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Fratczak Ewa


Institute of Statistics and Demography

Warsaw School of Economics

Al. Niepodległosci 162

02-554 Warsaw , Poland

Tel. ( + 48-22 ) 5649273

Fax, (+ 48 – 22) 5648643

Mobile, (+ 48 - 22) 502 514 430 



Recent and current positions:


1. Head of the Event History Analysis and Multilevel Analysis Unit at the Institute of Statistics and Demography , Warsaw School of Economics (  )[1]

2. Head of the Ph.D. Program at the Collegiums of Economic Analyses, Warsaw School of Economics since October 2001

3. From 2005 Member of the Bureau of the 38th and 39thSession UN Commission for Population and Development .

4. From 2003 Head of Demographic Committee Polish Academy of Sciences

5. 2002/ 2003  Secretary of the National Organising Committee – European  Population Conference 2003.

6. From 2001Secretary General of the Polish Governmental Population Council

7. From 1999 Member of Polish Governmental Population Council

8. From 2000Deputy Leader of the Grant “ The evaluation of changes in attitudes and behaviours young and middle-age generations  in Poland and their influence on process family, union and household formation and dissolution.(Research Project , sponsored partly by The State Committee for Scientific Research).

9. From 1999 Head of Section of Demographic Analysis of the Demographic Committee Polish Academy of Sciences

10. From 1999 – 2003 Secretary of the Demographic Committee Polish Academy of Sciences



2002                                       Professor Ph.D. , Warsaw School of Economics

2000                                       Ph. D/ HABILITATION, Warsaw School of Economics

1983                                       Ph. D in Economics/Demography/, Central School of

Planning and Statistics, Warsaw

1974                                       M.A. in Economics/Statistics/, Central School of

Planning and Statistics, Warsaw


Fields of research and interests (key words)


1.Family and Individual Life Course, Family Demography / theory, improvement in theory, applications/

2.Analysis of Population Structure Changes, Fertility, Population Ageing - determinants and consequences

3.Event History Analysis, Applied and Advanced Statistics , Multilevel Analysis

4. Social Policy, Population Policy and Reproductive Health, Gender Studies

5.Empirical Surveys /longitudinal survey, retrospective survey and cross-section survey of   population/.



Some recent/important publications


E.Frątczak, Family and Fertility in Poland: Changes during the Transition Period. Discussion Paper No. 206, Institute of Economic Research Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo – Japan, March 2004, p.1-41.

E.Frątczak, Birth and Fertility . In: Sytuacja Demograficzna Polski, Raport 2002, Rządowa Rada Ludnościowa, Warszawa 2004, p. 42-49.

L.Sz.Olah, E.Fratczak, Becoming a Mother in Hungary and Poland during State Socialism, Demographic Research , Special Collection 3, Article 9, published 17 April 2004 , p. 214-243.

E.Frątczak E., Very low fertility: the patterns and their implications; regional and country differentials, The European Population Paper Series No.21, The European Population Committee, Council Europe,2004 :

Bühler, Christoph; Fratczak, Ewa, Social capital and fertility intentions: the case of Poland. MPIDR Working Paper, WP-2004-012, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research;

E.Fratczak, W.Kozłowski, Rodzinne tablice trwania życia Polska 1988/1989, 1994/1995, 2002. Family Status Life Tables , Poland 1988/1989, 1994/1995, 2002, SGH, Warszawa 2005 ( book In Polish-English).

E.Frątczak, U.Gach-Ciepiela, H.Babiker  ,  Event History Analysis. Theory and applications.  SGH, Warszawa 2005 ( book In Polish).

E.Frątczak, at all, Basic Statistics with SAS. Ver. 9.1.  SGH, Warszawa 2005 ( book in Polish).

Bühler C., Fratczak, E. (2005): Learning from others and receiving support: the impact of personal networks on fertility intentions in Poland, Rostock, MPIDR Working Paper WP-2005-017,

Frątczak E., J.Kurkiewicz, Birth and Fertility . In: Sytuacja demograficzna Polski – Raport 2004, Rządowa Rada Ludnościowa, Warszawa 2006, p. 59 – 96.



Involvement in other recent or current research projects, current grants


National research projects, grants:

1. Research Project  ( 2003-2006), no. 2H02B 006 25: Changes  in reproductive Behaviours in Poland and their consequences for  the Family, Union, Household Formation and Dissolution

Panel research – II. stage.

2. Research Project: Multidisciplinary study of changes „Families and Generations” – panel I. Contextual database. the Ministry of Science and Higher Education Project, registration No. N118 001 31/00/78  granted by the decision of the Minister of Science and Higher Education no. 0078 /H03/2006/31. Period: IX.2006 – VIII.2008.


International Cooperation – participation in research Project:

1. Cultural and Psychological Aspects of Fertility Decision _making: Capital Cities in Poland, Bulgaria and Hungary. Project directed by Laura Bernardi, Independent Research Group on the Culture of Reproduction, Max-Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Niemcy, period 2003 - 2007.

2. Changing Family Structures and Reproductive Strategies After Socialism: An Interdisciplinary and Comparative Study” (under Research Proposal: New Investigators Twinning Program) sponsored by the USA National Science Foundation Project headed by prof. dr Michele Rivkin – Fish, Department of Anthropology, University of Kentucky, period: 2004 - 2006.

3. Female Migration Vision – project financed from the EU, coordinated by the Fondazione G.Brodolini in Rome, Italy, 2005 – 2006.

4. Research Project No. 0132703s05 "Estonian Population Development: Recent Transformation and Societal Sustainability„.  Time frame: 2005-2010. International cooperation with Estonia.

5. Cooperation with the project  Gender and Generation Programme, coordinated by the Population Activity Unit, Economic Commission for Europe, UN , Geneva  since 2003.

6. Research Project: The Family in the Future – the Future of the Family: The gender story organized by the Department of Sociology, Stockholm University & Institute for Future Studies, Stockholm headed by Prof. dr Livia Olah, Stockholm University, 2005 – 2007.

7. Reconciling Work and Welfare in Europe. RECWOWE Network of Excellence. Priority 7- Citizens and governance in a knowledge based society. Sixth Framework Programme, 2006-2011.


Teaching / PhD student.



Graduate courses:


1975- 2007                             Applied Statistics, /classes, seminars, lectures/

1984- 2007                             Demography /classes, seminars, lectures/

1994- 2007                             Event History Analysis /lectures, classes with TDA, SAS,

                                           STATA,    seminars/

List of lectures submitted to the WSE  Guidebooks, academic year 2006/2007; 2007/2008:

[5005] Event History Analysis in Demography and Social Sciences
[5005-02] Event History Analysis with the SAS Tools Appliance SAS
[6984] Analysis on Financial, Insurance and Telecommunication Markets with the Appliance of Qualitative Methods
[4617-01] Contemporary Demography (SMA)
[4617-02] Contemporary Demography (SMA)
[4018-03] Demography
[4305-01] Family Demography
[4556-01] Social Demography of Europe
[3021-02] Statistical Methods
[5270]  Family and Individual Life Course Modelling
[7464-01]  Logistic Regression with the SAS Tools Appliance
[1028-12] Statistics (part I)
[1029-12] Statistics (part II)
[7467-01] Basic Statistics with the SAS Tools Appliance
[7484-01] Multivariate Statistical Analysis with the SAS Tools Appliance
[7486-01] Advanced Methods of Statistical Analysis with the SAS Tools Appliance
[7076] Appliance of the SAS System in Business (in banking and insurance institutions, and in an enterprise)



From 2005             Head of the Programme “Statistical Certificate with SAS”


The important  area of didactical activity is coordination together with the  SAS Institute Poland of the  programme: SAS Statistical Analyst ( Statistical Certificate with SAS).


The lectures related to the Certificate –  SAS  Statistical Analyst (WSE  Guidebooks)


[5005-02] Event History Analysis with the SAS Tools Appliance

[7464-01] Logistic Regression with the SAS Tools Appliance

[7467-01]  Basic Statistics with the SAS Tools Appliance

[7484-01]  Multivariate  Statistical Analysis with the SAS Tools Appliance

[7486-01] Advanced Methods  of Statistical Analysis with the SAS Tools Appliance

[7076] Appliance of the SAS System in Business (in banking and insurance institutions, an in an enterprise)




1988                                       European Association for Population Studies

1988                                       Polish Demographic Society

1988                                       Polish Statistical Society

1999                                       Population Association of America

2003                                       IUSSP


[1] Scientific and research interests of the UNIT :

Ø       Models  and methods  of events history analysis,

Ø       Macro and micro-simulative models,

Ø       Methods  and models of multilevel analysis,

Ø       Methods  and models  of qualitative surveys,

Ø       Cross-sectional and retrospective surveys,

Ø       Panel and context database surveys,

Ø       Qualitative surveys applied to social (including demographic ones) and economic processes,

Ø       Surveys on mechanism of causality, interaction and correlation applied to social (including demographic ones) and economic processes,

Ø       Risk assessment with the use of the above mentioned methods and models to insurance, financial, telecommunication markets; generally, in business.



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