Zbigniew Sawiński

Zbigniew Sawiński

Co-Principal Investigator – leader of the project team at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences

Research topics:

  • social stratification
  • educational inequality
  • survey methodology
  • survey data harmonization

Zbigniew Sawiński is a professor at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences (IFiS PAN). His research focuses on social stratification, educational inequality, and harmonization of cross-country survey data.

Selected publications:

  • Zbigniew Sawiński. 2018. Social Change, Educational Expansion, and Inequality in Access to Education. In: Irina Tomescu-Dubrow, Kazimierz M. Słomczyński, Henryk Domański, Joshua Kjerulf Dubrow, Zbigniew Sawiński, and Dariusz Przybysz, Dynamics of Class and Stratification in Poland. Budapest-New York: Central European University Press, pp. 111-134.
  • Zbigniew Sawiński. 2018. The Prestige of Education. In: Kazimierz M. Słomczyński, Tadeusz K. Krauze (eds.), Social Stratification in Poland. Eight Empirical Studies. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 144-159.
  • Zbigniew Sawiński. 2017. Education reform and inequality: fifteen years of new lower secondary schools in Poland. Edukacja, 2(141), 146–163, doi: 10.24131/3724.170209
  • Zbigniew Sawiński. 2016. Occupational Careers and Job Interruptions: On Methodological Issues of Constructing Long Trajectories. International Journal of Sociology, 46, 244-263, doi: 10.1080/00207659.2016.1246290
  • Kazimierz M. Słomczyński, Irina Tomescu-Dubrow, Zbigniew Sawiński. 2013. Modeling Occupational Careers for a Turbulent Economy. From Simple to Complex Approaches. International Journal of Sociology, 42, 4, 56-70. DOI: 10.2753/IJS0020-7659420403
  • Zbigniew Sawiński (2013) The International Standard Classification of Education ISCED: the standard from Sevrès or Satan’s trick? Edukacja, 2013/1, 115-134.
  • Henryk Domański and Zbigniew Sawiński. 2012. Validity of the EGP Class Schema in Poland. In: Jürgen H. P. Hoffmeyer-Zlotnik, Uwe, Warner (Eds.), Demographic Standards for Surveys and Polls in Germany and Poland: National and European Dimension. Köln: GESIS – Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, pp. 149-168. URN: http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0168-ssoar-371202.
  • Henryk Domański, Zbigniew Sawiński, and Kazimierz M. Słomczyński. 2009. Sociological Tools Measuring Occupations. New Classification and Scales. Warsaw, PL: IFiS Publishers.