Dean of the Collegium of World Economy
Professor Marzenna Weresa, Ph. D.
Marzenna Anna Weresa a full professor of Economics, since 2005 works as a director of the World Economy Research Institute; elected as a Dean of the Collegium of World Economy at Warsaw School of Economics for the period of 2016-2020. She holds Ph.D. degree in Economics (1995) and habilitation (D.Sc.) in Economics (2002) from the SGH Warsaw School of Economics (Poland). In 1999-2000 she worked as a research fellow at the University College London.
Her research and academic teaching focus on international economics, in particular, issues relating to FDI, technology transfer, innovation as well as the effects of FDI and foreign trade on competitiveness. She authored and co-authored over 100 books and scientific articles. She has been carried out many advisory projects for enterprises and governmental organizations in the field of internationalization strategies, R&D and innovation.
In 2012-14 she was a member of the High Level Economic Policy Expert Group – i4g, providing an advice to the European Commission on policies for research and innovation and how to turn them into growth. In 2014-2015 she is a member of the Research, Innovation and Science Policy Expert (RISE) High Level Group (HLG) assisting the DG Research and Innovation of the European Commission in formulating recommendations for the achievement and functioning of the European Research Area (ERA) and implementing the EU research and innovation policies.
Areas of expertise: international economics, with the focus on foreign trade and foreign direct investment; economics of innovation; microeconomics of competitiveness.