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Marcin Stonawski

Guest Research Scholar

Multidimensional Demographic Modeling Research Group

Population and Just Societies Program


Marcin Stonawski is a Deputy Project Director with IIASA’s World Population (POP) Program.

Dr. Stonawski was awarded his PhD at Cracow University of Economics in 2011. His doctoral thesis focuses on the issue of human capital formation and productivity in the context of population aging in Poland. In 2012 he became a member of the Committee on Demographic Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He is associated with the Department of Demography at Cracow University of Economics, and collaborates with the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life in Washington, D.C.

Having graduated from Cracow University of Economics in 2002, Dr. Stonawski took part in the 2007/2008Winter Semester Program at the International Max Planck Research School for Demography in Rostock, Germany. He was employed as a junior scientist at the Vienna Institute of Demography of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in 2008/9.

Dr. Stonawski was a participant in IIASA’s 2006 Young Scientists Summer Program. He returned to the Institute in July 2007, October 2008 and again in July 2009 to join the World Population Program. His main fields of scientific interest are the process of population aging and its socioeconomic consequences, demographic projections, human capital, aging of the labor force, the adjustment of companies and institutions to future changes in the labor market, and changes in religion and religiosity around the World.

Last update: 02 JAN 2014


Lutz, W. , Amran, G., Belanger, A., Conte, A., Gailey, N., Ghio, D., Grapsa, E., Jensen, K., Loichinger, E., Marois, G. , Muttarak, R. , Potančoková, M. , Sabourin, P., & Stonawski, M. (2019). Demographic Scenarios for the EU: Migration, population and education. Publications Office of the European Union , Luxembourg. 10.2760/590301.

Hackett, C., Connor, P., Stonawski, M., & Potančoková, M. (2017). Europe’s Growing Muslim Population. Pew Research Center

Potančoková, M. , Stonawski, M., & Krysińska, A. (2017). How Many More Muslims? The Effect of Increased Numbers of Asylum Seekers on the Size of Muslim Population in European Countries. In: Yearbook of International Religious Demography 2017. Eds. Grim, G., Johnson, T., Skirbekk, V., & Zurlo, G., pp. 146-166 Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill. ISBN 9789004346307 10.1163/9789004346307_008.

Hackett, C., McClendon, D., Potančoková, M. , & Stonawski, M. (2016). Religion and Education Around the World. Washington, DC: Pew Research Center. ISBN 978-0-9974190-1-6