A graduate of the Faculty of Economic Sciences at the University of Warsaw and doctoral studies at the Institute of Economics of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Immediately after completing her master's studies in 2000, she started working at the Institute of Economic Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences, where in 2008 she obtained a doctoral degree in economics based on the dissertation "The road to economic liberalism in the concepts of economists of the Krakow school" written under the scientific supervision of dr hab. Zbigniew Hockuba, which is the result of the promoter's research project 1 H02C 035 30 under the same title.
She developed her research interests successively at the Department of Economics of Institutes of the INE PAN and at the Department of Economic Policy of the INE PAN. In 2007-2008, as part of the "Foresight Poland 2020" project, she participated in the Social Security Panel and the Technical and Technological Security Panel.
An active social activist, a member of the Society of Polish Economists, which brings together economists whose views are close to the free-market approach to the economy and economic policy. From May 2015 to June 2017, she was the Secretary General of the Society, and from May 2018 to the present, she is a member of the TEP Audit Committee.
In the periods October 2013 - December 2014, October 2015 - March 2018, October 2018 - September 2022, she was Deputy Director for Economic Affairs. In the period May - October 2015 and April - September 2018, she was the director of the INE PAN, and since October 2022 she has been the director of the institute.
For over 30 years he has been dealing with the issues of market transformation of network sectors, with particular emphasis on the energy sectors. He is the author of over 100 publications, including books, devoted to various aspects of the theory and practice of market reforms in the domestic and foreign energy sector. He managed and participated in several research projects, including those funded by the EU.
The most important book publications in recent years include: An outline of the theory and practice of regulatory reforms on the example of the energy sector, Wyd. DiG, Łódź-Warszawa, 2003, Liberalization and security of electricity supply, Wyd. Key Text, Warsaw, 2012, Regulatory dimension of liberalization. Conclusions for the district heating sector 2015, Wyd. ELIPSA, Warsaw 2015, Energy transformation and its economic and social implications, INE PAN. Warsaw 2021.
Since 1990, for many years, he has combined scientific and research work in the area of market transformations in the energy sectors with expert and consulting activities for various public institutions. He was an advisor to the President of the Antimonopoly Office, the Ministry of Industry and Trade in the period of drafting the first Energy Law; of the President of the Energy Regulatory Office and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland.
Since 2005 until 2018 he was the head of the Department of Economics at the Faculty of Organization and Management of the Lodz University of Technology, and then the deputy director and director of the Institute of Social Sciences and Technology Management of the Lodz University of Technology. Since 1991, he has been an employee of the INE PAN. He was the head of the Department of Economic Policy. In 2015, he was appointed deputy director for scientific affairs, and from 2018 director of the INE PAN. Currently, she is the deputy director for scientific affairs.