Michal Myck is Director of the Centre for Economic Analysis, CenEA, in Szczecin (PL). He previously worked at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (1999-2004; International Fellow 2005-2011) and at the DIW-Berlin (2005-2010). Since 2005 he has been the Polish Country Team Leader for the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE).

He received his B.A. (First Class) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of Oxford (1997) and an M.Phil. degree in Economics at the University of Oxford (1999). In March 2006 he received his Ph.D. degree at the University of Warsaw and in June 2015 a habilitation degree at the Free University Berlin.

His work is currently centered on modelling of labour market behaviour, the relationship between health and employment, the effectiveness of welfare to work programmes, and the structure of personal taxes and benefits. He published in such journals as Journal of Health Economics, Labour Economics, Social Science and Medicine, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Fiscal Studies, Oxford Review of Economic Policy and Review of Economics of the Household.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in December 2004 and became a Research Fellow in February 2007.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 9531
published in: Contemporary Economics, 2017, 11(2), 161-170
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8895
revised version published in: American Economic Journal - Economic Policy, 2018, 10(3), 284-308
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7532
revised version published as 'Poverty and Transitions in Health in Later Life' in Social Science and Medicine, 2014, 116, 202–210
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7506
Michal Myck, Anna Kurowska, Michał Kundera
published in: Baltic Journal of Economics, 2013, 13 (2)
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6933
revised version published in: Economics of Transition, 2016, 24(4), 705-725