robert Moffitt, Johns Hopkins University, Department of Economics, Baltimore, MD 21218

1999-2002, Research Assistant, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Division of Price and Index Number Research, Washington D.C.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2009-2010, Professor, Miami University, MUDEC, Luxembourg, International Trade

2004-2008, Instructor, LIS Summer Workshop

2002-2003, Instructor, The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Economics, Baltimore, International Trade

1999-2001, Section Instructor, The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Economics, Baltimore, Microeconomics, Spring 2000 and 2001, Macroeconomics, graduate, Fall 1999

2000, Section Instructor, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Washington, D.C. International Trade, Principles of Economics, graduate

1997, Instructor, William Paterson University, Department of Mathematics, Wayne, NJ. Contemporary Mathematics, Statistics

 

RESEARCH AND STUDY GRANTS:

2010-2012 National Science Foundation (FNR, Luxembourg) WealthPort: Wealth Portfolios in a Comparative Perspective (366,000 euros):

2002-2003 National Institute of Health training grant in population sciences

1997-2002 Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University, Department of Economics

2002,2003 J.Brien Key Award, Johns Hopkins University

2001 Ford Foundation fellowship to attend Luxembourg Income Study Workshop

1996 European Community Study Grant University of Namur, Belgium 1996


INVITED PRESENTATIONS and CONFERENCES:

2012

7th Winter School in Inequality and Social Welfare, University of Verona, Alba di Canazei, Italy (January)

2011

Trier University (June)

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (May)

2nd IZA/DIW Entrepreneurship Workshop, Bonn, Germany (May)

2010

Southern Economic Association Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA (November)

31st Conference of the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW), Sankt Gallen, Switzerland (August)

Conference: Inequality and the Status of the Middle Class: Lessons from the Luxembourg Income Study, June 28-30

2009

The Scottish Economic Society Annual Conference (SES), Perth, Scotland, April 27-29

2008

Southern Economic Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC, (November)

10th Anniversary IRISS Workshop: Measuring discrimination, inequality and deprivation: Recent developments and applications, Luxembourg (October)

30th Conference of the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW), Portoroz, Slovenia (August)

3rd Warsaw Economic Meeting, Warsaw, Poland (July)

International Conference on Survey Methods in Multinational, Multiregional, and Multicultural Contexts (3MC), Berlin, Germany, June 25-28

Seminar on Household Wealth Distribution organized by EC, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, Brussels, June 5th

Special Issue conference of Feminist Economics "Inequality, Development, and Growth" New York City, May 18-20

The Scottish Economic Society Annual Conference (SES), Perth, Scotland, April 21-23

2007

The 2007 DG ECFIN Annual Research Conference: "Growth and income distribution in an integrated Europe: does EMU make a difference?" Brussels, October 11-12

2nd meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ), Berlin, Germany, July 12-14

The Luxembourg Wealth Study Final "Beta Phase" Conference: " The LWS: Enhancing Comparative Research on Household Finance," Banca d’Italia, Roma, July 5-7

University of Luxembourg, Economics and Finance Department (March)

2006

2nd World Ageing and Generation Congress, St.Gallen, Switzerland (September)

29th Conference of the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW), Joensuu, Finland (August)

1st Warsaw Economic Meeting, Warsaw, Poland (July)

2005

1st meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ), Palma de Mallorca, Spain, July 20-22

Western Economic Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA (July)

Eastern Economic Association Annual Conference, New York City, NY (March)

Workshop:”Construction and Usage of Comparable Microdata on Wealth: the LWS” Perugia, Italy (January)

2004

28th Conference of the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW), Cork, Ireland (August)

Population Association of America Annual Conference, Boston, MA (April)

2002

Illinois Economics Association (IEA), Chicago, Illinois (October)

Annual European Association of Labour Economists (EALE), Paris, France (September)

27th Conference of the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW), Stockholm, Sweden (August)


OTHER:

2004, Participant, CeMENT mentoring workshops for junior faculty, sponsored by the Committee on the Standing of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP)

and the National Science Foundation (NSF). Washington, D.C.

 

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