Prószynski & S-ka has published new book by Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko, „Dokad
zmierza swiat. Ekonomia polityczna przyszlosci” („Whither the World.
Political Economy of the Future”) (in Polish) . This is
already the third volume of his bestselling series on the world issues.
Errors, and Lies: Politics and Economics in in a Volatile World”,
which thus far has been released in ten languages, and “Swiat
na wyciagniecie mysli” („The World at the Extent of Thought”) (in
Polish), now the time to discuss the future challenges
Only two months has passed since international
conference organized by the Director of TIGER on the occasion of the
20th anniversary of Kozminski University, and already a special book
called “Management and Economic Policy for Development" (in Polish
„Zarzadanie i polityka gospodarcza dla rozwoju”, edited by prof.
Grzegorz W. Kolodko, has been published (Poltext, Warszawa 2014, p.
488). It opens with a chapter entitled „Behind the Rise and Decline of
Grassroots Dynamism” written by the Nobel laureate, Professor Edmund S.
Phelps of Columbia University.
November 24 - December 23, 2013
"Let’s pray." This is by no means a dramatic call
for earnest devotion in times of crisis, in times of confusion, as
stipulated by Professor Kolodko in his book "Whither the World: The
Political Economy of the Future" (www.volatileworld.net),
but a call
for greater openness to multiculturalism. "Let’s pray" is the title of
exhibition of photography, which calls for a greater degree of mutual
understanding and tolerance in our constantly changing world. After
visiting more than 160 countries, Professor Kolodko demonstrates 55
photographs, showing where, how and to whom or what various people pray
in different cultures, places, situations. Opening night, with the
author’s participation, takes place on Sunday, November 24th, at 5:00
p.m. in the commons of Municipal Cultural Centre in Lesznowola, Stara
Iwiczna, 6 Nowa Street, 2nd floor. YOU’RE WELCOME TO JOIN THE EVENT!
December 18-19, 2013
Grzegorz W. Kolodko delivers the speech on "The New
Pragmatism and the World’s Future" at the 2013 Caixin Summit "China and
the World" in Beijing. The summit is the Caixin Media’s premier
conference series and has featured spin-off conferences in the United
States, Russia, Australia, Hong Kong and the Davos World Economic
Forum. The conference gathers distinguished speakers to analyze the
most pressing topics and to provide professional viewpoints to our
audience. Considering the rising China, more and more
people do. So, if you are one of them you may read dozens of Professor
Kolodko’s essays in “China Economic Weekly”, where he has his own
column called “Kolodko Observer” (http://www.tiger.edu.pl/english/kolodko/artykuly.htm#in_chinese),
or his bestselling book “Zhen Xiang, Miu Wu yu Huang Yan. Duo Bian Shi
Jie Zhong de Zheng Zhi yu Jing Ji” (http://product.dangdang.com/22538463.html).
You may also comment on Profesor Kolodko’s Chinese social network atwww.weibo.com/kolodko.
December 16, 2013, 2:00 p.m.
At the invitation of Professor Justin Yifu Lin, former
Vice-President for Development and Chief Economist of the World Bank,
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko delivers a seminar for the MBA and Master
of Economics students at the Peking University. The TIGER Director has
visited this prestigious university several times in the past. This
time the topic of his lecture is “Whither the World: Political Economy
of the Future”. If you read Chinese, you may read his book in the
Chinese language, "Zhen
Xiang, Miu Wu yu Huang Yan. Duo Bian Shi Jie Zhong de Zheng Zhi yu Jing
Ji" as well as dozens of his papers
in Chinese. You can also comment on Professor Kolodko’s social
network page in Chinese.
December 14, 2013
Grzegorz W. Kolodko is giving a keynote speech on the
world future at the Sanya Forum on “Restructuring to Explore New
Driving Forces for Growth”. The event takes place at beautiful,
tropical island Hainan, at the South China Sea.
December 10, 2013, 12:00p.m.
Grzegorz W. Kolodko has been conferred by the Polish Academy
of Sciences the prestigious Fryderyk Skarbek Award for his book „Dokad
zmierza swiat. Ekonomia polityczna przyszlosci” (“Whither the
World. Ekonomia polityczna przyszłości”).
December 11, 2013, 16:00, room B6
Dr Marcin Piątkowski,
Assistant Professor at TIGER, presents the results of this year's World
Bank's Doing Business 2014 ranking in a lecture on "Doing Business
2014: Poland Moving to the Global Top 50".
At the initiative of TIGER’s Director, Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko,
who’s finished during last 12 years 40 marathons in 16 countries on 6
continents, the KOZMINSKI
is taking off. Join us and you will see how much better you will feel!
It’s not necessary (yet) to run full marathon, it is enough that
(already) you’re running
27th, 2013, 4:00 pm, Room B6
TIGER invites for the next open seminar. These time we are going to
on income inequalities. Discussion will be opened with the
presentation by Grzegorz Malinowski, Ph. D. student at Kozminski
University, titled: „Perception of inequality and objective
November 28-29, 2013
Jacek Tomkiewicz, Research Director at
paper titled "Monetary
Policy and Contemporary Financial Crisis – Basic Concerns".
The conference is organized by School
of Economics and Management,
University of Porto, Portugal.
Congress of Polish Economists,
called "Economics for the Future. Discover the Nature and Causes of
Economic Phenomena", is held in Warsaw. Such topic firmly corresponds
to the research interests of Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko. Therefore,
he’s gladly accepted the invitation to deliver a paper at the inaugural
plenary session of the Congress (Thursday, 28.XI, at 11:50 a.m.). It is
worth noting that Polish economists congresses are organized since
1887, and professor Kolodko participated in such meeting for the first
time exactly one hundred years later, that is already a quarter of a
November 8, 2013, 9:30 a.m.
The TIGER Director, Professor Grzegorz W.
Kolodko, takes a part in panel debate on “Challenges for Poland in the
European Union: need for economic, social and structural reforms and
competitiveness” at the international symposium "Poland and the Crisis
in Europe" organized by the Polish Historical and Literary Society, in
cooperation with INALCO, the National Institute of Oriental Languages
and Civilizations. The event takes place in Paris, in the venue of
INALCO, 65 rue des Grands Moulins.
Next number of TIGER
Working Papers have been published: "The Euroarea: Premature,
Diminished, Divergent" by Professor Mario Nuti. We encourage to read
this interesting paper!
- November 4th, 2013
Within the program of faculty exchange, Dr
Jacek Tomkiewicz visits International Institute of
Management in Nicosia, Cyprus to deliver series of
public finance and public policy.
2013, 11:00 a.m.
Please, visit the 17th Krakow
Books Fair and bargain for Professor
bestselling books about the world. The author meets the
readers and signs his books at the Proszynski Publisher stand A37, Hala
Targow, ul. Centralna 41A.
2013, 5:00 p.m., room B17
The Students Scientific Club LITTLE TIGERS, associated with the
Transformation, Integration, and Globalization Economic Research TIGER,
invites for the first meeting in the new academic year. The students
are hosting Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko who speaks on “Whither the World”. For
sure, it is a good possibility to ask Professor some challenging
questions. The event is open for all interested persons.
October 10-11, 2013
On the occasion of the 20-years of Kozminski University a special
international conference on „Management and Economic Policy for
Development” takes place. In the event, coordinated by Professor
G. W. Kolodko,
the TIGER Director, participates a group of distinguished scholars form
Poland and abroad, including the Nobel Prize Winner, Professor Edmund
S. Phelps from Columbia University.
Professor at TIGER - Dr. Małgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn – undertakes a
postdoctoral research and teaching fellowship in the School of Slavonic
and East European Studies, University College London (UCL) in London at
the invitation of prof. Slavo Radosevic, Deputy Director of SSEES and a
professor of Industry and Innovation Studies. The fellowship will be
covered by ERASMUS Teaching Mobility Program. Her research and teaching
subject refers to the role of knowledge flows and regional innovation
systems (RIS) in technological change and economic growth of EU regions.
The Kozminski University Program in Finance advanced to global top 20
in the "Financial Times" Global Masters in Finance ranking. This degree
certified by the ACCA has a guarantee of higher income. 19th place in
the world, that is the position of Kozminski University Master Program
in Finance according to the new "Financial Times" ranking. Last year
the program ranked 21st in the world. The ranking, published on June
24th, 2013 includes the best European universities such as HEC Paris,
which took first place. In the process of evaluation "FT" analyzes the
level of quality of educational services, academic achievements of
faculty, student mobility, internship opportunities, the
internationalization of a university, even gender diversity of faculty
and students. One of the most important criterions is alumni careers
three months after graduation, expressed as the level of employment. (See
September 3-8, 2013
in the recent years, so this time, at the invitation of the organizers
as a special guest, Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko participates in the 23rd
Economic Forum in Krynica Zdroj
(September 3-5). The event takes place under the title “Towards a New
Deal”. Immediately after the Forum the TIGER Director attends the
Running Festival during which he presents a public lecture called “The
Running World” and signs his books on the world issues.
September 7-26, 2013
The exhibition of
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko photographs under the intriguing title
„Let’s Pray”, after being presented to the Economic Forum in Krynica,
goes to the Art Gallery “Siedlisko”. The opening, with author
attendance, occurs on Saturday, September 7th, at 4:00 p.m., at the
Gallery, 19, Pilsudski Street. The previous Professor’s exhibition can
be seen here: “The
World As It Is…” and “The
July 1-15, 2013
Professor Grzegow W. Kolodko
pays a working visit to North
Korea. This is the first journey of TIGER Director to this
country. While there, he meets the economists from the Institute of Economics
of Academy of Social Sciences, the
policymakers and experts from the Disarmament and Peace Institute of
the Foreign Affairs Ministry, the representatives of the International
Association for the Promotion of Economy and Technical Exchange and
with the researchers from the Pyongyang University of Science and
Technology. In Pyongyang, at the onset of his visit, the former Deputy
Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Poland delivers a special
address at the opening ceremony of local Poland’s presidency in the
group of ambassadors of the European Union countries. Professor Kolodko
will visit also Panmunjon and special economic zone Kaesong.
January – June, 2013
The exhibition of Professor Kolodko's photographs,
under the intriguing title "Let's Pray", will be shown until the end of
academic year. Two other expositions, called "The World As It Is"
and "The Neighbors”, which have driven a lot of interests and
comments, are available on the page http://www.facebook.com/kolodko/photos. The exhibition takes place at the Atrium of
Kozminski University in Warsaw, 57 Jagiellonska Street. You are welcome
to see it!
will published a book by Dr. Małgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn on „Knowledge
Flows, Technological Change and Regional Growth in European Union " in
its series of "Contributions to Economics". The book provides
conceptual and empirical insights into the complex relationship between
knowledge flows and regional growth in the EU. The author critically
scrutinizes and enhances the Regional Innovation System approach,
discussing innovation as a technological, institutional and
evolutionary process. The book closes with an investigation of the role
of technological change and knowledge spillovers in the dynamic growth
and “catching-up” of EU regions. For further information on the book
June 28, 2013, 10:30
working visit to Beijing Professor G. W. Kolodko
starts from the meeting with new Chinese Prime Minister, Mr. Li Keqiang
at the Great Hall of the People. This is a great opportunity to discuss
the future challenges for China at the time of its growing importance
in the world affairs. The event takes place on the occasion of
the Third World Think Tank Summit which occurs in Beijing.
June 28, 2013, 3:30
Professor Grzegow W. Kolodko
is giving a keynote speech on the global challenges at the Opening
Ceremony of the Third World Think Tank Summit held in the capital of
China. The other speakers are, inter alia, the Nobel Peace Laureate,
Dr. Henry Kissinger, former Prime Minister of Japan, Yukio Hatoyama,
Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, and the Director-General of
the World Trade Organization (WTO), Pascal Lamy. See more here
June 29, 2013, 9:00 a.m.
Professor Grzegow W. Kolodko, together with Henry Kissinger, the Nobel
Peace Prize Laureate and former US Secretary of State, takes a part in
the Third Global Think Tank Summit (GTTS) in Beijing. The TIGER
Director attends the panel debate on "Changes in Global Economic
Patterns and Future Perspectives". It’s worth to mention that
opinion-leading “China Economic Weekly” once per month publishes
Professor’s essays under the headline “Kolodko
June 17-18, 2013,
the invitation of the Tunisian government Professor
G. W. Kolodko
pays a short working visit to Tunis. This is the place where the Arab
Spring has started. The TIGER’s Director, within the framework of
Poland’s institutional assistance, provides consultations and seminar
for the government experts on the structural reforms and development
policy. It’s worth to mention that “Truth, Error, and Lies: Politics
and Economics in a Volatile World”, the international bestseller by
Professor Kolodko, has been published also in the Arabic language under
the title „Hkaak
w Akhtaa w Akazeeb. AL Siasah W AL Ektsad F Aalam Motahawel”
June 16, 2013, 12:45
G. W. Kolodko chairs the panel debate on „Poland’s Economy
Crisis” at the Congress of Polish Left, in which about thousand people
takes a part. The panel is attended also by Professor Boguslaw
Liberadzki, deputy to the European Parliament, Professor Elzbieta
Maczynska, President of the Polish Economic Association, Professor
Ryszard Michalski, Director of the Institute for Market, Consumption,
and Business Cycle Economic Research, Dr. Marcin Piatkowski from TIGER.
31, 2-13, 7:00 p.m.
Professor G. W. Kolodko meets with the members of the Polish City Paris Club and talks on “Wither the
World? Whither Poland?”. The event (by invitation only) takes place at
the Polish Institute, 60 rue Jean Goujon.
May 13-17, 2013
Within the program of faculty exchange, Dr Jacek
Tomkiewicz visits Universitatea
Babes-Bolyai in Cluj in Romania to deliver series of lectures
on contemporary economic policy.
May 15, 2013, 16:00
the World. Political Economy of the Future” – such is the title of the
Kozminski Interdisciplinary Seminar. The debate – in which Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko,
the author of the book under the same title takes a part – is moderated
by Professor Andrzej K. Kozminski, the President of Kozminski
University, and is attended by Professor Michal Kleiber, the President
of the Polish Academy of Sciences, PAN, and Chairman of the Forecast
Committee Poland 2000 Plus of PAN, Professor
Marian Gorynia, the
of Poznan University of Economonics
and Professor Leszek
Minister of Justice.
2013, 4:00 p.m.
Professor Roman Sobiecki, the
Dean of College of Business Administration at the Warsaw School of
Economics (SGH) invites for the public lecture on “Whither the World
and Poland” by Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko. The meeting (in Polish) takes place at aula I
of Building C of the SGH, at the corner of Niepodleglosci Avenue and
Madalinskiego Street. You are welcome to join the debate!
May 8, 2013, 1:00 p.m.
At open for the public session of
the Scientific Council of the Polish Economic Association (RN
Grzegorz W. Kolodko
presents lecture called the same as his recent book is entitled:
“Whither the World. Political Economy of the Future”. The debate (in
Polish), moderated by the RN PTE President, Professor Boguslaw Fiedor,
takes place at the premises of the Warsaw Economists House at 49, Nowy
VICTORIA! Orlen Warsaw Marathon
mastered! Professor G. W. Kolodko has completed his 39th
marathon. This time in five hours he ran a beautiful route of 26,2
miles from Warsaw’s National Stadium to Wilanow and Konstancin, then
Ursynow and Mokotow, and via Downtown back to the National Stadium.
After all this was the National Running Day. Great party! The TIGER
Director was crossing the finish line with the wonderful company of his
two daughters, Julia and Gabi, and the latter little dog, Vegas, which
earlier have bravely run the distance of 10 kilometers. This marathon
is also Professor Kolodko’s respond for the barbaric attack on the
Boston Marathon earlier in the week…
2013, 1:00 p.m.
At the invitation of Mr. Jerzy
Wenderlich, Deputy Speaker of the Polish Parliament, Sejm, takes place
a debate to which the TIGER Director, Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko,
delivers a speech on “Whither the World, Whither Poland?” (in Polish).
The event occurs in Sejm, building G, room 12, and is open for the
public after registration prior to the meeting at the address email@example.com.
April 17, 2013, 1:00 p.m., Aula
Barnett, Ambassador of Great Britain in Poland, pays a visit to our
university and speaks on "An Outward Looking Europe for the 21st
Century". The meeting is chaired by the TIGER Director, Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko
April 17, 2013, 16:00, room B5
Integration and Globalization Economic Research Center (TIGER) invites
for its hundredth seminar! The discussion will be preceded by the
lecture on "The role knowledge flows and technological change
economic growth of EU regions" given by Dr.
Assistant Professor at Kozminski University in Warsaw.
April 4, 2013, 16:00
„Whither the World.
Political Economy of the Future” – same as the title of the
Grzegorz W. Kolodko is the topic of debate hosted by the
Polish Economic Association within the framework of cycle
the Economists”. The debate is led by Professor Elzbieta Maczynska, the
President of PEA, and Professor Ryszard Michalski, Director of
Institute for Market, Consumption and Business Cycles Research,
delivers his comments. You are WELCOME to join the event! It’s yet
another occasion to get the author autograph.
March 22 2013, 12:15 p.m.
In the Conference
Center of the Polish Academy of Sciences, PAN, a conference of the Committee “Poland
2000 Plus” of PAN on “The Long-term Global Threats: Economic,
Social, and Political” takes place. Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko participates in session entitled by the
organizes in the same way as his recent book (in Polish): “Whither
the World: Political Economy of the Future”.
The International Economic Forum takes place in
Moscow on March 20th-21st. Professor
G. W. Kolodko
presents his view at the panel on "The Crisis of the Market
Fundamentalism in the World and Russia: The Birth of New Trends”, which
is attended also by professor Immanuel Wallerstein from Yale
University. The event occurs at Lomonosov University. Here
you can read several research papers published by Professor
Kolodko in the Russia language.
Marzec 20, 2013, godz. 16:00, sala B6
Jarosław Bełdowski, pierwszy wiceprezes Banku Gospodarstwa Krajowego,
pracownik naukowy SGH i były Dyrektor Departamentu Strategii i
Deregulacji w Ministerstwie Sprawiedliwości, oraz Kamil Joński z
Ministerstwa Sprawiedliwości wystąpią w ramach cyklu seminariów TIGERa
z wykładem pt. „Efektywność sądów gospodarczych w Polsce".
March 6, 2013,
Proszyński & S-ka
publisher cordially invites for the opening night with the new book by Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko „Dokąd zmierza świat. Ekonomia
polityczna przyszłości” („Whither the World. Political Economy of the
Future”). The talk with the author is conducted
Jacek Zakowski from weekly “Polityka”. The event occurs in the EMPiK
Megastore, 104/122 Marszałkowska St., (vis-à-vis the Palace of Culture
and Science). This is just great opportunity to get the book with the
author’s personal dedication!
Grzegorz W. Kolodko presents
a lecture on „The Polish Transition to Market and Democracy: A Two
Third Success” at the conference on „Hungarian-Polish friendship –
history, economy and culture”. The event takes place in Budapest.
Febuary 20th, 2013, 15:30, room B6
Center kindly invites to attend the seminar on “Changing Income
Structure and Financial Crisis”. Introductory lecture will be provided
by Dr Jacek Tomkiewicz, Research Director at TIGER, discussion will be
started by comments by Dr Anna Czarczyńska from European Affairs
Department at Kozminski University.
16, 2013, 16:00, room B5
Lopalewski, CEO of Nordea Poland Life Insurance Company SA, will
deliver a lecture on "The New Normal: management of insurance
business in the post-crisis market situation".