March 15, 2019 Yet
one more jubilee! Professor Kolodko run his 50th marathon! This time a
difficult track, with many ascents, in Jerusalem. Thus, behind him is
already 1310 miles of marathons...
book "Economics and Politics. On the Theory of Grzegorz W. Kolodko" (in
Polish) has been published by Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN". This is a
unique collective work, prepared under the direction of Professor
Elzbieta Maczynska, President of the Polish Economic Society, by a
group of 28 outstanding Polish economists. The book appears in
connection with the jubilee of Professor Kolodko.
the occasion of the jubilee of Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko, the
quarterly "Acta Oeconomica", a prestigious scientific journal with
impact factor, has published a special edition (Vol. 69, Special Issue
1). In previous years, only three special editions were published
devoted to the scientific achievements of such eminent economists as
John von Neumann, Nicholas Kaldor and Janos Kornai. In the group of 18
distinguished authors of published articles is the Nobel Prize laureate
in economic sciences, Edmund S. Phelps.
March 15, 2019 Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko meets in Jerusalem the Nobel Laureate in economic
sciences, Professor Robert Aumann, the Director of Center for the Study
of Rationality in the Hebrew University. Professor Aumann, at the
invitation of TIGER's Director, visited Poland in 2009 and presented at
Kozminski University the Distinguished Lecture on "Game Engineering".
March 20, 2019, 4:30 p.m. QUANT TANK, the Institute of Expert Debates and Analyses, invites for seminar
on "The Role of State in the Economy", for which professor Grzegorz W.
Kolodko presents the leading lecture. The debate takes place in Warsaw
School of Economics, SGH..
March 28, 2019, 9:50 a.m. Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko receives the title of Doctor Honoris Causa awarded
to him by the University of Corvinus in Budapest in recognition of his
outstanding scientific achievements. On this occasion, he gives a
lecture entitled "Whither the World: Neoliberalism, New Nationalism or
2019 Conference “Strategy
for Poland 25 years later” on the conditions and development perspectives of
the Polish economy. The pretext for the organization of the conference is the
25th anniversary of the preparation of the Strategy for Poland,program which was a key set of reforms
implemented in 1994-97. (more)
the auspices of Kozminski University, Comitee of Economics, Polish
Academy of Sciences and Polish Economic Society, we invite you to a
special, jubilee, international conference "In Quest of a Better World:
Economics and Politics" First Day (28th January - World Day) - a
series of debates with the participation of eminent economists from a
dozen countries, co-authors of a special edition of the ACTA OECONOMICA
(Vol. 69, Special Issue 1) "Grzegorz W. Kolodko turns 70"). Discussion
will focus on the conditions and strategies for economic development,
the future fate of globalization, fiscal and monetary policy and
methodology of modern economics. Special attention will be paid to the
Chinese development model. Keynote speech will be delivered by prof.
Justin Yifu Lin, former Vice President for Development and Chief
Economist of the World Bank. Detailed program of the day Second
Day (29th January - Polish Day) - leading Polish economists, co-authors
of the book published by PWN Publishing House "Economics and politics.
Around the economic theory of Grzegorz W. Kolodko" (edited by prof.
Elżbieta Mączyńska) will discuss the most important challenges of
modern economics and politics, especially from the point of view of
opportunities and threats faced by European and Polish economy. Detailed program of the day
If you want to participate in the conference, please register here
January 25, 2019 12:10 p.m. Over
800 participants from Poland, Ukraine, EU countries and the USA –
representatives of governments, political life, diplomacy, business,
local governments, EU institutions, international organizations,
analytical centers and expert circles – take part in the 12th Europe-Ukraine Forum
held in Rzeszow. Among the participants is also Professor Grzegorz W.
Kolodko, who speaks at the plenary session called “Can we save the
economy from populism? Challenges for the region and entire continent”.
January, 23-24, 2019 As every year at this time in the Alpine resort of Davos, the World Economic Forum
takes place. There is no shortage of tensions in the global economy, so
the more interesting are going to be the debates in which the TIGER
Director, Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko, participates. He speaks about
the Chinese challenges to the global economy.
The New Pragmatism is spreading ever wider. Yet one more monograph devoted to the economic theory of professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko has appeared. This time, the Scientific Publisher PWN has published a collective work entitled "The Economics of the Future. On the New Pragmatism of Grzegorz W. Kolodko"
(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
December 5, 2018, 3:00 p.m. At
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 26, 2018, 7:00 p.m. At
HUST, the Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan,
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko delivered a lecture called "Will China
Save the World?" The event was attended by 350 students and faculty
members. The Director of TIGER is a Visiting Professor of HUST since
November 24-25, 2018 “Chinese
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.
November 14, 2018 In the recognition of
outstanding scientific achievements the Senate of Corvinus University
of Budapest has awarded the title of Honorary Professor to Professor
Grzegorz W. Kołodko.
November 5, 2018 Professor
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 At
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., "How
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, 2018 The 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.
Z laureatami Nagrody Nobla, prof. Edmundem Phelpsem i prof. Josephem Stiglitzem
2018 Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko again
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 At
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?"
June 16-17, 2018 Director
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.
June 2018 The books
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.
May 29, 2018, 6:00 p.m. "Kołodko
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. Professor
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 Professor
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, 10:00a.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 In
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. Professor
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
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.
With Professor Janos Kornai (May 2005)
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?".
November 21, 2017
While paying a short working visit to Beijing Professor Kolodko
delivers two lectures. At 2:00 p.m. he speaks at the National
Development Center of the Beijing University on "The New Pragmatism:
Economics and Development Strategy for the Future" and at 6:00 p.m. he
speaks at the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at the Renmin
University of China on “The New Pragmatism and Transformation of
November 17-18, 2017 Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
again in China. This time, at the invitation of the Center for China
and Globalization, CCG, he participates in the 4th China Outbound Forum
taking place at the Hainan island. The TIGER director speaks at the
plenary session on „Globalization, the Belt and Road Initiative, and
the New Era of Chinese Enterprises ‘Going Global’”.
November 15, 2017, 10:30 a.m., Senate Room "New pragmatism versus new nationalism" - A debate inspired by a recent book by prof. Grzegorz W. Kołodko
and prof. Andrzej K. Koźmiński with the participation of the authors
and invited guests. We are going to discuss about the future. The
inevitable future and possible future, the one we desire and the one we
are scared of. We invite you to participate and join the discussion!
November 5-7, 2017 At the invitation of Professor James K. Galbraith the Director
of TIGER participates in an international conference on the issues of
European integration and the euro area. At a conference, held at the
Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas
at Austin, Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko presents a paper entitled "Economics and Politics of the European Currency Convergence".
November 1, 2017
At the invitation of University of Texas at Dallas prof. Grzegorz W. Kolodko
and Dr Grzegorz M. Malinowski take part in the international conference
"The Future of Poland's Economy". The Conference will be focused on
opportunities and threats of Poland's economic development.
October 18-24, 2017
again visits Beijing. This time, at the invitation of the Normal
University where he’s received an honorary position of Distinguished
Professor, the TIGER Director delivers for the BNU PhD students 18-hour
lectures entitled " New Pragmatism: The Political Economy for the
October 27, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
CONFERENCE OF THE YEAR! "Whither polish economy?". As in the previous year prof. Grzegorz W. Kolodko
is going to host the event, with the participation of Mr. Mateusz
Morawiecki, deputy prime minister and minister of development and as
many as eight former deputy prime ministers, either the ministers of
finance or economy. The discussion will focus on assessing the state of
implementation of the "Strategy for Responsible Development", but other
topics will be discussed as well, among them we will share ideas
regarding major Poland's threats and opportunities in the context of
internal and external conditions, main development challenges and
determinants of successful economic policy. We invite you to join the
event and participate in debate!
Jerzy Toborowicz, Ph.D. received diploma
for his thesis "Usefulness of Behavioral Economics in Public Policy"
during the ceremony of awarding Ph.D. diplomas at Kozminski University.
The thesis was written under supervision of Professor Grzegorz W. Kołodko.
October 9, 2017, 6:00 p.m.
Following the publication of the book by professors Grzegorz W. Kolodko
and Andrzej K. Kozminski on „Nowy pragmatyzm kontra nowy nacjonalizm”
(“New Pragmatism versus New Nationalism”) is a series of meetings with
authors is organized. The Warsaw EMPiK (Nowy Świat 15/17 Street)
invites you to the first one, during which you will be able to discuss
with the authors the important topics addressed in the book and get a
September 20, 2017 Professor G. W. Kolodko presents a lecture at the symposium on “Belt and Road” organized by the Polytechnic University in Hong Kong.
September 10, 2017
defeated yet another marathon, his 49th run. This time he made the 26.2
miles distance at the end of the Krynica Running Festival.
Congratulations and we are looking forward to the 50th jubilee run!
September 5-7, 2017 Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko participates in the 27th Economic Forum
in Krynica, which this year is held under the slogan "Project Europe. A
Recipe for the Coming Decades". The TIGER Director takes part in
debates on the future of the world economy and the determinants of
Poland's socio-economic development.
May 31 – June 2, 2017
At the invitation of Professor Robert C. Wolcott, Co-Founder & Executive Director of the Kellogg Innovation Network (KIN), Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
takes a part in the international conference “KIN Global 2017.
Foresight: Where Will We Go?”. The event occurs at The Kellogg
School’s New Global Hub, Northwestern University, in Evanston,
Illinois, USA. The TIGER Director presents a keynote speech on “The New
Pragmatism as an Alternative to the Threat of New Nationalism,
Populism, and Neoliberalism”.
Professor G. W. Kolodko with Professor Robert C. Wolcott
May 2017 Finanse publiczne w architekturze globalnej gospodarki. Teoria
a polska praktyka gospodarcza ("Public finance in the architecture of
the global economy. Theory and Polish economic practice ") - this is
the title of new book by Professor Marta Postuła. The monograph (320 pages) is published by Difin. Index About
May 2017 NAVIGATOR's update. NAVIGATOR
is a dedicated Web portal for readers of Professor Kolodko's books:
Truth, Errors and Lies. Politics and Economics in a Volatile World (link)
and Whither the World: The Political Economy of the Future (vol. 1
& vol. 2). It contains a wealth of data gathered in tables (T),
charts (C) and maps (M) illustrating the phenomena and processes
discussed in the books. In an updated NAVIGATOR you will find even more interesting data in a more convenient, approachable, interactive form.
May 24, 2017
Jerzy Toborowicz, Ph.D. candidate at Kozminski University successfully
defended his Ph.D. thesis "Usefulness of Behavioral Economics for
Public Policy". The Ph.D. thesis was prepared under supervision of Professor Grzegorz W. Kołodko.
May 11, 2017, 4:00 p.m., Senate Room
One more Professors' Debate at Kozminski University. This time
Professor Andrzej K. Kozminski moderates the discussion on "The Euro
and the Polish Issue", in which professors Grzegorz W. Kolodko and Leon Podkaminer from the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw) challenge their views.
April 27, 2017, 7:00 p.m. Mayor
of Warsaw's Zoliborz District Office, Krzysztof Bugla, who has taken
the patronage of the talks "Kamila Dabrowa Guests”, invites to the
meeting with Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko.
They will discuss not only about the economy but also about his
professor’s great passions. His books will be given to the participants
asking the most interesting questions. The meeting takes place in the
restaurant "Rainbow from the kitchen", 8 Pawła Suzina Street (https://www.facebook.com/events/647151718821422/?active_tab=about)
April 23, 2017 Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
finished one more marathon; this time it was Warsaw Orlen Marathon.
This is already 48th distance of 26.2 miles run by the TIGER’s Director
during last 16 years. Keep going!
April 11, 2017, 4:30 p.m. Following the discussion, which flared up after the publication by Professor Kolodko in the daily "Rzeczpospolita” the article called "Will Poland Save Europe?”,
the Polish Economic Society organizes debate entitled "Why Euro? For
Whom Euro?" The meeting takes place in the House of Economists, 49,
Nowy Swiat Street.
April 4-6, 2017
At the 20th Eurasian Economic Summit, hosted by Marmara Group Foundation in Istanbul, Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodkospeaks
on “Globalization - ideas and reality”. On the same event Dr Grzegorz
Malinowski is going to discuss the topic of " Global challenge of
migration and security". This year's summit takes place along with the
issues “Responding to the global challenge of migration and security.
Challenges that the European Union faces with and its future concerns”.
The Photo Gallery
of TIGER Director, Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko, has been enriched of
one more series of photographs, this time from Haiti and Dominican
Republic. All together in the sections Family, Research, Travel, Nature, Culture, Sport you can see over half a thousand photos from over hundred countries!
Not only on Poland, the crisis, president Trump, the euro and the new pragmatism... You’re welcome to watch and listen…
”Trump’s ‘Patriotism’ Is Economically Unreasonable", “The Morning Interview”, TVN24 BiS, March 1st, 2017 (link) (in Polish)
„After the Congress Speech of President Trump”, „Primetime Interview with Jacek Zakowski”, TV SuperStacja, March 1st, 2017 (link) (in Polish)
„Will Poland Join the Euro Zone? If Yes, Why?”, Radio TOK FM, March 6th, 2017 (link) (in Polish)
“New Pragmatism versus New Nationalism”), The Professors Debate, Kozminski University, Warsaw, March 8th, 2017 (link) (in Polish)
„The new pragmatism versus new nationalism: a different perspective on
the economy”, „High Noon”, Polish Radio, Channel I, March 9th, 2017 (link)
Photo Wojciech Kusinski, Polish Radio
March 30-31, 2017
At the invitation of Academician Ruslan Grinberg, Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
participates in the main panel at the plenary session of the major
debate of the Russian economists, businessmen and policymakers. The 5th Annual Moscow Economic Forum,
which takes place at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, is devoted
to the new global economic and geopolitical agenda, and alternative
development strategies for Russia and the world. Professor Kolodko
speaks on the issue of “The Perspectives of New Pragmatism versus the
Threat of New Nationalism”.
March 16-21, 2017 Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko participates in the Crans Montana Forum on „Stability, Cohesion and Solidarity for a sustainable Development. The structuring Role of Marocco in Africa” hosted in Morocco. At the conference, which takes place in Dakhla, Western Sahara,
the Director of TIGER talks about the economics of the future and
social, ecological and economic determinants of sustainable
March 14th, 2017, 6:00 pm, room B5 Jerzy Toborowicz, World Bank’s economist and ALK Ph.D. candidate
presents results of his research on: “Behavioral economics – can it be
useful in social policy?” Everybody is welcome. CV Abstract
March 8, 2017, 4:00 p.m., Senate Room
Professors Grzegorz W. Kolodko
and Andrzej K. Kozminski invite you to a debate on the "New Pragmatism
versus New Nationalism". Whither the world? Is it unavoidably moving
towards a "new nationalism"? Is the greed of those who today have the
most resources and power going to win, or will we be able to fairly
share the resources and fruits of economic growth? Is the New
a way to solve the biggest problems of the future world?
February 28, 2017 Prof. Małgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn takes part in the
international conference on “How will Brexit impact regional policy in
the UK and EU post-2020?”, organized by East of England European Partnership. The conference will take place in the Committee of Regions in Brussels.
February 27, 2017, 4:00 p. m. Within the series of events 'Stars - Science - Society'
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko visits the Nicolaus Copernicus University
in Torun, where he presents lecture on “For Whom the Welfare?”. The
meeting takes place in the Club Od Nowa.
January 30, 2017 Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
has been awarded with the title of Honorary Citizen of Tczew, his home
town, “for ethically exemplary attitude and promotion in the field of
economics, the economy and social policy“. The special session of the
Town Council at which the distinction has been handed, occurred in the
Culture and Art Center, 10 Cardinal Wyszynski Street.
Photo Jacek Cherek/Public Library in Tczew
January 23, 2017, 3:00 p.m. “Poland, Europe and the Word: After Crisis or Before the Next One” – such is the title of public lecture presented by Professro G. W. Kolodko
in Ottawa. The TIGER’s Director visits Canada at the invitation of
Department of Political Sciences at Carleton University. The event
takes place in the Alumni Boardroom, 608 Roberson Hall.
January 17, 2017
In recognition "For promoting the idea of organic work" Professor G. W. Kolodko has been awarded by the Hipolit Cegielski Society the medal of "LABOR OMNIA VINCIT '.
The Scientific Publishing House PWN has published (in Polish)an interesting book "The Economy of Moderation – A Realistic Prospect? New Paradigm of Grzegorz W. Kolodko".
The work contains 35 chapters and was prepared under the editorship of
Janina Pach, Katarzyna Kowalska and Paulina Szyja. The publisher
announces: "The economy of moderation – as a new paradigm – is promoted
by prof. Grzegorz W. Kolodko in his numerous publications. The book
makes an attempt to explain this phenomenon as well as is giving
answers to the question whether this concept is realistic and suitable
for implementation. The subject is very important and of great
interest, especially since we’re living in the times of severe crises,
the huge income inequalities, and increasing environmental
contamination. These challenges require the evolution of thinking about
the rationality in the economic processes."
December 11, 2016 Professor G. W. Kolodko
has been awarded with the title of Distinguished Professor of Emerging
Markets Institute, Beijing Normal University. While in China, the TIGER
Director presented a lecture on “Cooperation and Development of 16+1
under the Belt and Road Framework” at the international seminar on
„Shared Development and Shared Economy” hosted by the Emerging Markets
Institute at Beijing Normal University.
December 7-8, 2016 Prof.
Małgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn visits 4th Smart Cities Conference
organised by The National School of Political Science and Public
Administration in Bucharest to deliver a presentation on
“Universities, social capital formation and smart specializations of
December 1-2, 2016
Małgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn participates in the one of the biggest
conferences related to the problems of technological clusters -European
Cluster Conference 2016 - taking place in Brussels.
November 30, 2016, 4:00 p.m., Leon Kozminski Auditorium A prominent Chinese economist Mr Song
Hongbing is a guest of TIGER. Mr Hongbing, author of bestselling book
series “Currency Wars”, presents the lecture on “Currency Wars and
Global Crisis. Roots, outcome and what next?”.
November 14-15, 2016
Professor G. W. Kolodko has been invited again to visit China, this
time to deliver a keynote speech on “The Future of China’s Economy in a
Volatile World” at the International Forum on “One Belt One Road”. The
event occurs in Yiwu, Zhejiang Province.
November 11-13, 2016 At the invitation of China Public Diplomacy Institute and the
Institute of State Governance at Huazhong University of Science and
Technology Professor G. W. Kolodko is attending an International
Symposium on “Green Development and Global Governance”, aka Donghu
Forum on Global Governance, in Wuhan. Professor Kolodko is the
Honorary Chairman of China Public Diplomacy Institute.
Polish Scientific Publishers PWN has published the book edited by
Professor Małgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn entitled „ Innovations and
Emerging Technologies for the Prosperity and Quality of Life. The Case
of Poland”. The book discusses, firstly, the role of emerging
technologies and innovations in modernizing, improving economic
prosperity and enhancing quality of life in Poland and the EU, and
secondly, point to the major present and future challenges related to
these technologies on national, regional and individual levels.
Detailed information on the book: http://ksiegarnia.pwn.pl/Innovations-and-Emerging-Technologies-for-the-Prosperity-and-Quality-if-Life,607879230,p.html.
October 28, 2016 Director of TIGER, Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko has become a
Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Among the elite
group of economists are, inter alia, the Nobel laureates Joseph E.
Stiglitz, Edmund S. Phelps and Kenneth J. Arrow. Congratulations!
October 28, 2016, 10:30 a.m.
CONFERENCE OF THE YEAR! "What future for the Polish economy?" With the
participation of Mr. Mateusz Morawiecki, deputy prime minister and
minister of development, and as many as eight former deputy prime
ministers, either the ministers of finance or economy - Marek Belka,
Marek Borowski, Henryk Goryszewski, Grzegorz W. Kolodko,
Waldemar Pawlak, Janusz Piechocinski, Jacek Rostowski and Janusz
Steinhoff - we discuss the economic future of Poland. The debate focus
on the diagnosis of the economy, the main challenges of development,
and the assessment of the government's “Strategy for Responsible Development”
in the context of internal and external conditions, the alternative
proposals in the sphere of economic policy, institutional changes and
structural reforms. We invite you to join the event and participate in
Representing the Kozminski Marathon Club Professor G.
W. Kolodko bravely run his already 47th distance of 26.2 miles.
This time it was the 17. PKO Marathon in Poznan. It makes 2,000
kilometers of running marathons on all continents: from San Diego to
St. Petersburg, from Tromso in the Arctic to Mutare in Zimbabwe, from
Madrid to Rotorua in New Zealand. Keep going!
October 6-7, 2016
The TIGER Director, professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko, has been invited to speak at the Kyiv International Economic Forum
on “Ukraine: On the Threshold of the Fourth Industrial Revolution”. The
goal of the forum’s hosts is to bring together bright minds from
business and public sectors and formulate an effective economic growth
strategy for Ukraine.
Next two numbers of TIGER Working Papers
have been published: "Political Economy of Brexit, or Brexitology" and
"Causes, Mechanism and Implications of Grexit: Its Politics and
Economics" by Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko. We encourage to read these interesting papers!
September 30, 2016
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko has been invited, as an architect of
Polish economic growth, to chair the panel on “Growth models and
policies” at the special conference on Nicholas Kaldor’s legacy in the
21st century. The conferemce, called „Economic Growth and Social
Equity”, is organized by the Department of Economic Policy of the
Corvinus University in Budapest in cooperation with Friedrich Ebert
Stiftung. Nicholas Kaldor, Cambridge economist, died 30 years ago. He
was born in Budapest, studied at the LSE, worked for the United Nations
Economic Commission for Europe, and advised the British labour
government on taxation and economic policy.
September 26-27, 2016
Yet one more important lecture in China by the Director of TIGER. This
time Professor G. W. Kolodko delivers a keynote speech at the plenary
session inaugurating the international conference on "One Belt One
Road" devoted to the new Silk Road. The event takes place in the
historic city of Xi'an, famous for its terracotta army.
September 6-8, 2016
As in the recent years, Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko participates in the Economic Forum in Krynica-Zdroj.
In this year meetings, already the 26th, which occur under the title
“United or Divided? Europe in the Face of the Challenges of Tomorrow”,
he takes a part in panel debates on the future of the world economy and
Polish economic perspectives.
August 31, 2016
What you see in the windows? What can be seen from the windows? Who and
what is behind windows? How different can be the windows to the
world... You are welcome to visit the next, already the fifth
exhibition of Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko photographs. This time a
collection of 34 pictures, taken in over 30 countries, is shown at the
exhibition called “Windows”. The opening – attended by Mrs. Elzbieta
Dzikowska, renowned traveler, reporter and art critic – occured on
Thursday, January 21st, at 6:00 p.m., at the Kozminski University
(Building A, 2nd floor). The pictures presented at the four previous
exhibitions can be seen here:
World As It Is…” „The
Following the publication by Professor Andrzej K. Kozminski the book (in the Polish language) called “Wyobraźnia ekonomiczna” ("The Economic Imagination"), the TIGER and the Students Scientific Club “Little Tigers”
invite for the joint seminar under the same title. The event, with the
attendance of Professor Kozminski, is open for everybody interested in
April 28, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
The People’s Bank of China and International Monetary Fund organize the
Fourth Joint Conference on “Strengthening the International Monetary
System and International Experience in Resolving Debt Problems”. The
conference focuses on the issues of the global monetary system and the
international experience in resolving credit booms and debt problems.
At the event, which occurs in Beijing, Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko presents a keynote speech on “Poland’s experience with SOE and related financial reforms”.
April 24, 2016
Professor G. W. Kolodko has finished his 46th maraton! This time,
Rock'n'Roll Marathon in Madrid. Congratulations and keep going!
April 13, 2016, 4:00 p.m., room B-17,
"Diplomacy as sex in foreign affairs. How to get what we want, not
unduly asking and pressing?" - this is the title of the next seminar
organised by TIGER. Our special guest is Witold Jurasz, who is the
President of the Center for Strategic Analysis and an experienced
April 8, 2016, 10:30 a.m. Prof. Grzegorz W. Kolodko
invites for special scientific conference “ENTERPRISE – ECONOMY –
SOCIETY” organized on the occasion of 75th anniversary of Professor
Andrzej K. Kozminski. During the meeting three panel debates occur:
“Management”, “Sociology”, “Economics”. The event takes place in the
Aula of Kozminski University. Conference program
April 5, 2016
27 years ago the historic negotiations of Poland’s Round Table –
leading to principal systemic changes, first in Poland, soon in other
countries of East-Central Europe, later in Russia and other former
Soviet republics – had been concluded. Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
– then the director of the Institute of Finance – took part in that
event. Pictured (standing second from right) during the signing of the
agreement on economic reforms by Professors Wladyslaw Baka and Witold
March 23-24, 2016 Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko, a key architect of Polish economic reforms, contributes to the plenary panel debate at the 2016 Moscow Economic Forum.
This year event is devoted to the experience of 25 years of
post-communist transformation in Russia, the former Soviet republics,
and East Central European countries.
March 17-21, 2016 Professor Grzegorz W.
Kolodko participates in the Crans Montana
Forum on „Africa, Regional Cooperation and the Future of the
South-South” hosted in Morocco. At the conference, which takes place in
Dakhla, Western Sahara, and in Casablanca, the Director of
on the quest for a new economic paradigm in development economics.
March 11, 2016, 10:45 a.m.
The TIGER’s Director, Professor G. W. Kolodko, as a special guest at the international scientific conference on “Economy Today” hosted by the University of Lodz, presents a lecture entitled „New Pragmatism: Economics and Economic Policy for the Future”. Conference's Program
We’ve published at our page
the 25th Kozminski University & TIGER Distinguished Lecture
presented by Professor James K. Galbraith: “Greece and Europe: Economic
and Ethical Issues”.
The TIGER Director, Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko,
has been invited to serve as the Honorary Chairman of Sanya Public
Diplomacy Institute in China. Congratulations for such
distinction, the more so at the time of the work on the great program
of "One Belt and One Road”.
19, 2015, 1:00 p.m.
The TIGER Director, Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko, concludes the
working year with the participation in panel debate on “The Economic
Future of Poland after 2020. What Will Drive Development When the
European Financial Sources Will Dry?” at the Industrial Forum. The
event, which takes place in Karpacz, is organized the Institute of
The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), Secretariat for
Cooperation between China and Central and Eastern European Countries
and China Foundation for International Studies (CFIS) jointly organize
the Third High-Level Symposium of Think Tanks of China and Central and
Eastern European Countries on “From Suzhou Onwards: Think Tank
Exchanges in Support of 16+1 Cooperation”.
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko takes a part in the debate with a keynote
speech on “New Pragmatism and the Way Forward for China and East
Central Europe Co-operation”.
December 11, 2015, 9:30 a.m.,
the 3rd All-Poland Scientific Conference of the PhD Students, hosted by
the Kozminski University, Professor G. W. Kolodko presents the opening
lecture on “Whither the World, Wither the Economics”. The conference
discusses three problem areas: strategic management and new methods of
management; organizational culture and human resources management;
economics and finance.
December 8, 2015, 10:15 a.m., auditorium B17
On the jubilee, 25th Kozminski
University & TIGER Distinguished Lecture
we host prominent American economist, Professor James Kenneth
Galbraith, who gives a lecture entitled "The Greek Drama: Economic and
3rd 2015, 3:40 p.m., room B5
At the 111th TIGER’s seminar the former CEO of Motorola and Apple
Richard Lada will give a lecture titled 'Role of ICT sector in bringing
Poland into the Champions League'. Richard will be talking about using
the ICT sector in the economy to boost the GDP growth, what is the
importance of soft skills in conducting business and how to be more
innovative as a manager.
3, 2015, 2:00 p.m., room B17
"Whither the World and Poland" such is the title of lecture delivered
by Professor Grzegorz W. Kołodko for the Student Research Centre
26 2015, 3:40 p.m., room B5
At the 111th TIGER’s seminar the former CEO of Motorola and Apple
Richard Lada will give a lecture titled 'Role of ICT sector in bringing
Poland into the Champions League'. Richard will be talking about using
the ICT sector in the economy to boost the GDP growth, what is the
importance of soft skills in conducting business and how to be more
innovative as a manager.
November 20, 2015 Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko has been invited by the Board of
Directors of the World Forum
for Ethics in Business
to speak at the 11th International Leadership Symposium on Ethics in
Business. The Symposium looks at complementary measures of performance
of public and private institutions that encompass both economic success
and social wellbeing. The conference on "The Double Bottom Line - How
rich we really are" is held at the European Parliament in Brussels.
November 12th, 2015, 10:15 a.m., room B17
organizes scientific conference titled: „Social Balance – Challenge for
Contemporary Economy”. During the conference researchers from leading
Polish scientific institutions will present results of the research on
the social cohesion in the contemporary economy.
November 2-3, 2015
The London B. Johnson School of Public Affairs of University of Texas,
Austin, hosts a two-day conference on the "The
Eurozone and The Americas: Debt and Democracy".
European and North and South American political leaders and policy
experts convenes to share ideas and to debate policy options.
participants in the conference include: Ska Keller, Vice President,
Green Party, European Parliament; Grzegorz W.
former Deputy Prime Minister of Poland; Damon Silvers, Policy Director,
AFL-CIO; Pedro Páez, Superintendent, Market Power Control, Ecuador; Rui
Tavares, Founder of LIVRE, Portugal; Jorge Uxó, Economist for Podemos,
Spain. The TIGER’s Director takes a part in two panel debates: "Dealing
With Debt" and "What Is the Future of Europe?"
Until the end of the month the Warsaw’s art gallery DOMOTEKA hosts the
photographs by Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko.
The opening of exhibition entitled "The Next Generation", takes place
on October 1st,at 7 p.m., at 41, Malborska
October 26-28, 2015 Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko
presents paper on „Новый прагматизм – экономическая наука будущего”
(„New Pragmatism: - Economic Science of the Future”) at the IV
International Scientific Congress “Globalistics’. The Congress is
hosted by the Lomonosov State University in Moscow.
October 1, 2015
Dr Marcin Piatkowski became a senior economist in the World Bank in
Washington DC. He is now responsible for promoting competitiveness,
innovation and entrepreneurship in East Asia, from China to the
Philippines. He actively tweets at @mmpiatkowski
August 1, 2015
TIGER is 15 years old! Due to the initiative of Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko
the Transformation, Integration and Globalization Economic Research was
established in 2000 by Professor Andrzej K. Kozminski, Rector of the
Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management, LKAEM, now the Kozminski
University. Professor Robert A. Mundell, the Nobel Prize winner in
economics, has been nominated as Chairman of the TIGER Scientific
A new book by prof. Marta Postuła entitled
“Instrumenty zarządzania finansami publicznymi” („Instruments of public
finances management”) was published by the Publishing House at the
Faculty of Management at the University of Warsaw. The publication was
reviewed by prof. Hanna Kuzińska from Kozminski University. In the
reviewer’s opinion “(…) this book will certainly
facilitate untangling the economic and legal significance of multiple
issues, e.g. those concerned with the purpose behind the implementation
of fiscal rules and manner in which they are applied, the need for
operations carried out by independent fiscal institutions,
feasible medium-term and long-term planning, or the need to carry out
reviews and assessment of public expenditures.”
July 10, 2015, 2:00 p.m.
Which way (if at all) conducts
"Polish Road to the Euro"? Such is the topic of my discussion with
Jacek Zakowski, columnist of weekly “Polityka”, at the Media and Art
Festival, which takes place in Darlowo under a sponsor of the 3rd
Program of Polish Radio.
June 29, 2015, 10:00 a.m.
On the occasion of the 100th
anniversary of the birth of Professor Maximilian Pohorile (1915-2003) -
the eminent scientist, economist theoretician and academic teacher - a
special conference is hold at his alma mater, Warsaw School of
Economics. Keynote address is presented by Professor Grzegorz W.
- student, graduate student, doctor and longtime collaborator of
Professor Pohorille. The conference takes place in room 152 in the main
hall of WSE, 162, Niepodleglosci Ave.
June 26, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
At the Fourth Global Think Tank Summit, organized in Beijing by the
China Center for International Economic Exchanges, Professor Grzegorz W.
presents a keynote speech on the challenges faced by the social
sciences at the current stage of the world economy’s evolution and its
political consequences. The event takes place in China World Hotel, No.
1, Janguomen Wai Road.
June 25, 2015, 2:30 p.m. Professor
Grzegorz W. Kołodko
delivers a lecture entilted "Globalization, Crisis and What Next?" at
the invitation of Beijing Normal University. The event takes place on
No. 19, Xinjiekou WaiDaJie, Haidian District.
June 24, 2015, 10:30 a.m. Professor
Grzegorz W. Kołodko
presents a seminar on the global affairs at Center for China and
The event takes place at Center for Globalization, No. 7, Guanghua
Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing.
June 24, 2015, 2:30 p.m.
Embassy in Beijing in cooperation with Chinese publisher of "Whither
the World: The Political Economy of the Future" are inviting for a
lecture by Professor
Grzegorz W. Kołodko dedicated to the issues explored in the book.
Lecture will be held in Polish Embassy, No. 1, Ritan Road, Chaoyang
June 23, 2015, 9:30 a.m. Professor
Grzegorz W. Kołodko
presents a lecture on the world economy challenges in Central
Compilation & Translation Press. The event takes place at No. 36,
Xixie Jie 36, Xicheng district, Beijing.
June 23, 2015, 2:30 p.m.
At the invitation of Professor Yu Qiao Professor Grzegorz W.
delivers a lecture at the Tsinghua University in Beijing on economic
transformation in Poland and Eastern European countries. The
takes place on No. 1, QingHuaYuan Road, Haidian District.
June 23, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
"Whither the World: The Political Economy of the Future" – this is the
title of the lecture delivered by Professor Grzegorz
W. Kołodko at the Renmin University in Beijing. The event
takes place on No. 59, Zhong GuanCun DA, Haidian District.
June 16, 2015, 4:30 p.m. In the Warsaw's Dom Ekonomisty
(49, Nowy Swiat Street), although on Tuesday, a "Thursdays at the
Economists" seminar is hosted by the Polish Economic Association, PTE.
The meeting, moderated by the PTE President, Professor Elzbieta
Maczynska, is entitled "Around the Eonomics of Grzegorz W. Kolodko's
New Pragmatism". The debate is introduced by two papers: "Good
Economics and Good Economy in Terms of Grzegorz W. Kolodko" by
Professor Maciej Baltowski of Lublin Marie Curie-Sklodowska University
and "Theoretical and Methodological Basis for Sustainable Development
Economics" by Professor Andrzej Matysiak from the University of
Economics in Wroclaw. Professor Kolodko
concludes the discussion.
June 9th, 2015, Cracow
To follow research by prof.
Kolodko, on concept of sustainable development, Pedagogical
University of Cracow
organizes conference titled “Economics of Moderation – is the Real
Perspective? Conference is the chance to present results of the
research on different perspectives of sustainability. TIGER will be
represented by prof. Kolodko prof.
Jacek Tomkiewicz and dr Grzegorz
May 14-15, 2015
At the invitation of professor A. S. Zapesotsky, Rector of the St.
Petersburg University of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor G. W.
takes a part in the XV International Likhachov Scientific Conference on
"National Economies in Global Challenges Context" and presenta a paper
called "К лучшему будущему: перспективы интеграции". The event takes
place in St. Petersburg, 15, Futchika Str.
April 17 - May 10, 2015
exhibition "Next Generation" in Gallery OKNO in the Lesznowola County
Culture Center, Stara Iwiczna, 6, Nowa Street. The opening, with the
attendance of the author, professor Grzegorz W.
Kolodko, occurs on Friday, April 17th, at 6:00 p.m. You are invited
to join the event!
May 7th, 2015, 15.40, room B5
Professor of SGGW and Kozminski
Academy Piotr Zielonka will give a lecture on behavioral aspects of
investing on the stock exchange. Professor Zielonka has published the
book titled 'Psychology and the stock exchange' and is an active
researcher in this field. The lecture will be on the possible threats
for investors, various emotions, that influence every investor's
decisions and will contain a part where professor will present new
April 2015 Grzegorz Malinowski, PhD student at Kozminski University has
successfully defended his doctoral dissertation entitled "Inequalities
in income distribution and economic growth". Prof. Grzegorz Kolodko
is a supervisor.
April 27, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
At the invitation of Royal
Institute of International Affairs Professor Kolodko presents a lecture
on "Whither the World: the Political Economy of the Future". The event
takes place in London, at the Chatham House, Astor Room at the lower
ground floor of Chatham House, 10 St James's Square.
April 21, 2015, 2:30 p.m. Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko pays a visit to Columbia University in New York
where at the book talk he presents his latest work on the world's
future, "Whither the World: the Political Economy of the Future",
Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, 2014, vol.
I & vol.
II. Two economics Nobel Prize laureates, professors of Columbia
University, Edmund S. Phelps
E. Stiglitz, act as the discussants. The event takes place at
Columbia University, International Affairs Building, Room 1512
February – April, 2015 Columbia
University is leading scientific center, well known across
the world. Within this American university
Central Europe Center which conducts research on economic
aspects of contemporary Europe. Dr
Jacek Tomkiewicz, Research Director at TIGER, realizes at
ECEC research project on dynamics and structure of incomes.
March 12-14, 2015 At the invitation of the Crans
Montana ForumProfessor Grzegorz W.
is giving a special lecture on the world future at the international
conference called "Together for a Better World". The event takes place
in Dakhla, Western Sahara, Morocco.
March 3, 2015, 5:30 p.m. Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko
visits Poznan, where at the Tumski Seminar he speaks on the ethical
implications of the contemporary economic changes. The event takes
place in the Auditorium of the Metropolitan Curia on the Tumski Ostrow.
November 20, 2014 – January 31, 2015
You are cordially invited to see the exposition of photographs by
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko. Following the exhibitions “The
World As It Is…”, “The
Neighbors”, and “Let’s
the time has come to show 35 pictures from over 30 countries. The
exhibition is called “The Next Generation” and the opening night, with
the participation of Mrs. Elzbieta Dzikowska and the author, occurs on
Thursday, November 20th, at 6 p.m. in Atrium of Kozminski University,
Warsaw, 57/59 Jagiellonska Street. Don’t miss it!
January 10-27, 2015
the publication of new book by Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko, "Whither
the World: The Political Economy of the Future" (vol.
I and vol.
II), the Director of TIGER makes his USA Book
On the route of the tour are lectures and seminars at the World Bank
and Wilson Center in Washington, DC, University of Chicago and Kellog
School of Management, University of California in Los Angeles, Berkeley
and Stanford at the West Coast, and Columbia University in New York.
"The Road to Now" – such is the title of a new book (in Polish)
Grzegorz W. Kolodko, published by Prószyński
The book (312 pp.) takes the form of conversation between the Director
of TIGER and Professor Pawel Kozlowski. The publisher advertises the
book in the following words: „The
road to now. The personal and the Polish. The book encourages the
reader to reflect on his country, the reality around, and on himself.
Author with gusto and courage, with objectivity and logic shows how in
his presence, and later with his participation, the policy has been
taking shape making an influence on our fate. And the politics always
has its lobbies where many people scrolls...”
G. W. Kolodko’s book „Truth,
Errors, and Lies: Politics and Economics in a Volatile World”, was
nominated for the Michael Harrington Award
for outstanding book that demonstrates how scholarship can be
used in the struggle for a better world, is now published in
It’s also available as e-book.
Publishing SCHOLAR publishes extensive work (1 279 pages) under the
title "Grzegorz W. Kolodko and Quarter-century of Transformation" (in
Polish), edited by Professors Pawel Kozlowski of the University of
Warsaw and Marcin Wojtysiak-Kotlarski of the Warsaw School of
Economics. They write in the Introduction of the book: "The
independence of thinking is one of the reasons why Grzegorz W. Kolodko
becomes for many members of the younger generation, not only
economists, a clear reference point on their way to develop cognitive
passion. It is on the one hand the authority, on the other hand the
challenge. His book on the changing world in the era of globalization
and the political economy of the future is mandatory reading for those
who wish to expand their horizons of knowledge about the
while being concern about the fate of the next generations. "
17, 2014, 16.30, room B5
Marcin Najbar, entrepreneur and Ph.D. Student in the Kozminski
to bio), will present his work “Analysis of the debt crisis
solutions in Greece”, including following issues:
Decision makers and institutions during debt crisis
Potential solutions of the Greece debt crisis in May
Problems with reaching the optimal decision.
13, 2014, 10 a.m.
“International Sanctions – economic and political consequences”, such
is the title of lecture delivered by Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko
for the students of 11th edition of the Young Diplomats Academy. The
meeting – for the registered participants – takes place at the venue of
KSAP in Warsaw, 56 Wawelska Street.
November 27-28, 2014
hosts the conference on “Innovations and emerging technologies for the
prosperity and quality of life”. The aim of the conference is to
provide an opportunity for the experts from different fields
(economics, science&engineering, business and public
administration) to discuss firstly, the role of innovations and
emerging technologies in building economic prosperity and quality of
life in Poland and the EU, and secondly point to the major present and
future challenges related to the national and regional innovation
strategies as well as the Europe 2020 Strategy.
November 24-25, 2014
Professor G. W. Kolodko, the Director
of TIGER, presents a keynote lecture on “The New Pragmatism” and takes
a part in panel and round-table debates at the International Financial
and Economic Forum on “Russian Economic Policy in the Presence of
Global Turbulence”. The conference is organized by the Financial
University in Moscow. Professor Kolodko has the title of Doctor Honoris
Cause of the Financial University.
2014, 4:00 p.m.
Toborowicz, Ph.D. Student in the Kozminski University, consultant in
the World Bank and VP in the Youth Reforms Poland Initiative (www.mlodzireformujapolske.pl)
will present a report written by young economists on the last 25 years
of economic transition in Poland and the future directions for the
Polish economy. He will also talk about how the report gave rise to a
new movement of young people committed to changing Poland.
2014, 4:30 p.m.
event organized within the series of debates known as "The Thursday at
the Economists”, hosted by the Polish Economic Society, PTE, is
dedicated to the discussion of the book "The
Road to Now”,
in which Professor Kolodko discusses with Professor Pawel Kozłowski of
the University of Warsaw the issues of the economy and economics,
society and politics, Poland and the world. The meeting, open to all
interested, led by Professor Elzbieta Maczynska, the President of PTE,
is held in the Warsaw “Dom Ekonomisty” at 49, Nowy Swiat.
October 22, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
„Professor Kolodko and a Quarter of Century of Transformation” – such
is the title of the debate organized within the framework of the
Kozminski University Interdisciplinary Seminar. The discussion, in
which participate professors Pawel Kozlowski, Ewa Letowska and Elzbieta
Maczynska, is moderated by Professor Adam Noga. Professor Kolodko
concludes the seminar. The event takes place in the KU Senate
October 14, 2014, 6:00 p.m.
During the author's meeting,
which takes palce in the Warsaw’s EMPiK Junior, at Marszalkowska Street
(vis-a-vis the Palace of Culture and Science), Professor Grzegorz W.
Kolodko presents his new book (in Polish) called “Droga do teraz” ("The
Road to Now") (http://ksiegarnia.proszynski.pl/product,71473).
The event is moderated by Jacek Zakowski of “Polityka” weekly. It is
also the first opportunity to obtain a book with personal dedication.
Your are welcome to join the evening!
October 7, 2014, 12:00 p.m.
At the first after summer
brake meeting of the Economic Sciences Committee of the Polish Academy
of Sciences Professor G. W. Kolodko presents a lecture on “A Quarter of
Systemic Transformation: Theory and Practice”.
September 29, 2014
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko has been
awarded the Badge of Honour "FOR MERIT FOR BANKING OF THE REPUBLIC OF
POLAND". Distinction was presented by the President of the National
Bank Polish , Professor Marek Belka.
September 29, 2014
the opening ceremony of the academic year 2014/15 the Minister of
Science and Higher Education Professor Lena Kolarska -Bobinska has
awarded Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko the National Education Committee
Medal for outstanding contributions to education.
September 29, 2014, 11:00 a.m.
The new academic year
2014/15 in the Kozminski University starts with inaugural lecture on “A
Quarter of Century of Transformation: Could It Be Better? Will It Be
Better?” by Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko, Director of TIGER. This is
already 22nd academic year at our university.
September 2-7, 2014
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko participates in the 24th
Economic Forum in Krynica-Zdroj
(September 2-4). Immediately after the Forum the Director of TIGER
attends the Running Festival during which he presents a public lecture
called “Running Through the World” and signs his books on the world
June 16, 2014, 10:00 a.m.
The Chair of Finance at Kozminski University hosts a conference on
„Purposefulness and Efficiency of Public Spending”. The debate starts
with a panel discussion introduced by Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
comments on “Public Finance – Economic Growth – Social Cohesion”.
June 9, 2014, 12:20 p.m.
At the 7th Krakow Conference,
which occurs on June 8-10 under the lead „The Future of Freedom: The
National, Regional, and International Dimension”, Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko
presents a keynote lecture on “Democracy and Development”. The TIGER’s
Director speech introduces to the panel debate moderated by
editor-in-chief of daily “Rzeczpospolita”, Boguslaw Chrabota. In panel
participate Marek Borowski, member of the Poland’s Senate, Igor
Chalupiec, Chairman of the Board of ICENTIS Corporate Solutions S.K.A.,
Dr. Tomasz G. Grosse, Institute of Public Affairs in Warsaw, Professor
Elzbieta Maczynska, President of Polish Economic Association, and
Professor Witold Orlowski, Member of Economic Council at the Prime
Minister Chancellery. The conference takes place in the Galery of
Polish XIXth Century Art in Sukiennice, at the Market Square.
June 2, 2014, 5:00 p.m.
Warsaw School of Economics invites for the public lecture by Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko
on “A Quarter of Century of Transformation and What Next?” The event
takes place in Aula I at the building on 128, Niepodleglosci Avenue
(corner with Madalinskiego Street).
May 31, 2014, 10:00 a.m. Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko
present special address to the members of Scientific Council and the
MBA students of International Management Institute, MIM-Kyiv, on
“Whither the World: the Political Economy of the Future", on the
occasion of conferment of Doctorate Honoris
May 21-24, 2014 Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko
presents a paper on “Новый прагматизм – экономика u пoлитикa будущего”
(“New Pragmatism – Economics and Politics for the Future”) at the 4th
International Nobel Economic Congress “The World Economy in XXI
Century: Cycles and Crises” held at the
Alfred Nobel University in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine. This year
event subject’s is “Economic Sciences and Policies: Dialectics of
May 22, 2014
In appreciation of distinguished achievements
in the theory and practice of systemic transformation and the word
economy development Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko has been awarded the
title of Honorary Professor of the Alfred Nobel University in
May 15, 2014, 11:00 Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko presents a keynote lecture on „In Quest
for a Better Future: The New Pragmatism” at the conference
„Leadership, Education, Innovation”
which, on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of Fulbright Program in
Poland, is organized by the Foundation of Polish-American Fulbright
Commission jointly with the Ministry of Science and Higher Education,
the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the USA Embassy in Poland.
Professor Kolodko was Senior Fulbright Fellow in 1985-86. The
conference takes place at the Auditorium Maximum of Warsaw University
at Krakowskie Przedmieście Street. .
May 14, 2014, 15.00, room B5
Dr Marcin Kilanowski, Director of Academic Entrepreneurship Incubator
and Assistant Professor of Law at the Nicolas Copernicus University in
Torun, will speak on „The Role of Experts in Global Governance - A
April 30, 2014, 11:00 a.m.
Ten years ago, on May 1st,
2004, Poland joined the European Union. This historical act was
possible due to the great systemic changes, which had been successfully
concluded during 2002-03, when Professor
was Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, and Chairman of
Economic Committee of the SLD-PSL coalition government. On the eve of
anniversary of this event Professor Kolodko addresses the
session of Polish Parliament and presents a lecture on the process of
Poland’s integration with the EU.
April 29, 2014, 4:30 p.m. Polish
Economic Society, PTE,
is organizing a special seminar, open to all concerned, on “A
quarter-century of post-socialist transformation". Introduction to the
discussion is made by Professor Elzbieta Maczynska, President of PTE,
Professor Pawel Kozlowski of the University of Warsaw and Professor
Marcin Wojtysiak-Kotlarski from Warsawa School of Economics, SGH. Professor
summarizes the discussion. During the seminar the book on "Grzegorz W.
Kolodko and Quarter of a Century of Transformation", edited by
Professors Kozlowski and Wojtysiak-Kotlarski will be presented. The
meeting occurs at the headquarters of PTE in Warsaw, at 49, Nowy Swiat.
April 28, 2014
The TIGER Director, Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko,
has received delegation of the World Bank, paying a working visit to
Warsaw. The delegation was lead by Professor Kaushik Basu, Senior Vice
President for Development Economics and World Bank Chief Economist.
April 13, 2014 Professor
G. W. Kołodko has run for the 42nd time the distance of over
42 kilometers (26,1 miles)! This time in 4:45.59 he’s run Orlen Warsaw Marathon.
It’s worth to mention that the TIGER Director has initiated the Kozminski
Club and as many as five persons for our university – including three
researchers form TIGER, since dr. Jacek Tomkiewicz and dr. Marcin
Piatkowski – have reached the finish line at the National Stadium.
April 12, 2014, 4:00 p.m.
On the celebration of the Greek Presidency of the European Union, which
occurs during to the first half of the year, Professor
G. W. Kolodko presents a lecture entitled "The Greek Crisis,
European Problem, and Our future". The event takes place in the
Chojnata Palace in Biala Rawska.
April 9, 2014, 4:30 pm
Dr Dawid Sześciło from Warsaw
University will deliver a TIGER seminar on "The insights from the
theory and practice of new public management for introducing private
markets to public services".
April 7, 2014, 12:00 p.m Journal "Think
Tank" organizes a conference on „25 years of Polish
transformation” and on this occasion has invited Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko
– a participant of the Round Table negotiations, member of the Economic
Council of Council of Ministers in 1989-91, and deputy prime minister
and minister of finance in four governments in 1994-97 and 2002-03 – to
contribute to panel debate, in which, among others, also participate
professors Marek Belka and Witold Orlowski.
April 5, 2014
Exactly 25 years ago – on April 5th, 1989
– after two months of negotiations, the Polish Round Table agreement
was signed. This historical event, in which Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko,
at that time the Director of Research Institute of Finance, had taken a
part too, had a fundamental meaning for the dynamics and direction of
the systemic changes in our part of the world.
Małgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn presents a lecture on “The Knowledge Flows,
Dynamic Externalities and Technological Change in the EU Regions” in
The International Centre for Innovation, Technology and Education
Studies (iCite) of the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and
Management of Université Libre de Bruxelles.
March 26, 2014, 10:00 a.m.
As in the last year, Professor
Kolodko again takes a part in the
Moscow Economic Forum
on "НЕСЫРЬЕВОЕ БУДУЩЕЕ РОССИИ". Together with some distinguished
scholars and politicians the TIGER Director participates in the plenary
session (in Russian) on «Перспективы реиндустриализации мировой
экономики. Новая промышленная политика против экономического застоя».
The event takes place in Moscow, at 27, Lomonosovsky Prospekt, korpus 4.
March 19, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
hosting at our University H.E. Pierre Buhler, the ambassador of France
to Poland, with a lecture on "The French Vision of Europe". You are
welcome to join us. The event takes place at room D200.
March 18, 2014
Dr. Runiewicz-Wardyn participates in the workshop on "Regions, industry
and advanced manufacturing", organized by The Regional Innovation
Monitor Plus Partners (Technopolis Group, ERRIN, Fraunhofer ISI and
UNU-MERIT) in the headquarters of the Greater Birmingham West Midlands
Brussels Office in Brussels.
March 6, 2014, 10:00 a.m.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
Polish Institute of International Affairs and the University of Warsaw
invite you to participate in a conference to celebrate the 60th
anniversary of the Polish-Indian diplomatic relations. The conference’s
panel discussions include session 2 "Poland and India in the globalized
world" with the participation of Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Dr.
Rajendra Kumar Pachauri, President of the Intergovernmental Panel on
Climate Change, IPCC, and a Director of TIGER, Professor.
Grzegorz W. Kolodko.
The conference, which opens with a speech by the Minister of Foreign
Affairs, Mr. Radosław Sikorski, is held in the Senate Hall of the
University of Warsaw, Kazimierz Palace, first floor, the main campus of
the University of Warsaw, 26/28 Krakowskie Przedmiescie Street.
Together with a group of distinguish intellectuals, scholars,
politicians, and businessmen Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko participates
in the Euro-Asian Economic Summit which takes place in Istanbul. At the
Summit, which is organized by the Marmara Group Strategic and Social
Research Foundation, Professor Kolodko speaks on the future of the
world economy. It's worth to mention that Professor Kolodko’s
book on the world
affairs, “Truth, Errors, and Lies: Politics and Economics in a Volatile
World”, has been published also in the Turkish language: "Gezici Dünya.
Geçmişten geleceğe: küresel ekonomi – politik", ODTÜ Yayincilik, Ankara
2011, s. 474 (http://www.ikiayayincilik.com.tr/root/a/pdet.asp?rsi=utuzwu).
Only three 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.
Next number of TIGER Working Papers have been published: Endogenously
Increasing Uncertainties and Governance by Olivér Kovács. We encourage
to read this interesting paper!
The 2013 year Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko concluded with running yet
one more marathon. This time distance of 26.2 miles he run in 4 hours
44 minutes and 24 seconds in Calderara di Reno near Bologna, Italy.
It’s been already the 41st marathon finished by the TIGER Director.
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 Professor
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 at www.weibo.com/kolodko.
December 14, 2013 Professor
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
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
November 27th, 2013, 4:00 pm, Room B6
invites for the next open seminar. These time we are going to discuss
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
28-29, 2013 The 9th
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.
October 2013 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!
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 As
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.
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.
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
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
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, At
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 thePolish 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.
15, 2013, 16:00 „Whither
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 the 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
21, 2013 VICTORIA! Orlen Warsaw Marathon
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
17, 2013, 1:00 p.m., Aula His Excellency Robin
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
2013, 16:00, room B5 The Transformation,
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,
„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.
20-21, 2013The 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. Conference
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". Biografia
2-4, 2013 Professor
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.
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 Slawomir
Lopalewski, CEO of Nordea Poland Life Insurance Company SA, will
deliver a lecture on "The New Normal: management of insurance
in the post-crisis market situation". Bio-note
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
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.
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
& 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
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.
Are you in Poland? If so, you don't have to fly to New York or London
to get my book "Truth,
Errors, and Lies: Politics and
Economics in Volatile World".
It's available not only online - including Amazon KINDLE and Barnes & Noble NOOK,
but also in the American Bookstore network!
In Warsaw: Galeria Mokotow, Woloska 12; Arkadia, Jana Pawla II; Sadyba
Best Mall, Powsinska 31; and in Krakow: Galeria Krakowska, Pawia 5.
December 16, 2011, 10:00 a.m.
"The World Crisis and Development Perspective for Polish Economy" –
such is the title of Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
lecture presented to the opening session of conference hold at the AGH
University of Science and Technology in Krakow. The event occurs at the
Main Audytorium, pavilion A-O.
December 14, 2011, 16:00, room B5
Dr. Marcin Piatkowski, Resident Scholar at TIGER and Senior Economist
at the World Bank office in Warsaw, gives a lecture on "Doing Business
2012 in Poland", which will discuss the results for Poland of the World
Bank's "Doing Business" ranking, which measures the quality of the
business climate in 183 countries around the world.
December 12, 2011
Runiewicz-Wardyn visited the famous Aviation Valley in southeastern
Poland and Podkarpackie Science and Technology Park AEROPOLIS. The
subject of the meeting and discussion with Valley`s management board
were the issues of co-operation between companies and academia and its
role for the region`s competitiveness.
December 8, 2011
TIGER hosts group of international scholars on seminar on future of
policy making in the next 20 years perspective. Seminar is organized
within international project on "World and Europe in 2030" which is
conducted by the network of European research institutions.
November 23, 2011, 4:00 p.m., room B6
welcome to the next TIGER's seminar. This time we are going to discuss
on wealth inequalities in Central and Eastern European countries.
Introduction into discussion will be presented by Mr. Giacomo Terenzi
from La Sapienza Universrity. Mr Terenzi is visiting fellow at TIGER,
he is conducting research on wealth structure in post-socialist
November 17, 2011, 2:30 p.m.
After visits to
Moscow, London, and Beijing it is time to come to ...Wejherowo! There,
at the invitation of the local Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko,
meets with the businessmen and readers, and presents lecture on
"Poland, Europe, and the World - After or Before the Crisis?" as well
as answers the questions of the audience.
November 11-13, 2011
And to China again. This
time I'm invited to present a keynote speech on the financial crisis at
the "2011 Caixin Summit: China and the World". Caixin Media is an
independent media company based in Beijing. Its publications include:
"Caixan Century", "Caixan Weekly: China Economics and Finance" (in
English), "China Reform", "Comparative Studies", as well as "Caixin
Online". If you speak Chinese you may read my interview given to the
Xinhua Agency on the world economic crisis here.
November 11, 2011, 10:15 a.m.
Kolodko's visit to
Beijing also the embassy of Poland hosts the event at which he presents
just published in Chinese book "Zhen Xiang, Miu Wu yu Huang Yan. Duo
Bian Shi Jie Zhong de Zheng Zhi yu Jing Ji" (386 pages). The book,
published by the Foreign Languages Press, is the Chinese translation of
"Truth, Errors, and Lies: Politics and
Economics in a Volatile World". The event takes place in the
cinema hall at the Poland’s embassy in Beijing.
November 7-10, 2011
Almost a week in Moscow. The series of consultations and interviews,
but mainly the 20-hours course on "Globalization - Transformation -
Development" for the students of Moscow School of Economics at the
Lomonosov University keeps Professor Kolodko
busy in the Russian capital. It is worth to mention that recently two
books by Professor Kolodko have been published by the MAGISTR
Publishing House in Russian: "Mir v dvizhenii" and "Głobalizacija,
transformacija, krizis - czto dalsze?" (see www.tiger.edu.pl/kolodko/ksiazki.htm).
November 1, 2011, 18:00
November 1, 2011, 6:00 p.m.
Yet one more time in London. Professor
Kolodko presents a seminar on "Neoliberalism, the World
Crisis, and Uncertain Future" at the University College London.
The event takes place at room 431-433, the 4th floor, SSEES building,
16 Taviton Street (5 minutes from Euston station WC1H 0BW).
We are delighted to inform that the
new Board of Student Research Centre 'Tygryski' was appointed and
consists of following people:
Piotr Ochociński - President
Karol Kudełka - Vice-President
Jakub Babilon - Vice-President
Ochociński Piotr - President SKN Tygryski
Runiewicz-Wardyn is participating in the post-doctoral short-term
exchange project within the STRIKE (Science and Technology Research in
a Knowledge-based Economy) initiative. Her project entitled "The role
of universities in knowledge production and spillovers in the high-tech
industries. The case of Flanders Region biotechnology industry" is run
under the working group "Science, technology and knowledge creation".
The project is supported by the EU RTD Framework Programme. The host
person and institution of the project is Professor Michele Cincera from
Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium.
October 3-31, 2011
Travelling exhibition. After several shows in different places
countrywide, the photographs by Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko arrives to Gliwice for four weeks. The exposition
of over hundred color pictures can be seen from Monday to Friday, since
8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., at the Gallery "Zakamarek", 23 Kaszubska
Street. You are welcome! Professor Kolodko is visiting the Gallery
himself on Monday, October 17th, at 4:00 p.m., and this is just one
more opportunity to get his books on the volatile world signed. Elzbieta Dzikowska on Prof. Kolodko's
photographs (in Polish)
In the afternoon, at 2:00 p.m., Professor Kolodko
presents a lecture
"Crisis Economics and Politics: the Future Challenges" at Rzeszow
University. The event occurs at Zalesie Campus, 4, Zelwerowicza Street,
October 17, 2011, 1:00 p.m.
At the invitation of the
Silesian University of TechnologyProfessor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko pays
a visit to Gliwice and presents lecture on "The Downfall of
Neoliberalism - and What Next?". The meeting occurs in Auditorium B in
the Education and Congress Center of the University in Gliwice, at 18B
October 12, 2011, 2:00 p.m., room D 304
The Students Scientific Club ‘Little Tigers’ invites for public lecture
Grzegorz W. Kolodko,
Director of TIGER. After the talk on "Globalization, Crisis and what
Next?", there will be occasion to ask questions and take part in the
discussion on the perspectives for global economy.
October 11, 2011
Dr. Małgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn
will participate in the OPEN DAYS 2011 - Week of Regions and Cities
workshop "Do more with less - Case study: The creative sector" in
Brussels. The event, at which cities and regions will present best
practices from regional programmes delivering smart, sustainable and
October 6-10, 2011
To Greece for the rescue? Not really, although what Greece must expect
Professor Kolodko has written recently on both, the
"Truth, Errors, and Lies: Politics and Economics in a Volatile World"
blog and on his profile at.
This time the reason for a working trip to Greece is participation in a
big international conference on "Dialogue of civilizations". Professor
Kolodko speaks on the interdependence between economies, culture,
politics, and environment, and their impact on development and
stagnation on the worldwide scale, as well as he's outlining the major
challenges for the long-term future. Program
October 1, 2011
The new academic season Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
starts not with lecturing at the London School of Economics or at the
Moscow's Lomonosov University (everything in due time) but in
...Starachowice and Radom. It is appealing to spread progressive
socio-economic thought and interdisciplinary knowledge everywhere, and
answer the questions people ask. In Starachowice, at 11:30 a.m., the
TIGER Director meets the readers in the Adolf Dygasinski Town Public
Library (5, Kochanoski Street) and talks on "Whither the World, Whither
Poland", and in the afternoon, at 4:30 p.m., in Radom he is hosted by
the Association 'Czarni'. In the Gombrowicz Museum Wsola Professor
Kolodko delivers a lecture called "The World at the Extent of Thought".
Everybody living nearby is welcome!
September 10-30, 2011
The exhibition of Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko's
photographs, entitled "The Neighbors", is presented at the Culture Center in Krynica-Zdroj.
The opening of the show, at which you may enjoy over hundred
photographs taken around the world, with the participation of author
and signing his book on the global affairs, takes place on Saturday,
September 10th, at 5:00 p.m., at Art Gallery "Siedlisko", 19, Pilsudski
Street. You're welcome!
September 26-27, 2011
Centre for European
Regional and Local Studies (EUROREG) of Warsaw University organizes
international conference: "Cities and their Universities for Creation
of Knowledge and Innovation". Dr. Malgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn takes
part in the seminar to present paper entitled: "The Innovation Process
of European Regions: From Absorption to Knowledge Creation Capacities
of European Regions".
September 15-16, 2011
United Nations Development
Program, UNDP, and the Committee for Finance and Budgetary Affairs of
the National Assembly of Viet Nam organize special conference for the
Vietnamese MPs on the fiscal issues. Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko presents opening lecture on "Fiscal
Management Reforms in Transition Countries". The conference takes place
in Hoi An in central Viet Nam.
September 11, 2011
Marathon uphill is done! Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko has concluded his participation in and
contribution to the Economic Forum in Krynica by running 26 miles and
200 meters, sometimes quite uphill. This is the TIGER Director's third
marathon this year and already the 37th during
last ten years. Keep going!
At the finish line with Dr. Zygmunt Berdychowski, the organizer of
Economic Forum and Running Festival in Krynica
September 7-9, 2011
As usually at this time of the year, the Economic Forum
takes place in Krynica-Zdroj, Poland. It's already 21st edition of such
gathering, this time under the title "European Dilemmas: Partnership or
Rivalry?" On the first day of meeting a debate, called "Poland, Europe,
the World - After or Before the Crisis?", occurs. It's co-hosted by the
Transformation, Integration, and Globalization Economic Research,
TIGER, and the Deutsche Bank Polska SA. The panel, led by Professor
Krzysztof Kalicki, the President of the Board of Deutsche Bank Polska
SA, includes also Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko,
the TIGER Director, Professor Daniel Hamilton, Director of the Center
for Transatlantic Studies at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced
International Studies, John Hopkins University, Mr. Peter Tils,
Executive Director of Deutsche Bank AG, and Professor Andrzej K.
Kozminski, Rector of Kozminski University.
July 2-5, 2011
On July 3rd there is the historical election in Thailand, which may
decide about this country's future. In such hot - politically and
literary - atmosphere Professor G. W. Kolodko presents
two lectures on the world economy and development policy in Bangkok. On
Monday, July 4th, at 1:00 p.m. he talks at the Thammasat
Univeristy and the following day, at 6:00 p.m., at the Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University.
June 27, 2011
Dr Marcin Piątkowski delivered a lecture on "Raising Poland's
Competitiveness: Macro and Sectoral Context" during a seminar on "An
Integrated Industrial Policy for the Globalisation Era. Putting
Competitiveness and Sustainability at Centre Stage" organized by