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Mateusz Szczurek

Mateusz Szczurek

Minister of Finance, Poland

Doctor of Economics at the University of Sussex, Mateusz Szczurek graduated from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Warsaw.

Born on 11 August 1975. Doctor of Economics at the University of Sussex. Graduated from the Faculty of Economics, University of Warsaw.

In 1998 and 2007, Mateusz Szczurek completed econometrics courses at the International Center for Money and Banking Studies in Geneva and London. In 1994-1997 he participated in a joint programme and achieved the title of Bachelor of Arts of University of Warsaw and Columbia University in the City of New York, School of International and Public Affairs. In 1997, he became Master of Arts in international economy, University of Sussex.

From 2011, Mateusz Szczurek was chief economist of ING Group for Central and Eastern Europe. In 1997-2011, he was economist at ING Barings, and then chief economist at ING Bank Śląski. Lecturer of economics at the Warsaw School of Economics, University of Sussex and Goethe Business School (Frankfurt). In 2003-2005, co-founder and President of the British Alumni Society in Poland. Member of the Polish Economists' Society.

He is married and has five children. Mateusz Szczurek likes photography and cycling (in the past few years he made 30 thousand km by bike in, among others, Rwanda, Central Asia and the Andes).

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Mateusz Szczurek

Quantifying the macroeconomic impact of the European fund for investments

In his keynote address at the 2014 Bruegel Institute annual dinner Poland’s Minister of Finance Mr. Mateusz Szczurek laid out a proposal for jumpstarting the EU economy, avoiding a prolonged stagnation and building solid foundations for long run growth. 

By: Mateusz Szczurek Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: September 20, 2014