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Full Name Zofia Lapniewska
Preferred Name Zofia Łapniewska
Country Poland
Affiliation(s) The Jagiellonian University
About Me

Scientific activity

Areas of scientific interests:

Research, analyses and publications in the fields of institutional economics, economic policy and feminist economics, focused, among others, on such issues as governing the commons, grassroots organizations, cooperative activities and care.

International research fellowships:

  • 02.2016 – 07.2016 – Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Women in Scotland’s Economy Research Centre at Glasgow Caledonian University, project title: “Growth, Equality and Employment. Investing in Childcare in Scotland”
  • 01.2015 – 07.2015 – Visiting Fellow in the Gender Institute at the London School of Economics and Political Science, project title: “Energy, Equality and Sustainability. Energy Cooperatives from a Gender Perspective”
  • 11.2014 – 12.2014 – Research Fellow in the Center for Technology and Society (ZTG) at the Technische Universität Berlin, project title: “Cooperatives Governing German Energy Infrastructure”
  • 10.2012 – 10.2013 – Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Center for Transdisciplinary Gender Studies (ZtG) at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, project title: “Reading Elinor Ostrom through the Gender Perspective. Gender in the Theory of Commons on the Basis of Elinor Ostrom Scientific Research”

Major Collaborations and Project Management Experiences:

  • 04.2020 -12.2020 –Member of the Research Group: “How does the COVID-19 pandemic affect the economic and psychosocial situation of students? Diagnosis and recommendations”, Society Now! Host Institution: Jagiellonian University in Kraków
  • 11.2014 – 12.2014 – Principal Investigator: “Cooperatives Governing German Energy Infrastructure”, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, Bonn, Host Institution: Technische Universität Berlin; grant no 323/thi A/12/00319
  • 10.2014 – 09.2015 – Scientific Coordinator: “Gender-sensitive budget – an initiative from Konin”, Stefan Batory Foundation, Warsaw, Host Institution: Foundation “Out loud”, Konin; grant no PL05-0349
  • 09.2013 – 02.2016 – Associate of the Research Team: “Gender equality and quality of life – how gender equality can contribute to development in Europe. A study of Poland and Norway”, Polish-Norwegian Research Programme, Oslo, Host Institution: Jagiellonian University in Kraków; grant no Pol-Nor/200641/63/2013
  • 03.2013 – 09.2013 – Principal Investigator: “Reading Elinor Ostrom through the Gender Perspective. Gender in the Theory of Commons on the Basis of Elinor Ostrom Scientific Research”, Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, Bonn, Host Institution: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin;  grant no Az.
  • 09.2012 – 11.2013 – Scientific Coordinator: “Budget of Equal Opportunities. Gender Budgeting for Local Governments”, implemented within the project “Integrated support system of social economy in Poland”, European Social Fund, Brussels, Host Institution:  United Nations Development Programme, Project Office Poland, Warsaw
  • 02.2012 – 02.2014 – Member of the Research Group: “Drawing Up a Plan and Tools of Monitoring of Local Governments with Special Emphasis on the Activities Preventing Discrimination and Social Exclusion”, Stefan Batory Foundation, Warsaw, Host Institution: Autonomy Foundation, Kraków
  • 08.2011 – 09.2012 – Member of the Research Group: “Socio-economic Exclusion in the Urban Space”, Network of East-West Women, Book & Journal Project
  • 03.2010 – 12.2010 – Co-author and Member of the Editorial Board: “Women on the ‘Green Island’. Crisis in Poland from Gender Perspective”, Heinrich Böll Foundation’s Regional Office in Warsaw, Host Institution: Feminoteka Foundation, Warsaw
Expertise by Geography Europe
Expertise by sub-field Behavioral Economics, Economics of Distribution / Inequality, Ecological / Environmental Economics, Feminist Economics / Economics of Gender, Heterodox Economics, Macroeconomics, Political Economy