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Dr Wojtek Paczos

Dr Wojtek Paczos

Senior Lecturer in Economics

+44 (0)29 2087 5732
D18, Aberconway Building, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU
Available for postgraduate supervision


I am a Senior Lecturer in Economics in Cardiff University. I am a macroeconomist and my research interests include sovereign debt and default, monetary policy in open macro and financial intergration. I hold a PhD from the European University Institute in Florence (2016).
Since 2018 I am a Visiting Academic in the Bank of England and since 2019 I also hold a position in the Institute of Economics of the Polish Academy of Sciences. In 2020 I was appointed to the Covid-19 Advisory Team to the President of the Polish Academy of Sciences.


Honours and awards

  • Olga Radzyner Award by Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) for the best scientific work on European economic integration by young economists for Foreign Banks and the Bank Lending Channel, 2017
  • Polish National Bank (NBP) Research Grant, 2014
  • European University Institute Ph.D. Scholarship, 2010-14

Professional memberships

  • European Economic Association
  • Royal Economic Society
  • American Economic Association
  • Econometric Society

Academic positions

  • Since 2019: Lecturer (tenured Assistant Professor), Cardiff University,
  • Since 2019: Adiunkt (Assistant Professor), Institute of Economics, Polish Academy of Sciences,
  • 2018-2020: Visiting Academic, Bank of England
  • 2015-2019: Lecturer in Economics (on probabtion), Cardiff University

Speaking engagements

Invited Seminars:

  • University of Leicester (2020)
  • Polish Academy of Sciences (2020)
  • Bank of England (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Kings College London (2019)
  • Graduate Institute Geneva (2017)
  • European Central Bank (2015)
  • CREI Barcelona (2014)
  • ETH Zurich (2014)
  • University of Konstanz (2014)
  • Vienna University of Economics and Business (2014)
  • Cardiff University (2015-2020)
  • European University Institute (2011-2014)

Conference Presentations:

  • Polish National Bank Summer Workshop in Warsaw (2019, 2016)
  • Computational and Financial Econometrics International Conference (University of London 2020),
  • Macroeconomics Network in South West Workshop (University of Bath 2019)
  • European Economic Association Congress (Lisbon 2017, Mannheim 2015)
  • Royal Economic Society Annual Conference (Bristol, 2017)
  • Mannheim Macro Workshop (2016, discussant)
  • Spring Meeting of Young Economists (Lisbon 2016)
  • Money Macro and Finance Research Group Conference (Cardiff 2015)
  • European University Institute: Economic Policy after the Financial Crisis (2014, discussant) and Workshop on Fiscal Policy and Debt (2012, discussant)
  • Econometric Society Summer Meeting (University of Minnesota 2014)
  • Workshop on Dynamic Macroeconomics in Vigo (2014)
  • Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis Conference in Economics and Finance (2014)
  • UniCredit & Universities in Workshop (Belgrade 2014)

Policy Panels:

Policy Panels in Polish:

Committees and reviewing

  • Journal Reviewer: B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, Bulletin of Economic Research, International Economics, Review of International Economics
  • Member of the Covid-19 Advisory Group to the President of the Polish Academy of Sciences
  • Member of Concilium Civitas: a society of Polish social scientists in foreign universities
  • Founder of “Prosperity for Generations”: an economic think tank
  • Member of the Shadow Management Board, Cardiff Business School
  • Survey of Polish Economists: Member of the Questions Panel





Teaching commitments

  • Advanced Numerical Methods, PhD, since 2015
  • Economics of Banking, UG, since 2016

Additional teaching

Past Teaching:

  • International Economics, UG, Arcadia University London Campus
  • Intermediate Microeconomics (TA), MA, Johns Hopkins University SAIS Bologna Center,
  • Macroeconomics (TA), PhD, EUI Florence,
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics (TA), UG, Warsaw School of Economics,

Research interests

  • Sovereign debt and default
  • Monetary policy in open macro
  • Financial integration


Areas of expertise

Research links