October - December, 2012
At the high-noon, right after the inauguration of the new academic year
2012/13 at the Kozminski University, there is an
opening of yet another exhibition of Professor
G. W. Kolodko's photographs. After already available on the
page www.facebook.com/kolodko two
recent expositions, called "The World As It Is..." and "The Neighbors",
which have driven a lot of interests and comments, the new set of
pictures is shown under the intriguing title "Let's Pray". The
exhibition opens at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3rd, at the Atrium
of Kozminski University in Warsaw, 57 Jagiellonska Street, until the
end of October. You are encourage to see it!
December 2012 Next number of TIGER Working Papers have been
published: On the New Economic Philosophy of Crisis Management in the
European Union by László Csaba. We encourage to read this
interesting paper! We
encourage to read this interesting paper!
December 19, 2012, 16:00, room B6
Dr Marcin Piątkowski, Assistant Professor at TIGER, presents the
results of this year's World Bank Doing Business 2013 ranking, entitled
"Doing Business 2013: Poland in the Global Top 10"
The Fall issue of quarterly „THINKTANK” – No. 3 (14), Fall 2012, p.
198-206 – publishes interview with Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
ma taki świat, jaki potrafi zrozumieć” (“Everybody’s Got a
World According to His Understanding”) (in Polish).
November 15, 2012, 10:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
TIGER and Department of European Studies at Kozminski University
organize conference on “What Lessons Have We Learnt from the Crisis?
Economic Policy in Crisis or Crisis in Economic Policy? Academics from
leading Polish research institutions will discuss the challenges for
contemporary economic policy. The conference open with the TIGER
Grzegorz W. Kolodko lecture on “Economics of Crisis, Crisis
of Economics – and What Next?”. You are welcome to join the debate! Conference
agenda (In Polish)
October 17, 2012, 16:00, room B5
At the October
TIGER Seminar, Dr Michał Myck, Director of the Centre for Economic
Analysis, CenEA, in Szczecin and a former researcher at the
Institute for Fiscal Studies and at the DIW-Berlin, delivers a lecture
on "Wages, taxes and financial incentives in the Polish labor market
2005-09". Bio note
October 8-11, 2012
Runiewicz-Wardyn will participate in the workshop on “How can the
regional level learn from each other on innovation? How can the
regional context contribute to smart specialisation?. The workshop is a
part of OPEN DAYS 2012 venue, organized by the Committee of the Regions
and European Commission in Brussels.
September 28, 2012, 3:00 p.m. Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
has been invited to deliver a special speech to the 18th Scientific
Conference of the Euro Memo Group, hosted by the Economic University in
Poznan. The conference topic is "Deepening crisis in the EU: the need
for a fundamental change in policy". The Director of TIGER talks on
"Whither Europe? Values, Institutions, Policies".
September 7, 2012, 6:00 p.m. Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko,
known also for his commitment to the long distance running, again has
been invited to take a part in the Krynica Running Festival. On this
occasion he talks on "The Running World" and signs his bestselling
books "Wedrujacy swiat" and "Swiat na wyciagniecie mysli". The former
is available in English under the title "Truth, Errors, and Lies:
Politics and Economics in a Volatile World" (www.volatileworld.net).
At the finish line of Krynica Marathon, September 11th,
Septemebr 5, 2012, 4:00 p.m.
“Crisis of Europe as a Crisis of National Institutions?” – such is the
title of a panel debate with Professor
G. W. Kolodko
at the Krynica Economic Forum. The panel is chaired by Professor Maria
Jarosz and the other discussants are Prof. Stéphane Portet,
International Labor Organization and UNDP, Prof. Klaus Ziemer,
Uniwersity of Trewir, and Andrzej Jonas, editor-in-chief of the weekly
„The Warsaw Voice”.
September 4, 2012, 4:00 p.m.
As many times in the past, also this year the TIGER Director
contributes to the debate at the Economic Forum in Krynica-Zdroj.
It is already the 22nd gathering of this kind, occurring on this
occasion under the title "The New Visions for Challenging Times. Europe
and the World at the Crisis". Prof.
G. W. Kolodko
takes a part in a panel co-hosted by the Deutsche Bank Poland. The
panel, called "The Future and Perspectives of Banking Sector", is
chaired by the Chairman of DB Poland, Professor Krzysztof Kalicki, and
attended by Professor Mario D. Nuti, Universita di Roma "La Sapienza",
Dr. Jerzy Pruski, President of the Banking Guarantee Fund, and the DB
Board Member, Mr. Peter Tils.
July 28, 2012, 11:00 a.m.
"Whither Europe? Whither the World?" Such is the title of keynote
speech which Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
delivers to the international conference on "Economic Crisis in Europe.
Towards Gender-Equitable Macroeconomic Policy-making and Economic
Governance". The event, organized by the Gender
and Macro Economics Working Group, IWG, takes place at the
Jagiellonian University in Cracow.
July 12, 2012, 8:30 p.m.
For the first time the International Society of Business, Economics,
and Ethics Congress (ISBEE) takes place in Poland. The Vth Congress is
hosted by Kozminski University. The TIGER Director, Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko has been invited to deliver a special
lecture at the evening meeting at the Royal Castle in Warsaw. The topic
of Professor's speech is "Globalization, Crisis and What Next? Values,
Institutions, and Policies".
July 11, 2012, 9:00 a.m.
The annual Summer School of the European Federation of the Financial
Analysts Societies, EFFAS, takes place in Madrid. Director of TIGER has
been invited to present the keynote speech inaugurating the event. The
title of Professor G. W. Kolodko lecture is
“Globalization, Crisis – and What Next?”
The paper on "Income Disparities in Poland through the Lens of Economic
Geography", written by Jesús López-Rodríguez, has been published in our
TIGER Working Paper Series (No. 127)
June 27, 2012
Assistant Professor at TIGER - Dr. Małgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn - will
participate in the Cluster Energy Round Table Meeting in Brussels. The
project is financed by the Baltic Sea Region Programme 2007-2013 and
has a relation to the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR).
June 19-21, 2012
and Europe in 2030"
- this is a title of the research project which is realized by
international consortium of research centers – TIGER is one of them. In
June in Paris takes place research seminar within the project. TIGER is
represented by dr Jacek Tomkiewicz and dr Marcin Piątkowski.
May 28, 2012, 8:00 p.m.
"The Evening in Garden"
– such is the title of two-hours lasting radio broadcast, a joint
project of Radio For You, RDC, and the Banker Club of the Association
of Polish Banks. The program, with the participation of Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko as the special guest, will discuss the
issues of culture and nature, economics and politics, sport and travel.
The interview can be listened on the radio frequency Warszawa 101 MHz
as well as in the Internet at www.rdc.pl.
May 28, 2012, 12:00 p.m.
At the invitation of Student Forum of Business Center Club Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko
pays a visit to Bydgoszcz where at the Faculty of Management of the J.
& J. Sniadecki University of Technology and Life Sciences
lecture on "Whither the World? Whither Poland?" The event takes place
at 430, Fordonska Street, and is open for the public, so you’re welcome
to join it!
May 26, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
At the Celebration of
the Danish Presidency in the Council of European Union, hosted by the
Chojnata Palace, the Marshal of the Lodz Province, and the Head of
Rawski District, Professor G. W. Kolodko delivers a
lecture on "Whither Europe?".
May 23, 2012, 4:00 pm, room A24
The next seminar in TIGER's monthly series will feature Mr. Marcin
Petrykowski, Executive Director at JPMorgan Europe Limited and the Head
of Coverage for Russia, CIS and CEE countries, graduate of Kozminski
University. Mr. Petrykowski speaks on "The Evolution of Capital Markets
and its Impact on Strategies of Financial Institutions".
May 16-19, 2012
"Economic Crisis or Crisis of Economics?" – such is the tile of the
paper presented by Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko to
the Third Session of the World Nobel Congress in Economics hosted by
the Alfred Nobel University in
Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine. This year Congress topic is "The World Economy
of the XXI Century: Cycles and Crises".
April 27, 2012, 2:30 p.m.
At the invitation of rector of the Lviv UniversityProfessor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko
presents lecture on "Neoliberalism, Crisis, and the Ways Out". The
TIGER Director holds the Honorary Degree of the University. He was
awarded with this distinction in 2003 for the contribution to the
theory of economic sciences (Doctoris HONORIS CAUSA gradum
Frankianae Nationalis pro collatione opulenta in scientiam oeconomicam
in condicionibus divulgationis per totum orbem).
April 25, 2012, 4:00 pm, room A24
The next seminar in TIGER's monthly series will feature Ms. Agata
Wacławik-Wejman, Director of Government Relations at Google, former
Member of the Management Board of KDPW S.A., the Polish central
securities depository, legal counsel at the World Bank in Washington DC
and in the Polish Constitutional Tribunal in Warsaw. Graduate of the
Harvard Law School. Ms. Wacławik-Wejman speaks on "Internet,
Entrepreneurship, Innovations. Google Perspective".
April 23-24, 2011 Dr Jacek Tomkiewicz,
Research Director at TIGER, presents paper titled "Current Crisis and
Local Government Finance – is there Need for Crucial Reform?" during
conference on "New Model of Local Government Finance – Lessons from the
Crisis". The conference is organized by Marie
Curie University in Lublin, Poland.
April 18, 2012, 6:30 p.m.
„'The Arab Spring' and What Next?” – such is the title of Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko meeting with the Scientific Club of the Warsaw
University. The event takes place at the University Library, BUW, room
April 12, 2012, 4:00 p.m.
And in Krakow once again. Foundation NATIONAL PANTEON hosts Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko with lecture entitled "Why the Economists
Don't Like the Culture and What Is Coming Out of It?" The event takes
place in the PAU Aula OF Polish Academy of Sciences and Arts, PAU, at
17, Slawkowska Street.
April 1-4, 2012
The raising interests in Professor G. W. Kolodko book in
the Arabic language, "Hkaak w Akhtaa w Akazeeb. AL Siasah W AL
Ektsad F Aalam Motahawel",
takes him for the third part of his Middle East and North African Book
Tour. This time the author visits the United Arab Emirates, UAE, to
speak at the university and attend the Abu Dhabi International Book
Fair for the ceremony of his book signing. It is also an occasion for a
series of professional consultations and interviews for the media.
April 3, 2012, 1:00 p.m. Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko pays
a visit to the American University of Dubai to to deliver lecture on
"Whither the World? Globalization at the Crossroads".
April 1, 2012, 11:00 a.m.
The third phase of working visits to the Arab countries Professor
Kolodko starts with the lecture at the Abu Dhabi campus of INSEAD, a
leading business school. The Professor's talk is called "Globalization,
Crisis and What Next?"
February – March 2012
The Promotion Department of Kozminski University sends the
"Photographs by Profssor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
We have got back the pictures from Professor
exhibition "The Neighbors". If you are interested in these pictures,
please visit room D/128. The photographs are distributed free for the
faculty and students of Kozminksi University, yet a voluntary donations
for the Kozminski Praga Foundation for Science and Culture are
March 29, 2012, 4:30 p.m.
The TIGER Director, Professor G. W. Kolodko
takes a part in debate on "Economic Uncertainty and Instability" which
is organized within the series "Thursday at the Economists" by the
Polish Economic Association. The event occurs at the Warsaw Economists
House, 49, Nowy Swiat.
March 28, 2012, 4:30 p.m. Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
participates in discussion with Professor Adam Noga on the world
economic crisis and the ways to counteract it. The event, which takes
place at the Kozminiski University (aula II) is hosted by the Warsaw
Division of the European Law Students Association.
March 27, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
During next meeting
within Kozminski's Seminar Series we will discuss about Asia.
Introductory lecture on "Integration Process in Asia" will be presented
by Ambassador Tadeusz Szumowski from Polish Ministry of Foreign
Affairs, Dr Jacek Tomkiewicz from TIGER will be discussant.
March 24, 2012, 2:00 p.m.
Club of the Graduates of PhD Studies at Kozminski University hosts Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko with lecture on "Globalization, Crisis
and What Next? Values, Institutions and Policies".
March 23, 2012, 2:00 p.m.
At the invitation of the students of the
Warsaw School of Economics, SGH, from the Students Scientific
Organization "The Investor Club", Professor
G. W. Kolodko participates in the Stock Exchange Conference.
While attending the event, he talks on "The World Economic Crisis and
Perspectives for Poland's Economy Development".
March 22, 2012, godz. 11:00
And again Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko pays
a visit to Wroclaw, where he delivers an opening speech to the 18th
Wroclaw Scientific Book Fair. The lecture – under provoking title "Why
the Economists Are So Often Wrong?" – takes place at the Congress
Center of Wroclaw Technical University (nearby the Grunwald Square).
March 20, 2012
Dr. Małgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn
participates in the Executive Education Workshop on the "Successful
Outsourcing", organized by The Solvay School of Economics and
Management in Brussels.
March 14, 2012, 4:00 pm, room B5
seminar in TIGER's monthly series will feature Dr. Cezary Stypułkowski,
the CEO of BRE Bank, the third largest bank in Poland, and a former CEO
of PZU S.A., Bank Handlowy S.A. and a Managing Director for the CEE
region at JP Morgan. Mr. Stypulkowski speaks on "„International
Financial Regulations – Current Dilemmas”. Bio-note
March 7, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
The TIGER Director is hosted by the Institute of Diplomatic Studies in
Riyadh, where he meets with the faculty and students of this
prestigious think-tank. The subject of Professor
Kolodko speech is “The Globalization Challenge: In Quest for
a New Institutional Order of World Economy”. The event occurs at the
ISD venue at King Fahad Road.
March 6, 2012, 1:30 p.m.
"Neoliberalism, Global Crisis, and the Ways Out" – such was the title
Kolodko lecture presented at the Dar Al Uloom University in
March 1, 2012, 2:00 p.m.
At the invitation of Warsaw Fine Arts Academy, ASP, Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko
takes a part in the seminar "The Contemporary Challenges" and presents
the lecture called "Economics: Science versus Ideology, Politics, and
Interests". The event occurs at the Design Faculty, 8, Mysliwiecka
February 27-28, 2012
Dr. Marcin Piatkowski visits Riga as part of the World Bank delegation
to meet, among others, the Latvian Minister of Economy.
February 24, 2012, 12:00 p.m.
Following the publication of Professor Witold Kiezun book on "Patalogia
transformacji" (Poltext, Warszawa 2012, p. 433), at the
a session, organized within the framework of seminars on Critical
Theory of Organization, takes place. The panel discussion with the
participations of professors Maria Jarosz, Grzegorz W. Kolodko, Antoni
Kaminski, Andrzej Lubbe, and Jerzy Zyzynski is moderated by Professor
Andrzej K. Kozminski. The seminar takes place at the university venue,
in the senate room, D202.
February 16, 2012
Runiewicz-Wardyn participates in the Urban Forum 2012 organized by the
DG Regional Policy of European Commission in Brussels. The Forum is an
opportunity for policy makers, academics and professionals to discuss
future urban challenges of the EU regions, with especial emphasis on
the role of cities in promoting sustainable growth.
February 15, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
„Poland and the World: After or Before the Crisis?” – this is the title
G. W. Kolodko lecture, followed by discussion, at the Ignacy
Daszynski Center in Warsaw. The event occur in room 6, at 20,
February 15, 2012, 4:00, room B5
another meeting in a monthly series of TIGER seminars. This time we
host Mr.Michal Jaworski, director of Microsoft's corporate policy of
Poland (since 1994). Since 2001 Mr. Jaworski is a member of The Polish
Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications (PIIT) (he is
the vice president of PIIT for information society development). He is
a member of The Polish Information Processing Society and InfoStar
laureate. Mr. Jaworski speaks on "Risks, opportunities and challenges
of the computer industry in Poland and the world."
February 6, 2012, 4:00 p.m.
"Truth, Errors, and Lies: Politics and Economics in a Volatile World" -
such is the title of Professor Kolodko seminar
presented at the American University of Beirut, AUB.
The event is hosted by the Department of Economics and Institute of
Financial Economics, and takes place at Room 316, Nicely Hall, AUB.
January 31, 2012, 3:00 p.m.
The concluding point of the TIGER's Director stay in Egypt is
participation in the 43rd Cairo International Book Fair.
Professor Kolodko signs his book
"Hkaak w Akhtaa w Akazeeb. AL Siasah W AL Ektsad F Aalam Motahawel" at
Arabia booth, located at the exhibition grounds, Nasr City,
Hall No. 2.
January 30, 2012, 8:00 p.m.
One of the main features of Professor
Kolodko working visit to Egypt is his lecture on "Truth,
Errors, and Lies: Politics and Economics in a Volatile World"
and the book "Hkaak w Akhtaa w Akazeeb. AL Siasah W AL Ektsad F Aalam
Motahawel" (www.neelwafurat.com & egypt.souq.com) presentation at
the famous Cairo El Sawy Culturewheel.
If you are nearby, don't miss it! If you are far away, jump the
airplane and join the party! The event occurs at Zamalek, at the end of
26th of July Street.
January 30, 2012, 4:00 p.m.
Yet one more meeting and book signing by Professor
This time the author is hosted by the Alef Bookstore in Cairo, where he
meets the readers and answers their questions.
The event takes place at 132 EL Merghany St., Heliopolis.
January 29, 2012, 6:00 p.m. Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko is
hosted by the Cairo Shorouk Bookstore
where he is signing his book just published in the Arabic language.
This is already the 10th language in which the book "Truth, Errors, and
Lies: Politics and Economics in a Volatile World" can be read.
The event occurs at 17 Hassan Sabry St., Zamalek.
January 29, 2012, 10:30 a.m. Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
meets the readers and signs his Arabic book "Hkaak w Akhtaa w Akazeeb.
AL Siasah W AL Ektsad F Aalam Motahawel" ("Truth, Errors, and Lies:
Politics and Economics in a Volatile World") at the Hindawi
Publishing House in Cairo.
January 28, 2012, 3:15 p.m.
While in Cairo, the TIGER Director is interviewed by the NILE CULURE TV channel.
answers the questions regarding the challenge of world economic crisis
and its implications for the Arab Spring as well as talks about his
"Hkaak w Akhtaa w Akazeeb. AL Siasah W AL Ektsad F Aalam Motahawel"
just published by the Kalimat Arabia Publlisher.
The book is available in Internet bookstores: www.neelwafurat.com
January 27, 2012
Victoria! After meeting yesterday with Mr. Ezaat Saad, the Governor of
Luxor province, today Professor Kolodko has finished his
38th marathon! This time it was 19th Egyptian Marathon in Luxor.
Congratulations! And keep going!
January 25, 2012, 16:00, room B5
TIGER invites for the monthly seminar. This time we host Mr. Tomasz
Czechowicz, founder and CEO of the MCI Group,
one of the most dynamic private equity groups in the CEE Region, listed
on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. He speaks on "How to Make Money on
January 24, 2012, 6:00 p.m. The Middle East and North Africa Book Tour
Kolodko starts in Cairo (where else?), on the day celebrating
the first anniversary of Egyptian revolution.
The Cairo Press Syndicate (english.al-akhbar.com/tags/cairo-press-syndicate)
hosts a seminar at which
the Director of TIGER speaks on the world affairs and lessons from
Poland transformation for the Arab Spring.
Actually, already almost a year Professor Kolodko called it "The Spring
of Nations" (see www.economonitor.com/blog/2011/04/the-spring-of-nations/).
At the seminar I am accompanied by His Excellency Piotr Puchta, the
Poland's Ambassador to Egypt.
The event takes place at the venues of the Cairo Press Syndicate.
January 13, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
One more time Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko pays
a visit to the Wroclaw Economic University.
This time he speaks on "Globalization, Crisis, and What Next?". The
event takes place at Hall P3.