PhD candidate at SGH Warsaw School of Economics and a Research Affiliate at IZA – Institute of Labor Economics. In the past, he was a Fulbright scholar at UC Berkeley, a research assistant at the University of Zurich, and he received scholarships at the University of Groningen and the University of Bonn. He was awarded the NCN Preludium grant by the National Science Centre, Poland (a research project on the employment effects of an unconditional cash transfer). His interests lie in labour economics, political economy, and economic history. He is currently investigating the effects of social transfers on household labour supply, the effects of automation on wage and income inequality, the impact of wealth inequality on ethnic conflict, and the role of network effects in LGBTQ individuals’ decisions to disclose their identity. A fan of music festivals, cinema, theatre and queer culture.