Jan Toporowski is Professor of Economics and Finance at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London; Visiting Professor of Economics at the University of Bergamo, Italy; and Professor of Economics and Finance at International University College, Turin, Italy.
He is a Consultant to the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. Jan Toporowski is a member of the editorial boards of Review of Political Economy (New York); Journal of Post-Keynesian Economics; Ekonomista; Review of Keynesian Economics; Investigación Económica (Mexico); Gentes & Nationes Studia z zakresu spraw międzynarodowych (Poland). He is also a member of the Economic and Social Research Council’s Panel of Referees on Financial Economics, and an adviser to the National Research Foundation of South Africa and to the Grant Review Committee of the Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca (Italy).
• B.Soc.Sc. (Birmingham) in Sociology and Political Science, June 1972.
• M.Sc.(Econ.) (Birkbeck College, London University), in Economics, June 1977, following award of a Goldsmiths’ Company Exhibition.
• Ph.D. (Birmingham) in Economics, July 1983.
Jan Toporowski has published nearly 300 books, papers and reviews on monetary economics, banking and finance, including two volumes of biography of Michał Kalecki (Michał Kalecki An Intellectual Biography Volume I Rendezvous in Cambridge 1899-1939 Basingstoke: Palgrave 2013; and Michał Kalecki An Intellectual Biography Volume II By Intellect Alone 1939 – 1970 Basingstoke: Palgrave 2018) and two books in Polish (Dlaczego gospodarka światowa potrzebuje krachu finansowego i inne krytyczne eseje o finansach i ekonomii finansowej, Warszawa: Książka i Prasa 2012; Kredyt i kryzys od Marksa do Minsky’ego, Warszawa: Książka i Prasa 2017).