The New Pragmatism is spreading ever wider. Yet one more monograph devoted to the economic theory of
has appeared. This time, the Scientific Publisher PWN has published a collective work entitled
(in Polish). The scientific editor of the work – in which next to the
leading Polish economists write such distinguished authors as James K.
Galbraith, Alexander Nekipelov and Satoshi Mizobata – is Professor
November 14, 2018
The Senate of Corvinus University of Budapest has awarded the title of Honorary Professor to Professor Grzegorz W. Kołodko.
November 24-25, 2018
Economy at the Era of Globalization”, such is the title of paper which
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko presents to the East Lake Forum on “Human
Destiny Community and Global Governance”. The Forum, which takes place
in Wuhan in Hubei Province, is co-hosted by the Institute of State
Governance of Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST).
Director of TIGER is a Visiting Professor at HUST.
December 5, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
the invitation of the Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs
of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, IDRI, Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
presents lecture on “Globalization, Crisis and What Next:
Neoliberalizm, New Nationalism or New Pragmatism?“. The event occurs in
the Auditorium of Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Algier.
November 15-16, 2018
Małgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn is participating in The 2018 Regional
Studies Association (RSA) Winter Conference on “New Horizons for Cities
and Regions in a Changing World”, to be held on 15th-16th November 2018
in London. Prof. Runiewicz-Wardyn presents paper on “The role of
proximity in the university driven social networks. The case of the US
and EU biotechnology clusters”.
November 5, 2018
Kolodko again in Shanghai. This time he participates in the Hongqiao
International Business Media & Think Tank Forum, hosted by the
State Council Information Office of China. It is held in National
Exhibition and Convention Center on the opening day of the first China
International Import Expo (CIIE). With the theme “Build and Communicate
an Open World Economy” the forum covers two topics: 1. The Role of
Media and Think Tanks in an Open World Economy and 2. An Open China and
the Development of the World. More than 600 business media executives,
think tank experts and entrepreneurs attend this event, bringing in
their thoughts and exploring together new ideas, concepts, and
practices on the global economic governance in the new era.
With Bill Gates
October 29 - November 4, 2018
the invitation of Professor Biliang Hu, Dean of the Emerging Markets
Institute at Beijing Normal University, Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
gives a series of lectures on "Leadership at the New Era of
Globalization". The lecture is addressed to a group of several dozen
postgraduate students from 33 countries.
October 25, 2018, 10:30 a.m.,
China will change the world?" - A conference with a participation
of ambassadors, experts and entrepreneurs. Is China doomed to a crisis?
To what extent will the economic confrontation between China and the US
influence international economic relations? Is B&R a real
opportunity for polish entrepreneurs? These topics (and many others)
will be discussed by Professor G. W. Kolodko and our distinguished
guests during three discussion
panels: panel of ambassadors, panel of experts and panel of
entrepreneurs. We invite you for a jubilee 25th conference organized by
TIGER for the 25th anniversary of the Kozminski University. More here.
October 18, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko again participates in the Kiev Economic Forum
which this year is held under the slogan "Creating the Future in a
High-Tech World". This time the Director of TIGER participates in the
debate on "The Future of Competitiveness: Corporations, Cities, Countries"
The moderator puts the following questions to the panelists: "How to
ensure mutual cooperation of corporations, cities and countries? What
kind of responsibility can we borrow from the countries? What should
countries do to achieve sustainable cities? How can cities have world's
October 9, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
At Kozminski University, celebrating the 25th anniversary, the EFMD GN Annual Conference for Central and Eastern Europe
takes place under the slogan "One Europe One World?". In the
plenary session Director of TIGER, Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
debates on the subject "Geopolitical Changes and Implications for the
Future Development and Management Education", with Tomas Sedlacek, Chief
Macroeconomic Strategist at ČSOB, the author of the bestseller
"Economics of Good and Evil".
October 8, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
During the inauguration of the new academic year at the Kozminski University, the Nobel Laureate in Economics, Professor Edward C. Prescott
receives doctorate Honoris Causa. The laudation, presenting his
scientific achievements, is given by Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko, at
whose invitation Professor Prescott has visited Kozminski University in
the past. He was awarded the Nobel Prize, together with Finn E.
Kydland, “for their contributions to dynamic macroeconomics: the time
consistency of economic policy and the driving forces behind business
September 27-28, 2018The 8th edition of the European Forum for New Ideas, EFNI
is held in Sopot. This is one of the largest conference in this part of
the continent dedicated to global trends, new ideas and the future of
Europe. Professor Kołodko was invited to participate in a panel debate
entitled "Is China the Most Powerful Country in the World?" During
EFNI, a meeting will also take place with the author of the bestselling
book "Will China Save the World?"
(the English edition will be published by I.B. Tauris-Bloomsbury in early 2019).
September 26, 2918, 9:00 a.m.
“HORIZONS Re-Envisioning Business, Society & Self in the 21st Century” – such is the title of the TWIN, The World Innovation Network
meeting taking place in Chicago. Professor G. W. Kolodko discusses in
the panel with Esko Aho, the former Finland's Prime Minister, about the
innovation and cultural changes. The event occurs at Chicago's
iconic Merchandise Mart and Museum of Contemporary Art. The conference's agenda.
With the Winners of Nobel Prize, Prof. Edmund Phelps and Prof. Joseph Stiglitz
2018 Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
participates in the Economic Forum in Krynica taking a part in panel
debates on technological, economic and political determinants of the
global changes and on so-called middle-Income trap in the Central
European countries. The TIGER's director presents also his newest book
entitled "Will China Save the World?"
September 1, 2018
the openning ceremony of the new academic year at the University of
Humanities and Social Sciences in Saint Petersburg Professor Grzegorz
W. Kolodko presents special lecture on "Whither the World:
Neoliberalism, New Nationalism or New Pragmatism?"
July - August 2018
Małgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn conducts research as a visiting scholar at
the Stanford University, Institute of the Research in Social Sciences.
The two-years lasting project is sponsored by the Polish National
Science Center, program OPUS. The research project aims to explore
social networks and social capital formation in the biotechnology
July 27, 2018
Małgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn is a member of the doctoral dissertation
examination committee of Ms. Virginie Maghe, entitled "The National
Innovation System As Theoretical Framework For The Evaluation Of
Innovation Policies", which will take place at Solvay Brussels School
of Economics and Management and International Center for Innovation,
Technology and Education Studies (iCite) of the Univeriste Libre de
June 16-17, 2018
of TIGER again visits Beijing. This time he contributes a keynote speech
on “Inclusive Globalization” to The Third Annual China Global Think
Tank Innovation Forum. The
Forum is organized by the Center for China and Globalization, CCG.
Professor Kolodko is an International Advisor of the CCG.
publishing by Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko on the world challenges,
globalization, transformation and the future of the world, issued by
the Publishing House Proszynski & S-ka, exceeded the circulation of
100,000! The record goes to “Wedrujacy swiat” (English edition, “Truth, Errors and Lies: Economics and Politics in a Volatile World
which sold just in the Polish language over 60,000 copies; it was
published also in ten other languages. On this special occasion, a
meeting took place at the Warsaw EMPiK Nowy Świat, where the author was
awarded the IKAR statuette.
September 2017 – June 2018
is the best
scientific institution in the world. Within this American university
operates Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies which conducts
research on various aspects of contemporary Europe. Dr Jacek Tomkiewicz
, Research Director at TIGER, realizes at CES research project on dynamics and structure of incomes in the EU.
May 29, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
100 000 Plus" – a special event on the occasion of exceeding the
circulation of 100,000 copies of Professor Kolodko’s books published by
the Proszynski Publishing House. His newest book, "Will China Save the
World?", will be signed. The meeting, which takes place in the EMPiK
salon at Nowy Swiat in Warsaw, is moderated by Jacek Zakowski.
May 20, 2018, 2:00 p.m.
Grzegorz W. Kolodko signs his latest book called "Will China Save the
World?" at the Warsaw Book Fair held at the PGE National Stadium. At
the stand of Proszynski Publishing House you can get a personal
dedication in other books of the author too. Welcome!
May 18, 2018, 9:00 a.m.
the XXVIII International Likhachov Conference on "Global World:
Systemic Changes, Challenges and Profiles of the Future" held in St.
Petersburg, Professor G. W. Kołodko
presents paper entitled "Capitalism and Socialism: the Convergence
Theory Revisited." The meeting is organized by the Petersburg
University of Humanities and Social Sciences.
May 2-5, 2018
Grzegorz W. Kolodko delivers a series of lectures on “The Leadership at
the Era of Transformation of Globalization” for the post-graduate
international students at Beijing Normal University, BNU. The Director
of TIGER holds the position of Distinguished Professor of Emerging
Markets Institute at the BNU.
April 17, 2018, 10:00 a.m.
At the University of Lodz Science Festival held at the Faculty of Economics and Sociology, professors Grzegorz W. Kolodko
and Andrzej K. Kozminski discuss the subject of "New pragmatism versus
new nationalism". This is also the title of their joint book published
recently by Proszynski Publishing House.
April 16, 2018, 10:00 a.m.
TIGER’s Director, Professor G. W. Kolodko
gives a lecture on “Euro and the Poland’s Case” at the inaugurating
session at the conference organized by the Finance Institute of the
VISTULA Finance and Banking University in Warsaw.
April 3, 2018
the presence of 1200 participants of the Moscow Economic Forum,
Professor Alexander M. Sergeev, President of the Russian Academy of
Sciences, handed Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko distinction of the
Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
April 3, 2018, 9:00
At the annual Moscow Economic Forum, held at the Lomonosov University, Professor G. W. Kolodko
participates in inaugurating the debate plenary session with the speech
on the future course of globalization. The TIGER Director is a Foreign
Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences and during the stay in Moscow
the RAS President will present him a special diploma.
March 24, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
Grzegorz W. Kolodko presents a lecture on „Poland, Europe and the World
– After the Crisis or Before the Next One?” for the members of the
Polish City Club Paris. The event (for registered participants only)
takes place at the Station of Polish Academy of Sciences in Paris. .
February 28, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Economics and Politics of Belt and Road Initiative: A Case of 16+1
Initiative”, such is the title of the introductory lecture presented by
Professor G. W. Kolodko at the international conference on “Sustainable
economic development, stability and security in Central Asia amidst
geopolitical and geoeconomic change” held at the Corvinus University in
January 19, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
During his stay in Budapest, Professor Grzegorz W. Kołodko
gives a lecture on "The New Pragmatism: Economics and Economic Policy
for the Future" at the Corvinus University. It is worth mentioning that
a few years ago his book entitled "Megatrendek" was published in
January 18, 2018, 2:00 p.m.
G. W. Kolodko has been invited to take a part in the international
conference on “Comparative Economics and Economic Systems – the impact
of Janos Kornai thoughts” dedicated to the 90th birthday of Janos
Kornai, a great scholar and world renowned economist. We congratulate
him warmly! The TIGER Director presents a paper on “Socialism or
Capitalism? Tertium Datur”. Venue: Corvinus University of Budapest,
Fovam Sq. 8 III Auditorium.
January 17, 2018, 11:00 a.m.
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
begins his this year's global scientific activity with a special
seminar for an international group of doctoral students of the Corvinus
University in Budapest. The title of the seminar is "Globalization,
Crisis and What Next?".
We’ve published at our page the 26th Kozminski University & TIGER Distinguished Lecture presented by Professor Biliang Hu: “The
Belt and Road Initiative and the Transformation of Globalisation”.