Team / dr hab. Jerzy Śleszyński, prof. UW

dr hab. Jerzy Śleszyński, prof. UW

An associate professor in the Division of Information Systems and Economic Analysis of the Department of Economic Sciences at the University of Warsaw

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Briefly about himself:

"My professional work is only one of my interests. They are very broad and mostly concern the arts. Depending on how much free time I have, I try to participate in intellectual and artistic life in a variety of ways – exploring and creating."

Career history:

He is a graduate from the Department of Economic Sciences (WNE) at the University of Warsaw (1979). In 1988 he received a PhD degree in economic sciences having defended his PhD thesis entitled: “Wielokryterialność w gospodarowaniu zasobami środowiska przyrodniczego” [“Multi-Criteria Approach to the Management of Environmental Resources”]. In 2001 he received a diploma and a postdoctoral degree. In 1979 he started working as a trainee assistant in the Department of Economic Sciences (WNE) at Warsaw University. He was successively an assistant, a senior assistant, an assistant professor and since 2002 he has been an associate professor in the Division of Information Systems and Economic Analysis of the Department of Economic Sciences (WNE) at the University of Warsaw. In 1991-1994 he was a senior specialist in the Economic Department of the Ministry of Environmental Protection, Natural Resources and Forestry, and in 1993-1998 he was an assistant and a research consultant in the project entitled “Central and Eastern Europe Environmental Economics and Policy” at Harvard Institute for International Development. He is a member of International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) and the Polish Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (PSEŚIZN).

The most important scholarships:

  • Institute for Applied Economics – Catholic University in Leuven
  • Indiana University in Bloomington
  • ACE in World Economy Institute in Kiel
  • Humboldt University in Berlin

Selected publications:

  • "Ecological reform in the tax system in Poland" in: Z. Bochniarz, G. B. Cohen (eds.), The Environment and Sustainable Development in the New Central Europe, Berghahn Books, New York, 2006
  • "Ekologiczna reforma podatkowa. Wyzwanie dla polskiej polityki ochrony środowiska", Wydawnictwo Ekonomia i Środowisko, Białystok, 2004
  • "An Index of Sustainable Economic Welfare for Poland", Sustainable Development 11(2):47-55, 2003
  • "Sustainable Development through Dematerialization: The Case of Poland" Osteuropa-Wirtschaft 47(2):173-199, 2002
  • "Ekonomiczne problemy ochrony środowiska", Agencja Wydawnicza Aries, Warszawa, 2000
  • More

Available lectures:

  • Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Economic Problems of Environmental Protection Policy
  • Sustainable Development Strategy
  • Environmental Protection in Business Enterprise
  • Sustainable Development and its Indicators
  • Decision Support Models
  • Advanced Decision Optimization Models