Michał Myck is Director and Member of the Board of CenEA. He previously worked at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (1999-2004; International Fellow 2005-2011) and at the DIW-Berlin (2005-2013) where he is currently a Research Fellow in the Public Economics Department. Since 2005 he has been the Polish Country Team Leader for the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE). He is a Research Fellow at IZA Bonn.
He received his B.A. (First Class) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of Oxford (1997) and an M.Phil. degree in Economics at the University of Oxford (1999). In March 2006 he received his Ph.D. degree at the University of Warsaw. In June 2015 he received his habilitation degree at the School of Business and Economics of the Freie Universität Berlin.
His work is currently centred on modelling of labour market behaviour, the relationship between health and employment, the effectiveness of welfare to work programmes, and the structure of personal taxes and benefits. He published in such journals as Journal of Health Economics, Social Science and Medicine, Labour Economics, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Economics of Transition, Fiscal Studies, Oxford Review of Economic Policy and Review of Economics of the Household.