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) and at the DIW-Berlin (2005-2010). Between 2005-2017 he was 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 completed his habilitation at the Free University Berlin. He is currently affiliated as Privatdozent at the University of Griefswald.

His work has been focused 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 American Economic Jounal - Economic Policy, Journal of Health Economics, Labour Economics, Social Science and Medicine, 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 Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15643
Ellam Kulati, Michal Myck, Giacomo Pasini
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2023, 213, 87-101
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14881
revised version published in: Journal of Happiness Studies, 2023, 24, 813 - 838
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14343
published as 'Widows' Time: Adjusting to Loss' in: Research in Labor Economics, 2023, 50, 369-396
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14244
Michal Myck, Monika Oczkowska, Izabela Wowczko
revised version published as 'Parental gender preferences in Central and Eastern Europe and differential early life disadvantages' in: Economics of Transition and Institutional Change, 2024, 32 (1), 237–263
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12734
Michał Brzeziński, Michal Myck, Mateusz Najsztub
revised version published as 'Sharing the gains of transition: evaluating changes in income inequality and redistribution in Poland using combined survey and tax return data' in: European Journal of Political Economy, 2022, 73, 102121