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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.