Zofia Łapniewska

Lecturer in Economics, Jagiellonian University


Zofia Łapniewska is feminist economist and researcher using the latest institutional, ecological and degrowth theories in her work. In the years 2012-2016 she was a post-doctoral researcher, incl. at the Humboldt University of Berlin and the London School of Economics and Political Science. Currently, she is a Lecturer at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. The topics on which she mainly focuses in her research are: commons (and more broadly – communal systems), cooperatives, the economy of care and alternatives for the future.

Read more from Zofia Łapniewska: 

Łapniewska, Z. (2022). “Solidarity and mutual aid: Women organizing the ‘visible hand’ urban commons”, Gender, Work & Organization, 2022, 29(5): 1405-1427. https://doi.org/10.1111/gwao.12833

Łapniewska, Z. (2021). “Urban Commons: Building a ‘Communal System’ of the Future”, Social Policy Issues, 2021, 55(4), 48–74. https://doi.org/10.31971/pps/146119

Łapniewska, Z. (2019). “Cooperatives governing energy infrastructure: A case study of Berlin’s grid”, Journal of Co-operative Organization and Management 7(2), 100094: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcom.2019.100094