Paweł Kaczmarczyk is vice director of the Centre of Migration Research at the University of Warsaw (since 2009) which he joined in 1997. He holds M.A. and Ph.D. in economics awarded at the University of Warsaw, Faculty of Economics in 1999 and 2004 respectively. Since 2004 he is assistant professor at the Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw and director of Central and Eastern European Economic Research Centre affiliated at the Faculty. He is also a member of the Board of Strategic Advisers to the Prime Minister of Poland.

His main research areas include causes and consequences of labour migration (with special attention paid to analysis of migration processes in CEE countries), highly skilled mobility, methodology of migration research, labour economics, international economics and migration policy. Author of many publications concerning those areas.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2011.