Miron Wolnicki

Miron Wolnicki

Associate Professor, Economics

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Bartley Hall Rm 2068
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

Email: miron.wolnicki@villanova.edu
Phone: (610) 519-4384


MA, University of Lodz – Poland, 1973

PhD, University of Lodz – Poland, 1980


  • “Restoring Pragmatism in American Governance”, International Journal of Social Economics, 2012, vol. 39, no 7 and 8, 2012, pp. 409-503
  • “The Day After Neoliberal Triumphalism” International Journal of Social Economics, vol. 37, no 7, 2010, pp. 476-488.
  • “The Post-conservative Orphan: Why the USA needs an effective government economic policy?” International Journal of Social Economics”, vol. 36, no 1 and 2 2009, pp. 5-23.
  • “Jobless Growth: A New Challenge for the Transition Economy of Poland” International Journal of Social Economics,vol. 33, no. 3 2006
  • “The Evolution of the Development Economics and Globalization” International Journal of Social Economics, vol. 31, no. 3 2004. The paper received the 2005 Literati Award for Excellence as an outstanding paper.
  • “Lessons in Competitiveness for Polish Economy 2002,” Competition Strategy, Academy of Management, Lodz,2003
  • “Optimal Monetary Strategies for Central and East European EU Candidates,” New York Economic Review, Fall 2002,vol. XXXI.
  • “Monetary Consequences of the Central and Eastern European Admission to the EU,” The Schumann Institute of the European Union Institute Bulletin, Florence, Italy, 1998
  • “The Teething Pains of Russian Democracy,” Journal of Peace and Justice, 7(14)
  • “The CMEA Integration Under Gorbachev,” Research on The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, Russian Research Center, Harvard University, Spring 1990
  • Books co-author in Polish: Ekonomia Rozwoju (Development Economics,Poland, PWE 2007, 2008, 2011. Three editions)
  • Recently published conference papers: The 3rd International Symposium on Business and Social Sciences, “The American Entrepreneurial State”, 2014 Sapporo, Japan, July 22-24.
  • Recently published conference papers: Shanghai International Conference on Social Sciences: “Pragmatism in American Economic-policy making”, August 19- 22, 2012, Shanghai,China

Honors and Awards

  • The Fulbright Foundation
  • The German Marshall Fund of the United States
  • Henry Farmer Foundation


Global Political Economy, International Economics


International economic policy; globalization; development economics

Courses Taught

Global Political Economy, International Economics

Non-Academic Positions

  • United Nations Development Program International Advisor, various projects for the Minister for the European Integration and Finance Minister in Poland
  • Consultant: Ariston International Consultants: educational program for bankers from Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Additional Information

Villanova School of Business, Department of Economics, 1982 – present