Publications

MONOGRAPHS

Polakowski, Michal (2010) The Institutional Transformation of Social Policy in East Central Europe. Poland and Hungary in Comparative and Institutional Perspective. Maastricht: Boekenplan MGSOG Dissertation Series, no 14/2010.

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Hagemejer, Krzysztof and Michal Polakowski (forthcoming 2020) Financial sustainability of social security: between accounting and instrumentalization. Sustainability.

Szelewa, Dorota and Michal Polakowski (2019) The “ugly” face of social investment? The politics of childcare in Central and Eastern Europe. Social Policy&Administration, Early View https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12497

Polakowski, Michal and Ryszard Szarfenberg (2018) Social policy of a mature socialism. Social Policy. Special Edition: 100 years of Polish Social Policy 1(14). https://www.ipiss.com.pl/psnumery/14a

Polakowski, Michal (2018) Old-age pension systems’ reforms in Germany, Greece and France – a social citizenship perspective. Research Papers of Wrocław University of Economics 16: 165-180. https://www.ceeol.com/search/article-detail?id=720216

Polakowski, Michal and Dorota Szelewa (2016) Poland in the migration chain causes and consequences Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research 22(2): 207-218 https://doi.org/10.1177/1024258916636581

Polakowski, Michal (2012) Social and Economic Conditions for Pension Reforms in Europe. Studia Biura Analiz Sejmowych 2(30);

Szelewa, Dorota and Michal Polakowski (2008) Who cares? Changing patterns of childcare in Central and Eastern Europe. Journal of European Social Policy 18(2): 115-131 https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0958928707087589  Also published in Journal of Hungarian Social Policy 1/2009 (in Hungarian);

Polakowski, Michal and Dorota Szelewa (2007) Porownawcze studium swiadczen dla osob bezrobotnych w Europie Srodkowo-Wschodniej [A comparative study of unemployment compensation in Central and Eastern Europe], Social Policy Problems. Studies and Debates 11/2008

Polakowski, Michal (2004) Retrenchment po szwedzku” [Retrenchment in a Swedish Way] in: Social Policy Problems. Studies and Debates 7/2004: 33-52.

EDITED BOOKS

Polakowski, Michal, Bastian Sendhardt and Dorota Szelewa (eds) (2018) The Future of the Welfare State. Perspectives from the Baltic Sea Region. Warsaw: Friedrich Ebert Office in Poland and ICRA. https://library.fes.de/pdf-files/bueros/warschau/14095.pdf

Kenichi Hirose, Krzysztof Hagemejer and Michal Polakowski (eds) (2016) Social Security System of Ukraine in 2014–15 and Beyond. Towards effective social protection floors Geneva: International Labour Organization. https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/—europe/—ro-geneva/—sro-budapest/documents/publication/wcms_504529.pdf 

Pawlak, Patryk, Michal Polakowski et. al (eds.) (2010) Dis(Integration Policy). Managing Third Country Citizens’ Integration in Poland” Warsaw: Scholar (in Polish)

BOOK CHAPTERS

Polakowski, Michal and Ryszard Szarfenberg (2018) Social policy of a mature socialism. In Elżbieta Bojanowska, Mirosław Grewiński et. al. (eds.) 100 years of social policy in Poland. Warsaw: Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy.

Polakowski, Michal and Krzysztof Hagemejer (2018). Poland. In: Isabel Ortiz, Fabio Durán-Valverde et. al. (eds.) Reversing Pension Privatizations: Rebuilding public pension systems in Eastern Europe and Latin America Geneva: International Labour Organization. https://www.social-protection.org/gimi/gess/RessourcePDF.action?id=55301

Szelewa, Dorota and M. Polakowski (2018) Bitter Debates: Flight, Immigration and the Polish Left. In M. Broening and C.P. Mohr (eds.) The Politics of Migration and The Future of the European Left. Bonn: Dietz Verlag.

Polakowski, Michal and Dorota Szelewa (2010) Taxation and Social Policy. In: Taxes. A Guide. Warszawa: Krytyka Publiczna ((in Polish).

Pawlak, Patryk, Michal Polakowski et. al. (2010) Introduction: from dis(integration) to migrant-mainstreaming. In Pawlak, Patryk, Michal Polakowski et. al (eds.) Dis(Integration Policy). Managing Third Country Citizens’ Integration in Poland. Warsaw: Scholar (in Polish).

Polakowski, Michal (2010) Immigrant integration projects in the field of labour market and social policy in: In Pawlak, Patryk, Michal Polakowski et. al (eds.) Dis(Integration Policy). Managing Third Country Citizens’ Integration in Poland. Warsaw: Scholar (in Polish).

POLICY PAPERS AND REPORTS

Polakowski, Michal. Poland – Labour Relations and Social Dialogue: Annual Reviews (issued in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018). Friedrich Ebert Stiftung. http://www.fes-socialdialogue.org/news-list/e/the-2018-annual-reviews-of-labour-relations-and-social-dialogue-for-19-countries-in-central-eastern-europe-and-southeast-europe-are-online/

Warsaw Debates on Social Policy Papers Series (Warsaw: Friedrich Ebert Foundation and ICRA Foundation, each paper around 8000 words, in Polish):

  1. Bakalarczyk, R., Sutowski, M., Polakowski, M. and D. Szelewa (2017) Social Policy of the Law and Justice government;
  2. Polakowski, M. and D. Szelewa (2016) Right-wing turn in Polish politics;
  3. Polakowski, M. and D. Szelewa (2016) Balance sheet of PO-PSL coalition;
  4. Polakowski, M. and D. Szelewa (2016) Refugees: are we ready?;
  5. Polakowski, M. and D. Szelewa (2015) Social policy of Poland during socialist period;
  6. Polakowski, M. Hagemejer, K. et. al. (2015) Global Social Policy;
  7. Bakalarczyk, R., Kubicki, P.,Polakowski, M. (2015) Disability in Poland – the issue of care;
  8. Polakowski, M. and D. Szelewa (2014) Social policy and the process of European Integration;
  9. Polakowski, M. and D. Szelewa (2014) Crisis and social policy;
  10. Polakowski, M. (2013) Unemployment in Poland: between individual strategies and state;
  11. Polakowski, M. and D. Szelewa (2013) Social policy and migration;
  12. Szelewa, D. and M. Polakowski (2012) Social policy after 1989: language, context and development perspectives;
  13. Polakowski, M. (2012) Young Poles: education and labour market problems;
  14. Polakowski, M. (2012) Polish pension system: risk and opportunities.

Policy reports – iMAP-The Map of Integration Initiatives in Poland (Center for International Relations Working Papers, each paper about 8000 words, in Polish):

  1. Polakowski, M. (2010) The access of third countries’ migrants to social assistance and healthcare services in Poland;
  2. Polakowski, M. (2010) Labour market policy towards third countries’ migrants in Poland;
  3. Polakowski, M. (2010) Social security rights of third countries’ migrants in Poland

 Other working papers:

  1. Polakowski, M. and D. Szelewa (forthcoming 2018) Future of the Welfare State. Perspectives from the Baltic Sea Region, Warsaw: Friedrich Ebert Foundation and ICRA Foundation;
  2. Polakowski, M. Poland – labour relations and social dialogue: annual review. Bratislava: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (issued in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, forthcoming 2018);
  3. Polakowski, M. (2012) The labour market situation of Polish youth, country report for Youth Unemployment in Europe project, Friedrch Ebert Foundation;

WORK IN PROGRESS

“Reversal of pension reform in Poland”

“Comparative analysis of pension reform in Europe: a fuzzy-set analysis”

“IT in social services”

“Political economy of social investment in Visegrad countries” (edited volume proposal submitted to Cambridge University Press)

“Tax expenditure/fiscal welfare in Hungary and in Poland”

“Tax expenditure/fiscal welfare in Hungary and in Poland”