Profile Picture Ewa Jarosz

Ewa Jarosz, PhD

Principal Investigator

Ewa specializes in time-use research and complex statistical analyses. She has over 10 years of experience in quantitative research. In 2013-2014 she was a Fulbright Fellow at the Time Use Lab, University of Maryland, USA. In 2014-2019 she worked as a Research Fellow in the Centre for Time Use Research at the University of Oxford, UK. Ewa received her PhD in 2015 from the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology at the Polish Academy of Sciences. In 2019 she was awarded Marie Skladowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship, which is one of Europe’s most prestigious and competitive awards. She is affiliated with the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences and is an Associated Researcher in the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia. Her research interests include time- use, health and wellbeing, and social inequality.

  • Selected Publications

    Gugushvili, A., Jarosz E., (2019) Inequality, validity of self-reported height, and its implications for BMI estimates: An analysis of randomly selected primary sampling units’ data. Preventive Medicine Reports, online first, DOI: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2019.100974

    Gugushvili, A., Jarosz, E., McKee, M. (2019) ‘Compared with whom? Reference groups in socio-economic comparisons and self-reported health in 34 countries’. International Journal of Epidemiology, online first, DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyz122

    Jarosz, E. (2019) ‘Unequal times: Social structure, temporal perspective, and time allocation in Poland’. Social Indicators Research, 141(3): 1189-1206. DOI: 10.1007/s11205-018-1866-7

    Jarosz, E., (2019) ‘Unequal eating. Daily meals and social class’ in: Gershuny, J., and Sullivan, O., (eds.) ‘What We Really Do All Day? Insights from The Centre for Time Use Research’, London: Penguin Random House UK

    Jarosz, E., (2018) ‘Lifestyle behaviours or socioeconomic characteristics? Gender differences in covariates of BMI in Hungary’. Obesity Science and Practice 4(6): 591-599. DOI: 10.1002/osp4.316

    Jarosz, E. (2018) ‘Harmonizing Time-Use Data’. Harmonization: Newsletter on Survey Data Harmonization in the Social Sciences, 4(1): 16-21.

    Jarosz, E. (2017) ‘Class and eating. Family meals in Britain’. Appetite 116, pages: 527-535. DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2017.05.047

    Jarosz, E. (2016) ‘Food for thought: A comparative analysis of eating behavior in Poland, Armenia, and the United States’. Food, Culture and Society, 19(4), pages: 655-679. DOI: 10.1080/15528014.2016.1243766

    Jarosz, E. (2016) ‘The Duration and Dynamics of Leisure Among The Working Population in Poland. A Time-Use Approach’, World Leisure Journal, 58, pages: 44-59. DOI: 10.1080/16078055.2015.1088467

    Jarosz, E., Papastefanou, G. (2013) ‘Societal determinants of complexity in personal leisure: A comparative study of Germany and Poland’, GESIS Working Papers No 28.

    Papastefanou, G., Jarosz, E. (2012) ‘Complexity of Leisure Activities over the Weekend: Socio-economic status differentiation and effects on satisfaction with personal leisure’, GESIS Working Papers No 26.


Aleksandra Szczebiot, BA

Research Assistant

Aleksandra received her BA from the Department of Public Health of the Medical University of Warsaw. She is currently pursuing her master studies in Bioethics in the Institute of Philosophy of the University of Warsaw as well as studying Global Studies and International Development at the Roskilde University in Denmark. Throughout her studies she has been actively involved in the activities of the European Medical Student Association. Since 2019 she has also been serving as the vice-president of the Students’ Association on Bioethics at the University of Warsaw. Her main research interests include inequalities in access to healthcare, social exclusion and bioethical issues as related to procreation and the end-of-life ethics. In her leisure time Aleksandra volunteers in the Warsaw Marathon foundation and serves as a team leader for related events organized in Warsaw.


The MSCA project DEXSAGE is hosted by the SYNYO GmbH.

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