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Mgr Jakub Rok

Position: Research Assistant
Phone: (+48) 22 826 16 54
Areas of Expertise: sustainable development at local and regional level – theory and measurement; organizational learning in public service organizations; economics of education, highly skilled migration studies.
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Involvement in EUROREG's research projects [see more]
Academic Profile 

He received his BA degrees in environment protection and geography from the College of Inter-Faculty Individual Studies in Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Warsaw and, in 2012, his MA degree in regional studies from the Center for European Regional and Local Studies (EUROREG), University of Warsaw. In his MA thesis he proposed the Local sustainable development index for Poland. He started working for EUROREG in 2010. Earlier, he was an assistant to the coordinator at the Academy of Evaluation of Socio-Economic Development Programs. He has been engaged in a range of national and international research projects. He has implemented projects commissioned by the following institutions: World Bank, United Nations Development Programme, European Commission, Chancellery of a Prime Minister of Poland, National Science Center, Educational Research Institute, Polish Rectors Foundation, Warsaw Municipality. He has conducted his research in Poland, Germany and UK. He took part in several international conferences in Poland, Iceland, Spain, Germany and Turkey.

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5743-3542

Prezentujemy wybrany dorobek naukowy naszych pracowników, który powstał w ramach i w trakcie współpracy z wydziałem Euroreg.
Conference papers (selected) 
  • 5th International Degrowth Conference "Walking the meaningful great transformations?", 30.08-3.09.2016, Corvinus University, Budapest, Hungary. Presented paper: The Dobrze Food Co-op: facilitating the transition form niche to mainstream (with W. Mejor & N. Bąk)
  • 18th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis “Information for the Policy Maker: Practical Economic Modelling for Tomorrow”. 17-19.06.2015, Center for Global Trade Analysis, Purdue University, Centre of Policy Studies (CoPS), Victoria University. Melbourne, Australia. Presented paper: Regional Input-Output Studies: A Systematic Literature Review (with D. Celińska-Janowicz, A. Płoszaj & K. Zawalińska)
  • EUBORDERREGIONS Conference "Borders, Regions, Neighbourhoods: Interactions and experiences at EU external frontiers", 27-28.11.2014; University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia. Presented paper: A comparative approach to thematic allocation of resources in Cross-Border Cooperation Programmes.
  • International Society of Ecological Economics 2014 Conference "Wellbeing and equity within planetary boundaries", 13-15.08.2014; University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland. Presented paper: Sub-national environmental accounting indicators - reviewing the opportunities.
  • Interregional Evaluation Conference "Evaluation of operational programmes - challenges, inspirations, future", 25-26.06.2013; Marshall Office of Kujawsko-Pomorskie voivodeship, Toruń, Poland. Presented paper: Evaluation as a part of the organizational learning process - model for the public administration (ewaluacja jako element procesu uczenia się organizacji - model dla administracji publicznej).
  • Regional Studies Association European Conference 2013. Shape and be Shaped: The Future Dynamics of Regional Development. 5-8.05.2013; University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland. Presented paper: Multidimensional measurement of local development - case study from Poland (with Adam Płoszaj).
  • Regional Studies Association European Conference 2013. Shape and be Shaped: The Future Dynamics of Regional Development. 5-8.05.2013; University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland. Presented paper: Human capital in the transforming economy: demand, institutional development, mobility (with Mikołaj Herbst).
  • XX Meeting of the Economics of Education Association. 30.06-1.07.2011; Economics of Education Association, Malaga, Spain. Presented paper: Equity and educational boom: Lessons from the expansion and marketization of tertiary schooling in Poland (with Mikołaj Herbst).
Involvement in EUROREG's research projects