About the Institute

Institute of Economics, Polish Academy of Sciences was founded on the 10th of December 1980 on the basis of a resolution of the Presidium of the Polish Academy of Sciences approved on the 5th of January 1981 by the Prime Minister. The Institute obtained its legal personality from the President of the Polish Academy of Sciences on the 17th of October 1999.



  • Conducting scientific research in the field of economic theory and analysis
  • Development of scientific personnel
  • Universalizing economical knowledge
  • Popularization of Polish economic thought abroad
  • Carrying out tasks assigned by the Polish Academy of Sciences



The Institute conducts research in the following fields:

  • Economic Theory
  • Economic Policy
  • Analysis, forecasts and strategic studies concerning the Polish economy
  • Analysis of the world economy and European integration regarding their influence on the development of the Polish economy.


The Institute employs 40 scientific researchers. It is authorized to confer the academic degree of doctor and doctor habilitatus of economic sciences and to propose motions concerning conferring the degree of professor of economic sciences. The Institute’s Scientific Council performs consultative and advisory functions and sets the course for scientific research. The chairman of the Scientific Council is prof. dr hab. Barbara Błaszczyk. The Institute’s director is prof. dr hab. Andrzej Szablewski.

Former directors of the Institute include: professor Jozef Pajestka (1981-1990), professor Cezary Józefiak (1990-1993), professor Marek Belka (1993-1996), professor Urszula Grzelońska (1996-1999),professor Zbigniew Hockuba (1999-2005), prof. dr hab. Leszek Jasiński (2005-2013), prof. nadzw. dr hab. Cezary Wójcik (2013-2015), prof. nadzw. dr hab. Piotr Krajewski (2015–2018).

Head Office:

Pałac Staszica
ul. Nowy Swiat 72
00-330 Warszawa
phone: +4822 657 27 07
fax: +4822 826 72 54
e-mail: inepan@inepan.waw.pl

Didactics Department:

Palace of Culture and Science
Pl. Defilad 1
00-901 Warszawa
phone:+4822 656 64 31
phone:+4822 656 64 38
fax: +4822 656 64 31
e-mail: dhabur@inepan.waw.pl