Dorota Węziak-Białowolska

Dorota Węziak-Białowolska

Dorota Weziak

Dorota Węziak-Białowolska, Ph.D., received her master degree in applied statistics (2003), her doctoral degree is in economics (2008) and post-doctoral degree (habilitation) in sociology (2016). Before joining the Harvard, Dorota worked for 5 years for the European Commission Joint Research Centre, first as post-doctoral researcher and then as research fellow. She was responsible for constructing and evaluation of composite indicators in the areas of poverty, well-being, social capital, social justice, rule of law, work and family reconciliation, cultural and creative industries and environmental protection. Her research interests are in methodology including psychometrics, measurement invariance, composite scales and indicators as well as impact evaluation. Her focus is also on applied well-being and health where she works to improve our understanding of well-being metrics. She is involved in constructing composite scales measuring components of well-being and impact evaluation of occupational well-being on business performance. She also investigates impact of participation in cultural and creative activities on well-being.