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Post-doctoral researcher wins Polish Prime Minister’s Award

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Published on Thursday, 23 November 2017

Michal Burzynski, a post-doctoral researcher at the Centre for Research in Economics and Management (CREA), received the Polish Prime Minister’s Award 2017 for his doctoral dissertation.

The Prime Minister’s Awards are handed out annually at a special reception hosted at the Chancellery of the Prime Minister in Warsaw to the best PhD theses defended in the country. Among the 25 recipients in 2017 was Dr Burzynski for his thesis “Migration, Human Capital and Growth in a Globalized Economy” submitted at the Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium) and Poznan University of Economics and Business (Poland).

Additional awards were presented for outstanding achievements in science, technology and art. The Prime Minister’s Awards were founded in 1994 by initiative of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

Dr Burzynski joined CREA in September 2016, working as a post-doc with Prof. Andreas Irmen in the areas of economics of international migration, quantitative economic theory, international economics and general equilibrium modelling.

CREA and the whole Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance would like to congratulate Dr Burzynski for his success.