Marek Jarociński


  • Senior Economist in Monetary Policy Research Division, DG-Research
  • Secretary of the Editorial Board of the ECB Working Papers Series

Fields of interest:

  • Macroeconomics, Bayesian Econometrics


  • 2006 PhD in Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
  • 1997 MSc in Economics, KU Leuven, Belgium
  • 1996 BA in Economics, Warsaw University, Poland

Professional experience:

  • 2006-present - Monetary Policy Research Division, ECB
  • 1997-2000 - Researcher, CASE - Center for Social and Economic Research, Warsaw


  • Klaus Liebscher Award (2006) - award from the Central Bank of Austria for the paper Responses to Monetary Policy Shocks in the East and the West of Europe: A Comparison

Teaching experience:

  • 2008-2017 - Barcelona GSE, Master of Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets, courses: Time Series and Forecasting, Macroeconomic Modeling and Estimation
  • 2013-2015 - Barcelona GSE, Barcelona Macroeconometrics Summer School
  • 2009-2014 - Bayesian Tools for Econometric Analysis - a course for central bankers taught at the ECB (2009,2010), Deutsche Bundesbank (2013) and Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (2014)
  • 2014 - Bank of England, Center for Central Banking Studies, guest lecture, Economic Modeling and Forecasting
  • 2011/12 Goethe University Frankfurt, teaching part of a PhD course on Forecasting
  • 2005-2006 - Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Macroeconomics (undergraduate, languages of instruction: English, Spanish)
  • 2001-2004 - Universitat Pompeu Fabra, teaching assistant in graduate and undergraduate courses in econometrics, macroeconomics, probability, mathematics; languages of instruction: English, Spanish
Title Authors Where Date
Granger-causal priority and choice of variables in vector autoregressions Marek Jarociński and Bartosz Maćkowiak Review of Economics and Statistics, Volume 99 Issue 2 (May 2017) --
A note on implementing the Durbin and Koopman simulation smoother Marek Jarociński Computational Statistics and Data Analysis 91 (2015) 1-3 --
Determinants of Economic Growth: Will Data tell? Antonio Ciccone and Marek Jarociński American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, Volume 2 Issue 4 (October 2010), pp.222-46 2009-12-18
Responses to monetary policy shocks in the east and the west of Europe: a comparison Marek Jarociński Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2010, Volume 25 Issue 5, pp. 833-868 2008-10-15
Conditional Forecasts and Uncertainty about Forecast Revisions in Vector Autoregressions Marek Jarociński Economics Letters, Volume 108, Issue 3, September 2010, pp. 257-259 2010-05-25
House Prices and the stance of Monetary Policy Marek Jarociński and Frank Smets Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, July/August 2008, 90(4), pp. 339-365 2008-08-01