Piotr Bialowolski (Ph.D., dr. hab) is an associate professor at the Department of Economics, Kozminski University (Warsaw, Poland).
He specializes in applied social science and quantitative methods. His research work focuses on areas related to the financial behavior of households and the quality of life. He spent almost ten years working at universities and research institutes in Italy, Germany and the United States. In Hamburg, he researched the chances of academic success of students in East Asia identifying key factors related to their academic resilience. At the University of Milan, he focused on the evolution of the quality of life of households in Italy from the perspective of their financial situation, while at the University of Turin, being a grant holder from the 7th Framework Program of the European Union (Maria Curie Scholarship), he focused on the analysis of the financial behavior of households and the way it is related to their wellbeing. Since June 2017 he has been working and collaborating with different departments at Harvard University. First, he continued research on the relationship between financial decisions and quality of life at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science. In 2018, he joined the Sustainable Development and Health Initiative at the Harvard School of Public Health directing his research interests to areas related to employee well-being.