SGH Professor Michał Rubaszek is Head of Financial Market Modelling Department at Collegium of Economic Analysis at SGH Warsaw School of Economics. He is also a member of the Scientific Disciplines Council.
He regularly maintains a high position in the Ideas/RePEc economists ranking. He is currently ranked 9th in Poland out of 696 registered economists. Appreciated also by SGH students, in 2020 he received an Inspiration of the Year award of distinction in the master’s studies category, in recognition of the quality of his teaching. He has been a laureate of SGH Rector’s Award for scientific activity on five occasions.
In the years 2012-2015 he was Head of the Bureau for the Integration with the Euro Area at the Economic Institute of the National Bank of Poland, organising the work on the NBP report titled The Economic Challenges of Poland's Integration with the Euro Area. He worked with the European Central Bank for many years, modelling currency markets.
As an expert in econometrics, interested in sharing the results of the latest research, he developed, in collaboration with Piotr Wdowiński, PhD, Associate Professor, an interactive platform for forecasting exchange rates: https://forecast.ipef.org.pl/.
Being a leader, Prof. Rubaszek is involved in many projects and initiatives that are either purely scientific or link science with business practice. He was the manager of numerous grants, among them ‘Causes and consequences of private rental market inefficiencies in Poland’ (2015-2018), ‘Modelling the dynamics of raw material markets and forecasting their prices with time series models’ (2018-2021), ‘Predictive content of equilibrium exchange rate models’ (2020), ‘Natural gas dynamics in the context of energy sector transformation’ (2021). He was involved in acquiring funding for the University under the RN/S21/MF/21 project: ‘Support from the Ministry of Finance for the development of the forecast model’.
In terms of scoring performance of his publications in the last parametrisation period, Prof. Michał Rubaszek comes up second at SGH (following Prof. B. Kaminski), with the score of 177.5. It is also at the forefront in terms of the number of points (1338.1143) (data from Index Copernicus database).