Jan Rutkowski

director, policy research

Jan Rutkowski 1

PhD in economics. He worked for the World Bank between 1994 and 2016, since 2005 as Lead Economist. During his career he studied labour markets and poverty in European, Asian and North African countries and advised on labour market reforms in transition economies. He is the author of many analyses of the World Bank, including co-authorship of flagship reports: Enhancing Job Opportunities: Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union (2005) and  Skills, not just Diplomas. Managing Education for Results in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (2012).


At the Institute for Structural Research his responsibilities include, among others, planning, coordination and scientific supervision of the publishing series IBS Policy Papers (since June 2017). He deals with dissemination of research results of the Institute in the field of public policy analysis. He participates in  dialogue with public administration, social stakeholders and international institutions.


After hours, he is interested psychology, photography, sport shooting.


labour market, social policy, social inequality, welfare state, labour market skills

curriculum vitae

Jan Rutkowski