Piotr Jaworski

Piotr Jaworski

Dr Piotr Jaworski SFHEA, CMBE



Since April 2006 lecturing at the Edinburgh Napier Business School. Previously, since 2003 he has been lecturing in Britain: first at University College London and then at Birkbeck College.

Before this, since 1994, he worked in Poland at Warsaw School of Economics and in The School of Insurance and Banking. He was also involved in negotiations on Polish accession to the European Union serving as an adviser to minister of finance for eight years.

His PhD thesis on economics of pension systems was awarded with first prize for the best Polish thesis by the French BISE bank in 2004. In 2014 he was awarded Outstanding Polish in Scotland (Science) Award by the Pangea International.

Research Areas


Conference Organising Activity

  • Advance HE Teaching & Learning Conference 2018
  • Risks in Contemporary Business; Singidunum University in Belgrade
  • Moodle Moot Conference Edinburgh
  • SPACE AGM & Conference Mechelen
  • 20th SPACE AGM & Conference Tallinn
  • Developments in Economics Education (DEE) Conference
  • 15th EDiNEB Conference in Malaga


External Examining/Validations

  • Leeds International Study Centre External examiner
  • Liverpool John Moor's University External Examiner
  • Aston University periodic review of Maters’ Programmes
  • UCL External Examiner
  • University of Sunderland External Examiner
  • UCL Augmented Annual Monitoring
  • International Business College Mitrovica in Kosovo
  • The University of Hong Kong External Examiner
  • UCL External Examiner
  • Nottingham Trent University External Panel Member


Fellowships and Awards

  • Outstanding Polish in Scotland (Science) by the Pangea International


Grant Reviewer

  • MRC Predictive inferences for clinical decision-making using multivariate meta-analysis through copulas
  • Pomost Programme: Foundation for Polish Science
  • START Programme: Foundation for Polish Science
  • Kolumb Programme: Foundation for Polish Science
  • Economic & Social Research Council: Natural resources, Political and Economic Development'


Invited Speaker

  • Scottish Festival of Politics Panelist: Workers’ Rights in the 21st Century – do we need them?
  • Scottish Festival of Politics One of two panellists: Made in Dagenham – film screening?


Media Activity

  • Interview Philippa Nuttall Jones Why oil money is still essential to Scotland’s political future published in the New Statemen on 5 May 2021
  • Nicola Sturgeon tipped to use 'Norway's krone' in an independent Scotland
  • Invited Interview: Expert says Scotland should use eco advantage in economic case for independence
  • Is Scottish Independence Push Worth the Pain Given COVID and Brexit Impact?
  • Expert Opinion on Small Business: Edinburgh Evening News 22nd July 202
  • ABC Nyheter interview (Norway
  • Interview with Russian 5 News Channel on Scottish Independence
  • Interview for STV News on Scottish Independence
  • Scottish independence referendum: Experts examine the claims - BBC


Membership of Professional Body

  • Certified Management & Business Educator of the Chartered Association of Business Schools
  • Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy
  • Fellow of The Higher Education Academy


Public/Community Engagement

  • Growth Opportunities for the Wealth Management Industry
  • Polish Insurance Market



  • National Science Centre SONATA programme review
  • Principles of Economics textbook by Stevenson/Wolfers
  • Andrew Gillespie Foundations of Economics, Oxford University Press
  • Glenn Hubbard, Introductory Economics, Pearson
  • Sloman, Essentials of Economics, 7th edition
  • Economics by Daron Acemoglu, David Laibson and John List, Pearson
  • Macroeconomics: A European Perspective by Olivier Blanchard, Alessia Amighini and Francesco Giavazzi, Pearson
  • Enrico Colombatto for a student textbook entitled Economics for the Non-economist. Palgrave.
  • Business Economics by Andrew Gillespie, Oxford University Press
  • Begg “Foundations of Economics, 5th Edition”, McGraw Hill
  • Begg “Foundations of Economics, 4th Edition”, McGraw Hill
  • Czech Sociological Review - Special Reviews: Behavioral Economics for Sociological Purposes
  • Reading and Understanding Economics by Kevin Boakes, Pearson
  • Development Economics: A Sustainability Approach, Oxford University Press
  • Sloman Principles of Economics Textbook Pearson on Prentice Hall


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