Agnieszka Sowa-Kofta

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Agnieszka Sowa-Kofta

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Associate Professor at the Institute of Labour and Social Studies, Member of the Supervisory Council at the CASE Research Foundation


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Sociologist and economist, holding PhD in European Social Protection Policy from the Maastricht University. As an expert on health and long-term care she has been working within the European Social Policy Network, cooperating with the World Bank, the OECD and the United Nations.

Research interests

social protection policy, healthy and active ageing, long-term care, health inequalities, disability

Research projects on COVID and Long-Term Care

Project entitled “Mitigating the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic among high risk groups – people 60+”

Key publications

Sowa-Kofta A., “The impact of COVID-19 on residential care in Poland”, ESPN Flash Report 2020/43, European Commission
Sowa-Kofta A., “Challenges in addressing excess mortality caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, ESPN Flash Report 2021/33, European Commission