Name in Polish: Katedra Finansów Publicznych

Department of Public Finances was created in 1994 r. in the result of the organizational changes of the contemporary Section Economy of the Catholic University of Lublin, adapting the internal structure of Departments and Institutions to specialisations in the economics. Department's team steered by professor Zyta Gilowska, concentrated the special attention on the questions of the institutional context of public finances, the political barriers of the transformation of Polish budget system, the transformation of territorial council in the context of the reforms of public finances, financial conditioning the transformation and the problems of funding the activity of the territorial council. Especially in the beginnings of the existence of Department of Public Finances this fields was complemented by problems: the task budget – in formulation binding him from the instrumentarium of funding the politics of the local development; the investment politics of communes; the informatiion infrastructure of the state, and especially the information bases of the politics of the regional development. Currently, the listed research interests of the Chair members are complemented by the issues of: financial management and knowledge management (also in public organizations), public sector economics, tax systems, monetary unions, fiscal policy in Poland and the euro area. As part of the work carried out, particular interest is in the methods of statistical data analysis, econometric modeling, time series forecasting and big data analysis.

Currently the head of Department is professor Janina Kotlińska.


Associate Professor Janina Kotlińska -

Fields of interest: public finances, local government, local government financial system, development policy

Current research: tax on goods and services, sale of municipal real estate, optimization of the quantity and structure of local government real estate, financial services

Staff hours:

Thursday, 15.50 - 17.30 [B] and Friday, 14.10 - 15.50 [B] (C-424)


Maria Paździor Ph.D. -

Fields of interest: enterprise cost management, valuation of intellectual capital, knowledge management in the organization

Current research: intellectual capital management, the role of personal controlling

Staff hours:

Tuesday, 7.30 - 9.10 (C-424)


Anna Krawczyk - Sawicka MA - anna.krawczyk

Fields of interest: tax systems, monetary unions, fiscal policy, fiscal federalism

Current research: Fiscal policy in Poland and the euro area - stability assessment, fiscal federalism

International cooperation: European Business Club Oedheim - Germany

Staff hours:

Wednesday, 12.30 - 14.10 (C-424)


Zdzisław Adam Błasiak MA -

Fields of interest: economics methodology, IT data analysis, big data, econometric modeling, time series forecasting, IT system design, database system programming, public finances, local and regional development policy

Current research: methodology of economics, models of local government in Western Europe, econometric support of spatial analysis

Staff hours:

Tuesday, 8.00 - 9.00 and Friday, 8.00 - 9.00 (C-421, C-424)