Professor of Economics, Kozminski University, Senior Economist, the World Bank
Prof. Marcin Piatkowski is a Senior Economist at the World Bank, where he works with the governments of China to promote innovation, improve the business environment and support green development. He is also Associate Professor of Economics at Kozminski University in Warsaw, the highest ranked business school in Central Europe.
Prior to that, he was the Chief Economist and Managing Director of PKO BP, the largest bank in Poland, economist in the European Department of the IMF and Advisor to IMF's Executive Director. He also served as Advisor to Poland's Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance.
Marcin holds a Ph.D. and habilitation in Economics from Kozminski University and an M.A. in Finance and Banking summa cum laude from the Warsaw School of Economics. He was a visiting scholar at Harvard University, London Business School and the OECD Development Center.
He is the author of the book Europe’s Growth Champion: Insights from the Economic Rise of Poland, Oxford University Press 2018, which has been selected by the Book Authority as one of the “Best Economic Development Books of All Time” and was awarded the top prize of the “Best Book in Economics in 2019” by the Polish Academy of Sciences and the “Best Economic Education Book in 2020” in a competition sponsored by the National Bank of Poland.