Wolszczak-Derlacz, Joanna

Associate Professor

Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland

Poland

Max Weber alumnus

Department of Economics

Cohort(s): 2007/2008

Ph.D. Institution

Gdansk University of Technology, Poland

Biography

I gained my Ph.D. in Economics at the Gdansk University of Technology, Poland with the thesis title: “The analysis of price convergence in the EU”.
I conducted part of my research at Katholieke Universitei Leuven, Belgium as a Marie Curie Fellow (September 2005-February 2006) and at Glasgow University as a research visitor (March – June 2004).
As far as my research work is concerned one book and eight of my articles have been published (see CV).
My current research comprises of the project “Price convergence of the new EU
member countries” (fund by The Centre for Economic Research and Graduate Education, Prague (CERGE). In this project I want to I expand my dissertation for the New Member States where the price convergence problem is at the top of the public agenda.
As far as my teachning skills are concerned, since 2001 I have worked as a junior lecturer at Gdansk University of Technology and in October 2006 I was nominated for research and teaching fellow (adjunct). My teaching covers a range of subjects starting from Microeconomics – module for undergraduate students, Statistics – laboratory, Economic Integration of Europe – lecturing for undergraduate and postgraduate students. I have designed the module: Process of Convergence in the EU (with English as a language of instruction)
My mother tongue is Polish, I can speak English - fluent, French, German and Russian - basic.
I am competent with most Microsoft computer programs, statistical software such as: Statistica, Microfit, Stata and LyTex.
My hobby is sailing (rank of helmsman), traveling, football (fun club Arka Gdynia) and internet.

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