The below information is as of October 4, 2013. It may differ from the current information.



Visiting Scholar (until October 04, 2013)

Economist, Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Informations Internationales (CEPII)




2005 Ph.D. European University Viadrina, Germany
2000 M.A. Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine


2012 Visiting researcher at the Hungarian Central Bank
2010 Consultant at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
2008 Visiting researcher at the South African Reserve Bank
2007 Visiting researcher at the National Bank of Poland
2001 Consultant at the European Investment Bank

Selected Publications and Papers

"FDI from the South: The role of institutional distance and natural resources," 2013, with M. Aleksynska, European Journal of Political Economy, 29, 38-53.

"The effect of foreign bank presence on firm entry and exit in transition economies," 2012, Journal of Banking and Finance 36(6), 1710-1721.

"Foreign bank entry and credit allocation in emerging markets," 2012, with H. Degryse, E. Jurzyk, S. Kozak, Journal of Banking and Finance 36(11), 2949-2959.

"Inherited or earned? Performance of foreign banks in Central and Eastern Europe," 2011, with E. Jurzyk, Journal of Banking and Finance 35(5), 1291-1302.

"Profitability of foreign and domestic banks in Central and Eastern Europe: Does the mode of entry matter?" 2011, with E. Jurzyk, Economics of Transition 19(3) 443-742.

"When do long-term imbalances lead to current account reversals?" 2010, with K. Benhima, World Economy 33 (1), 107 -128.

"Foreign direct investment in China: Reward of remedy?" 2007, with S. Poncet, World Economy 30 (11), 1662-1681.

"Efficiency of the Polish banking industry: Foreign versus domestic banks," 2006, Journal of Banking and Finance 30, 1975-1996.

"Consolidation of the Polish banking sector: Consequences for the banking institutions and the public," 2004, Economic Systems 28(2), 125-140.