Anton Marcinčin is an economist and co-founder of the initiative Regional development now! He worked as a government plenipotentiary for underdeveloped regions, an advisor to the Minister of Finance, a member of parliament and an economist at the World Bank in Bratislava. His areas of expertise included regional development, integrated planning, public financial management, living standards, labor market, primary and secondary education and marginalized communities.
He published dozens of scientific articles, lectured at several universities and participated in many international research activities. Since 2007, he has regularly published columns in Hospodárske noviny and since 2015 also in Pravda.
Marcinčin graduated from the Czech Technical University in Prague and CERGE-EI Prague and defended his Ph.D. in economics at Charles University in Prague. He has received scholarships and fellowships at the Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam and LSE London.