Piotr Lewandowski

Research Fellow

Institute for Structural Research (IBS)

Piotr Lewandowski is a labour economist, co- founder and president of the board at Institute for Structural Research (IBS), a research institute based in Warsaw, Poland.

In the past affiliated to Warsaw School of Economics’ Department of Economics I, he has also collaborated with the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy and the Chancellery of President and UNDP in Poland.

His research interests include labour market institutions, minimum wage, temporary contracts and labour market segmentation, influence of technology on employment, pensions and social policy, economic studies of Central and Eastern European post-transition countries, as well as the labour market effects of climate and energy policies.

Piotr joined IZA as a Research Fellow in July 2016.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 11012

Between 2002 and 2015, temporary employment in Poland more than doubled. Poland became the country with the highest share of temporary jobs in the EU. In this paper, we study how this process affected job quality and job quantity. We analyse the gaps between temporary and permanent workers in six...

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10732

This paper analyses the age dimension of changes in the task composition of jobs in 12 European countries between 1998 and 2014. We use the approach proposed by Autor et al. (2003) and Acemoglu & Autor (2011), and combine O*NET occupation content data with EU-LFS individual data to construct five...

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10098
Karolina Goraus-Tanska, Piotr Lewandowski

Minimum wages continue to be at the centre of the policy debates in both developed and emerging economies. Such policies can only be effective if (1) the existing regulatory system does not have gaps that allow for the payment of wages below the minimum wage, and (2) the existing minimum...