Research Assistant

Research Assistant

Faculty of Economic Sciences, LabFam

Agnieszka Kasperska is a Research Assistant at LABFAM and a PhD Researcher at the Interdisciplinary Doctoral School, both at the University of Warsaw. Agnieszka is a social scientist with a special interest in employment and labour market research. She is currently researching the impact of technological advances in the labour market on the conditions of work for men and women. Agnieszka holds a Master’s degree in Comparative Industrial Relations (University of Manchester, UK) and Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (University of the West of England, UK).
Reviewed articles

Cukrowska-Torzewska, E., 2021. Gender gap in reservation wages and the choice of education field, Applied Economics Letters (online first)

Cukrowska-Torzewska, E., Matysiak, A., 2020, The motherhood wage penalty: A meta-analysis, Social Science Research 88–89: 102416.

Cukrowska-Torzewska, E. , Lovász, A., 2020, The role of parenthood in shaping the gender wage gap – A comparative analysis of 26 European countries, Social Science Research 85: 102355.

Cukrowska-Torzewska, E.,  Magda, I. , 2019, The gender wage gap in the workplace: Does the age of the firm matter?European Journal of Industrial Relations 26(2): 123–137.

Magda, I.,  Cukrowska-Torzewska, E., 2019,  Do Women Managers Lower Gender Pay Gaps? Evidence from Public and Private FirmsFeminist Economics 25(4): 185-210.

Chudzyńska E., Cukrowska-Torzewska, E., 2019, Field of education and its role in the context of technological changes in the Polish labor market (Znaczenie wykształcenia w obliczu zmian technologicznych na rynku pracy w Polsce), e-mentor 2(79): 10-19. (in Polish)  

Stark, O., Cukrowska-Torzewska, E., 2018, Gender Differentiation in Intergenerational Care-Giving and Migration Choices, The Journal of the Economics of Ageing 12: 118-134.

Cukrowska-Torzewska, E., 2017, Cross-Country Evidence on Motherhood Employment and Wage Gaps: The Role of Work–Family Policies and Their Interaction, Social Politics 24(2): 178-220.

Cukrowska-Torzewska, E., Lovász, A., 2016, Are children driving the gender wage gap? Comparative Evidence from Poland and Hungary, The Economics of Transition 24(2): 259-297.

Cukrowska-Torzewska, E., 2016, How much does it cost to rear children in Poland?, European Journal of Women’s Studies 23(2): 200–216.

Cukrowska-Torzewska, E., 2016, She Cares and He Earns? The Family Gap in Poland, Ekonomia 42: 43-77.

Cukrowska-Torzewska, E., 2014, Gender Pay Gap in Poland (Luka płacowa w Polsce), Infos 19(179), Biuro Analiz Sejmowych (in Polish)

Cukrowska-Torzewska, E., 2014, Intersectionality of ethnicity and gender: exploring Romani women’s performance in education, Ekonomia 36: 51-89.

Cukrowska, E. 2014., Is it the labor market that undervalues women or women themselves? Evidence from Poland, Quantitative Methods in Economics 15(1): 18-29.

Internal grants


  “Excellence Initiative – Research University” Programme:  “The impact of home-based work on career development prospects for men and women: an experimental study for Poland and the United Kingdom

The impact of child-rearing on men’s and women’s careers, gender wage inequality, family policies, gender segregation and education choices, gender dimension of the labour market impact of new technologies