Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Economic Sciences, Chair of Statistics and Econometrics

Assistant Professor at LabFam and the Faculty of Economic Sciences. Researcher at the Digital Economy Lab (DELab) and member of the Association for Cultural Economics Poland (ACEP). Beyond research: a happy dad of two, with interests in pop culture, folk tales, mythologies.
Reviewed articles
  • Hardy W. (2021), Displacement from piracy in the American comic book market. Information Economics and Policy, 100927.
  • Hardy W. (2021), Brace yourselves, pirates are coming! The effects of Game of Thrones leak on TV viewership. Journal of Cultural Economics.
  • Lewandowski P., Keister R., Hardy W., Górka S. (2020), Ageing of routine jobs in Europe, Economic Systems 44 (4).
  • Tyrowicz J., Krawczyk M., Hardy W. (2020), Friends or foes? A meta-analysis of the relationship between “online piracy” and the sales of cultural goods, Information Economics and Policy 53, 100879.
  • Krawczyk M., Tyrowicz J., Hardy W. (2020), Online and physical appropriation: evidence from a vignette experiment on copyright infringement, Behaviour & Information Technology 39 (4), 481-496.
  • Hardy W., Krawczyk M., Tyrowicz J. (2019), File sharing as conditional cooperation: evidence from a framed field experiment, Applied Economics Letters 26 (2), 91-96.
  • Hardy W., Kiełczewska A., Lewandowski P., Magda I. (2018), Job retention among older workers in central and Eastern Europe, Baltic Journal of Economics 18 (2).
  • Hardy, Keister R., Lewandowski P. (2018), Educational upgrading, structural change and the task composition of jobs in Europe, Economics of Transition 26(2), 201-231.
  • Krawczyk M., Tyrowicz J., Kukla-Gryz A., Hardy (2017), Do pirates play fair? Testing copyright awareness of sports viewers, Behaviour & Information Technology 36(6).
  • Hardy, Keister R., Lewandowski P. (2016), Do entrants take it all? The evolution of task content of jobs in Poland, Ekonomia 47.
  • Krawczyk M., Tyrowicz J., Kukla-Gryz A., Hardy (2015), “Piracy is not theft!” Is it just students who think so?, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics 54, 32-39.
  • Hardy W. (2015), Długość kwestionariusza a precyzja odpowiedzi na pytania ilościowe w badaniach ankietowych, Ekonomista 2015/5.
National Science Centre

Preludium grant – There but not back again? Switching between the authorised and unauthorised sources of cultural goods, Principal Investigator (2017-2020)

OPUS grant  – Economic analysis of competition for attention – the case of digital entertainment sectors, Principal Investigator (2021-2025)

Technological change and labour markets; Creative sectors, culture and digitalisation; Gender norms