Fields of activities:
|» Economics |
» Business and Management
|» Family and consumer service |
Brief description of your activity focus
public and private insurance, personal finance, pension schemes, social policy
Details about Expertise / Competences / Technologies
Dr. Marcin Kawiński is a reader at the Warsaw School of Economics, Department of Social Insurance.
His interest focuses on management of social risk with special attention paid to household and
consumer issues. PhD’s thesis (at the Warsaw School of Economics) concentrated on effectiveness and
efficiency of public and private insurance in social policy was awarded by Ministry of Social Affairs.
Kawinski lead several scientific projects concerning wide range of risks, like: sickness, unemployment
and old age. The ongoing projects are dedicated to personal finance from insurance perspective, best
benchmarks for pension funds and the way they are presented to the funds’ members, and equity
release in Poland. His publications deal with different aspects of social risk management from the
perspective of household and state.
Kawinski has reach background in consumer affairs, very often representing them at various meetings
and conferences. Since 2010 Kawinski is a member of FSUG (Financial Services User Group at the
European Commission), actively representing consumer’s issues concerning financial services. Marcin
Kawinski is also the member of Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group and Occupational Pension Stakeholder Group, both at the EIOPA, and Banking Stakeholder Group at the EBA. From 2007 to 2010 he was a member of FIN-USE (Forum of user experts in the area of financial services at the European Commission). He was also an expert in PHARE and in TAIEX projects in Bulgaria and Turkey. For many years Kawinski worked for Insurance Ombudsman in Poland. In the period 2006-2008 Kawinski
participated in the Steering Committee of FIN-NET (Financial Dispute Resolution Network).
In the last period Kawinski actively cooperates with: Social Policy Association and Institute of Applied
Social Studies, the Centre for Household Assets and Savings Management (Member of Advisory Board)
both at the University of Birmingham, and the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels.
|Project Type||Other (International)|
|Project Title||How Generation Y Will Change the Automobile Insurance Policyholder Experience in Central and Eastern Europe|
|Project Title||System of performance evaluation and presentation of investment returns of funded pension systems|
|Project Title||Pro-consumer institutions within insurance market|
|Specific Theme||Insurance ombudsman|
|Project Title||Social features if insurance market development|
|Specific Theme||Non-life insurance for household, unemployment insurance, microinsurance|
|Project Title||Application of micro-insurance project in the community, based on public-private partnership|
International and national projects beyond EU Framework Programme
Warsaw School of Economics
Social Insurance Department
List of projects since 2009
1) Research project Pro-consumer institutions within insurance market [in Polish: Problemy prokonsumenckiej
instytucjonalizacji rynku ubezpieczeniowego] 2011, Financed by the Warsaw School of Economics. Project
manager: Tadeusz Szumlicz, co-authors: Marcin Kawiński, Joanna Rutecka.
2) Research project No. N N114 165138 System of performance evaluation and presentation of investment returns of funded pension systems [in Polish: System oceny i prezentacji wyników inwestycyjnych kapitałowych systemów emerytalnych], 2010, financed by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Project manager: Marcin Kawiński, co-authors: Dariusz Stańko, Agnieszka Chłoń-Domińczak.
The project has been finalized: a report has obtained one referee opinion and is awaiting another. The report
(over 200 pages) will be published in October-November 2012.
3) Research project Social features if insurance market development [in Polish: Społeczne aspekty rozwoju rynku
ubezpieczeniowego], 2011, Financed by the Warsaw School of Economics. Project manager: Tadeusz Szumlicz,
co-authors: Marcin Kawiński, Małgorzata Mierzejewska, Joanna Rutecka, Dariusz Stańko, Barbara Więckowska.
The project was published in 2010.
4) Project Application of micro-insurance project in the community, based on public-private partnership (in
Polish: Projekt zastosowania mikroubezpieczeń w społeczności lokalnej w oparciu o partnerstwo publiczno-
prywatne), 2009. This research was funded by the Rector of the Warsaw School of Economics, October 2009. the
report (over 60 pages). Project manager: Marcin Kawiński, co-author: Dariusz Stańko.
5) Research project Public-private partnership within management of change [in Polish: Uwarunkowania
zastosowań rozwiązań publiczno-prywatnych w zarządzaniu zmianą społeczną], 2011, Financed by the Warsaw
School of Economics. Project manager: Tadeusz Szumlicz, co-authors: Marcin Kawiński, Barbara Więckowska.