dr Szymon Wójcik

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Tuesdays at 4:30-6:00 pm (MS Teams)

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F214

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+ 48 42 6355303

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ACADEMIC DEGREES

  • 2020 - PhD in Economics and Finance at University of Lodz, Faculty of Economics and Sociology, doctoral dissertation title: Determinants of travel behaviour of the citizens of Lodz.
  • 2014 - MA in Analytical Economics at University of Lodz, Faculty of Economics and Sociology, master thesis title: The effects of inflationary shock a new keynesian DSGE approach.
  • 2012 - BA in Informatics and Econometrics at University of Lodz, Faculty of Economics and Sociology, bachelor thesis title: Forecasting inflation in Poland using vector autoregression models.

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS

applied microeconometrics, travel behaviour analysis, discrete choice modelling

PUBLICATIONS

  • Wójcik S. (2015) Forecasting inflation in Poland using vector autoregression models (in Polish) – „Wiadomości Statystyczne”, nr 1(644), s. 28-41.
  • Wójcik S. (2016) The effects of inflationary shock in Poland a new keynesian DSGE approach (in Polish), „Acta Universitatis Lodziensis – Folia Oeconomica”, nr 4(324), s. 67-87.
  • Baranowski P., Gądek A., Stelmasiak D., Wójcik S. (2016) What Drives Economic Migration Plans? Microdata Analysis for Poland (in Polish), „Gospodarka Narodowa”, nr 4(284), s. 69-89.
  • Wójcik S. (2017) Private or Public Transport? The Determinants of Travel Behaviour in Post-industrial City – the Case of Łódź, "REAL CORP 2017 - Panta Rhei - A World in Constant Motion – Proceedings of 22nd International Conference on Urban Planning, Regional Development and Information Society", pp. 723-728, Wiedeń, ISSN 2521-3938.
  • Baranowski P., Komor M., Wójcik S. (2017) Whose feedback matters? Empirical evidence from online auctions, "Applied Economics Letters", Vol. 25, Issue 17, p. 1226-1229, DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2017.1412070.
  • Dębski W., Feder-Sempach E., Wójcik S. (2017) Beta Parameter Stability for the Largest Companies Listed on the Polish, German, and French Market – a Comparative Study (in Polish), "Annales Universitatis Mariae Curie-Skłodowska, sectio H – Oeconomia", No. 5, Vol. 51, s. 69-78, DOI:10.17951/h.2017.51.5.69.
  • Dębski W., Feder-Sempach E., Wójcik S. (2017) Statistical properties of rates of return of the companies listed on Warsaw Stock Exchange in the period of 2005-2015, "Ekonometria", No. 3, Vol. 57, s. 88-100, DOI: 10.15611/ekt.2017.3.07.
  • Dębski W., Feder-Sempach E., Wójcik S. (2018) Statistical Properties of Rates of Return on Shares Listed on the German, French, and Polish Markets – a Comparative Study, "Contemporary Economics", No. 1, Vol. 12, s. 5-16, DOI: 10.5709/ce.1897-9254.248.
  • Dębski W., Feder-Sempach E., Wójcik S. (2018) The risk of shares listed on the WSE. Beta parameter and its applications (in Polish), Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN, Warszawa, ISBN: 978-83-01-19956-2.
  • Dębski W., Feder-Sempach E., Wójcik S. (2018) Sensitivity Analysis of the Beta Parameter Estimated for the Blue-chip Polish Companies (in Polish), "Problemy Zarządzania - Management Issues", Vol. 16, No. 3(76), pp. 11-23, DOI: 10.7172/1644-9584.76.1.
  • Wójcik S. (2019) The determinants of transport mode choice – the case of Łódź, Poland, "Bulletin of Geography. Socio-economic Series", No. 44, pp. 93-101, DOI: 10.2478/bog-2019-0018.
  • Wójcik S. (2020) The determinants of travel behaviour of the citizens of Łódź (in Polish), Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, Łódź, ISBN: 978-83-8220-026-3.

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6796-5734

ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Szymon_Wojcik2

 

CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS ATTENDED

  • 5th Polish Nationwide Scientific Conference "Mathematics and informatics in the services of economics" – Poznan, 2015.
  • International Scientific Conference "Economy and Society" – Lodz, 2015.
  • International Scientific Conference "Forecasting financial markets and economic decision-making – FindEcon 2016" – Lodz, 2016.
  • 4th International Scientific Conference "Spatial econometrics and regional economic analysis - SEREA 2016" – Lodz, 2016.
  • International Scientific Conference "4th Polish Stata Users Group Meeting" – Warsaw, 2016.
  • Polish Nationwide Scientific Seminar "18th PhD Workshops" – Uniejow, 2017.
  • 11th International Scientific Conference "Man-City-Nature" – Torun, 2017.
  • 22nd International Conference on Urban Planning, Regional Development and Information Society - "REALCORP 2017" – Vienna (Austria), 2017.
  • Polish Nationwide Scientific Conference "TranSopot 2018" – Sopot, 2018.
  • 5th International Scientific Conference – "Spatial Econometrics and Regional Economic Analysis - SEREA 2018" – Lodz, 2018.
  • Polish Nationwide Scientific Conference "TranSopot 2019" – Sopot, 2019.
  • 4th International Scientific Conference – "Problems and challenges of Transport Geography" – Lodz, 2019.
  • 25th International Conference on Urban Planning, Regional Development and Information Society - "REALCORP 2020" – Aachen (Germany), 2020.
  • 5th International Scientific Conference – "Problems and challenges of Transport Geography" – Krakow, 2020.

RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Scholarship holder / PhD student in National Science Centre project – OPUS 10 titled: Regional economic dynamics and the effects of monetary policy, Principal Investigator: dr Paweł Gajewski.
  • Consultant in National Science Centre project – OPUS 6 titled: The role and position of works councils in the Polish system of labor relations, Principal Investigator: dr Katarzyna Skorupińska.
  • Investigator in own research project within funding programme for young researchers at the Faculty of Economics and Sociology, University of Łódź titled: Travel bahaviour of the citizens of Lodzi and it's determinants - a quantitative approach, 2017.
  • Investigator in own research project within funding programme for young researchers at the Faculty of Economics and Sociology, University of Łódź titled: Application of Machine Learning methods in Lodz's citizens travel behaviour forecasting, 2020.

AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

  • 3rd place in the Contest for the best matser thesis in economics defended in 2013/2014 organized by Polish Economics Society branch in Lodz (Lodz 2015),
  • 2nd place in the Contest for the best poster presented at the 5th Polish Nationwide Scientific Conference „Mathematics and informatics in the services of economics” (Poznan 2015),
  • 2nd place in the Contest for the best scientific presentation at 6th Capital Market Congress (Warsaw 2017) - jointly with W. Dębski and E. Feder-Sempach,
  • First degree collective prize awarded by the Rector of the University of Lodz for monograph - jointly with W. Dębski and E. Feder-Sempach.

Expert appraisements

  • Bartosiewicz B., Nowicki P., Wójcik S. (2018) Assessment of self potential for introduction of sustainable mobility plan in Lodz Metropolitan Area (commissioned by Lodz Metropolitan Area Associacion).

Courses and trainings attended

  • Train-the-trainer course within TransFormation.doc programme founded by Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education – Lund (Sweden), 2015.
  • Stata Econometrics Winter School 2016 – Porto (Portugal), 2016.
  • E-learning fundamentals for academic teachers – Lodz, 2016.
  • Introduction to Machine Learning in Python – Warsaw, 2017.
  • Modelling the spatial heterogeneity and the cross-section dependence in panels by prof. Yongcheol Shin - Lodz, 2019.

REFEREE

  • Argumenta Oeconomica Cracoviensia
  • Space, Society, Economy

COURSES CONDUCTED

Microeconometrics, Economerics, Forecasting and Simulations, Choice of Investment Portfolio, Modern Monetary Policy, Quantitative Methods for Sustainable Development, Big Data & Business Decisions, Data Acquisition Methods