Dr. Piotr Bialowolski

Harvard University, USA

Education

  • PhD in Economics, Warsaw School of Economics, Poland
  • Habilitation (higher post-doctoral degree), Central Commission for Academic Degrees & Warsaw School of Economics, Poland

Piotr is a research associate at Harvard University in the United States of America.

He specializes in applied economics and quantitative methods for economic and policy research. His main research focuses on the study of household financial behaviour and the application of impact evaluation techniques to investigate the effects of economic shocks and social decisions for populations.

Projects delivered to private and public entities by Piotr have significantly impacted the economic environment in which companies operate. These projects have centred on the following areas:

  • Regulatory impact assessment and impact evaluation.
  • Market and consumer segmentation for evaluation of market structures and forecasting.
  • Development of statistical tools for assessment of management quality.

The above field contributions include a variety of thorough research reports for customers, such as The Dollar Financial Group, T-Mobile, Orange, Polish National Debt Register, amongst others.

Since 2014, Piotr collaborates with the European Commission and AGRECO for the statistical development of indicators in the area of management effectiveness for projects in Central and Western Africa.

In 2017, Piotr published an in-depth study on the consequences of overdue receivables for economic functioning of companies, which generated over 40 citations in media during its first six days after release.

Before his current position, Piotr has been a Marie Curie Research Fellow at the University of Turin, Italy; a Research Associate at the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement in Hamburg, Germany; and Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics and Institute of Statistics and Demography to the Warsaw School of Economics in Poland.