Marta Kuc-Czarnecka - Biographical note - Bridge of Knowledge



Marta Kuc-Czarnecka is the deputy head of the Department of Statistics and Economics at the Faculty of Management and Economics of the Gdańsk University of Technology. She also serves as the Dean's proxy for AMBA accreditation. She is a co-founder of Rethinking Economics Gdańsk and a member of the Foundation Edward Lipiński for the promotion of pluralism in economic sciences. In 2018-2022, she was Eurofound’s quality of life and social convergence expert. She is a member of the Regional Studies Association, Polish Statistical Association, Polish Economic Association, Section of Classification and Data Analysis of PTS, and the European Regional Science Association. Marta Kuc-Czarnecka is a certified GIS analyst passionate about modern data visualization methods.

In 2023, together with a Ph.D. Aneta Sobiechowska-Ziegert founded the Scientific Circle of Socio-Economic Analyzes "Econoptics".

In 2018-2019, she carried out the NCN Grant - Miniatura 2, entitled Regional Social Convergence in the European Union, No. 2018/02/X/HS4/00082

Her scientific work focuses on composite indicators, the ethics of quantification, and sustainable development quantification.


Scientific interests:

  • composite indicators,
  • multidimensional comparative analysis,
  • geostatistics,
  • GIS application in economy and business,
  • standard of living and quality of life,
  • social convergence,
  • sustainable development.

Courses taught:

  • Statistics
  • Statistics II
  • Spatial statistics
  • Demographics and economics

Topics of diploma theses:

  • The standard of living and quality of life (spatial differentiation, dynamics analysis)
  • Well-being and Ill-being (spatial diversity, dynamics analysis)
  • Sustainable development (synergies and trade-offs between goals)
  • Social and economic convergence (beta, gamma, delta, and upward convergence)
  • Financial, social, and digital exclusion
  • Economic phenomena from the perspective of feminist economics
  • Contemporary demographic challenges
  • Impact of the fourth industrial revolution on the labor market
  • Impact of the fourth industrial revolution on income and social inequalities
  • Statistical and econometric analysis of macroeconomic processes
  • Geostatistics and spatial analyses of macroeconomic processes
  • Structural equation modeling in the analysis of consumer behavior
  • Structural equation modeling in the analysis of the relationship between brand image and customer loyalty
  • Use of latent profiles/classes for customer segmentation
  • Consumer attitudes and influencer marketing
  • Consumer attitudes and greenwashing

Office hours:

Fridays 14:00 – 14:45 room  312 or MSTeams by prior arrangement by e-mail.

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