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The PWN Scientific Publishing House, Scholar Publishing House, and journal “Acta Oeconomica” have published several books in which a number of social sciences scholars write about the works and scientific achievements of Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko:

“Economics of the future: On the new pragmatism of Grzegorz W. Kolodko” (in Polish)
“Economics of moderation – a real prospect? Grzegorz W. Kolodko new paradigm” (in Polish)

“Grzegorz W. Kolodko and a quarter of a century of transformation” (in Polish)
“Economics and politics. On the theory of Grzegorz W. Kolodko” (in Polish)
„Acta Oeconomica: Grzegorz W. Kolodko turns 70”
“Economy – Politics – Society: On the practical theory of Grzegorz W. Kolodko”  (in Polish)

September 27, 2024, 18:00
At the Science Festival taking place in Warsaw, professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko moderates a debate with his guests, professors Marta Postuła, Witold Orłowski and Paweł Wojciechowski and doctor Grzegorz Malinowski, on "Geopolitical changes and the future of the European Union". The meeting takes place in the Professor Jan Baszkiewicz Hall at the Faculty of Political Science and International Studies of the Warsaw University,  Krakowskie Przedmieście, 26/28.

June 15-20, 2024
Prof. Małgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn participates in The 5th Symposium on Circular Economy and Sustainability, CESUST 2024, hosted by University of Athens in Chania. The title of her presentation is: “The role of digital platforms in the transition to the circular and smart communities”. Additionally, prof. Runiewicz-Wardyn will participate in the international workshop for teachers on “Empowering Teachers to Promote Sustainability Goals: ‘Keen on Green’” (more information on

June 2, 2024,14:00
On the occasion of the 35th anniversary of the momentous elections to the Sejm and Senate, the European Solidarity Center is organizing in Gdańsk on June 2-4 a conference on “June ’89. Systemic transformation in Poland”. On the first day of the conference, an expert debate takes place, in which, in addition to professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko, a participant of the historic Round Table negotiations, partake professors Michał Balcerzak, Roman Bäcker, Jerzy Będźmirowski, Jan Skórzyński and Andrzej Stelmach, and doctors Tomasz Kozłowski, Anna Materska-Sosnowska and Jakub Kufel.

May 2024

The book “War and Peace” by Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko published in the Polish language is now available as an audiobook as well as an e-book version: link.
The English edition “Global Consequences of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: The Economics and Politics of the Second Cold War”, published by Springer, is available here.


May 23, 2024
We kindly invite you to participate in the interdisciplinary seminar International public goods and global taxation - legal and economic challenges, which is organised by Kozminski University.

The meeting will be held in a stationary format on 23 May 2024 from 16:00 to 18:00 in room D/123 at the premises of our University at 57/59 Jagiellońska Street in Warsaw.

Specialists will address the growing challenges facing today's transnational economy. Problems such as climate change, mass migration, tax avoidance or ensuring market competition largely escape regulation within the framework of nation states and thus require intervention at the international level. There is no doubt that global challenges need to find an answer in the form of transnational public goods that complement and regulate the functioning of the global market-based economy.

More information available here.

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May 10, 2024
The scientific association "TIGER" invites you to the conference "3G: Geopolitics, Economy, Stock Exchange", which will be held at Kozminski University from 10:30 - 14:00 at the ALK auditorium in Building C. The conference will open with a lecture by Prof. Grzegorz W. Kołodko entitled "20 years of Poland in the European Union".

Agenda of the event:
10:30 - Opening;
10:40 - 11:40 - 20 years of Poland in the European Union". - Prof. Grzegorz W. Kołodko;
11:45 - 12:50 - "Investing or War and Markets" - Dawid Augustyn;
13:00 - 14:00 - "The Housing Market. Cooperatives - the future of the Polish real estate market?" - Jan Zygmuntowski

April 29, 2024
The President of Harbin Normal University Professor Kun Jiang has awarded Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko the Honorary Professorship.

April 29, 2024, 10:00 a.m.
During his stay in China, the Director of TIGER, prof. Grzegorz W. Kolodko delivers a lecture at the University of Harbin on "Geopolitical Changes and Their Implications for Economic Development”. Venue: Room 903, Social Sciences Building, Discipline Center, Slavic Languages Institute.

April 26, 2024, at 9:00
Director of TIGER, Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko presents a keynote speech entitled "Geopolitical Changes and Their Implications for Economic Development" during High-level Symposium on "China-EU Relations in a Changing World" organized in Beijing by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

April 17, 2024
We were overcome with unspeakable grief upon learning of the sudden death of Professor Hu Biliang, member of the TIGER Scientific Advisory Board at Kozminski University. This outstanding scientist and academic teacher, an economist creatively engaged in studies on the issues of socio-economic development, left us so prematurely. We owe Him the establishment and effective management of the Belt and Road School at the renowned Beijing Normal University. His publications are known to many economists and policymakers not only in His native China, but also throughout the world. Thanks to His efforts, the Belt and Road School has educated many hundreds of students from all continents in the international MBA program. Professor Hu, always very busy, has created a network of eminent scholars from many countries around the world engaged in research on inclusive globalization, sustainable development, and peaceful international cooperation. He was also our great friend and spokesman for China's pragmatic cooperation with the West, including the European Union and Poland in particular. Although His scientific publications and students remain with us, we will miss Him very much.

April 11, 2024, 01:00 p.m.
Prof. Kolodko will take part in a discussion as part of a meeting with the founder of Kozminski University, Prof. Andrzej K. Kozminski, and a debate on the history of the organisation. The pretext for the topic is Prof. Andrzej Kozminski's autobiographical book „Sen o szkole" ('Dream of School’). The meeting will be held on 11 April 2024, at 01.00 p.m. at Kozminski University in Warsaw, 59 Jagiellonska Street, Auditorium Leona Kozminskiego.

March 18-24, 2024

The widely read Polish weekly “PRZEGLAD” publishes in issue 12/2024 (pp. 8-10) an essay by Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko entitled “In the fumes of the Cold War”. It is a rare, factual voice of reason in times of constant war atmosphere, arguing against the wasteful arms race and for peaceful socio-economic development.

March 18, 2024
"Business Insider" and „” publish an interview with Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko on the most important topics regarding the condition of the Polish economy and the determinats of its further development. The former four-time deputy prime minister for economic affairs and minister of finance raises, among others issues of economic competitiveness, public spending, retirement age and the euro. The interview was conducted by Mr. Grzegorz Kowalczyk.


March 9, 2024, 2:30 p.m.
During the conference on "35 Years of Growth: Navigating the Economic Transformation", held at the London School of Economics, TIGER Director Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko participates in a panel debate on "Policy Crossroads: Rethinking Macroeconomic Strategies for Poland's Sustained Economic Growth".

January 2024
Prof. Małgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn joined the network of international researchers on the “Cooperation, development and cross-border transfer of Industrial Symbiosis among industry and stakeholders (LIAISE) CA22110”, aiming to enhance the EU competitiveness and accelerate its the transition to climate neutrality. The network is coordinated by The Technological Center for Furniture and Wood of the Region of Murcia (Spain) and financed by the EU Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe (more on

January 29-30, 2024, 10:00 a.m.
You are welcome to the Special Jubilee Scientific Conference “Geopolitical Changes and Their Consequences for Economic Development”. This is an event like no other! Two dedicated book publications, three Nobel Prize winners, 57 scientists and experts from the USA, China, Great Britain, Ukraine, Russia, and Hungary, as well as outstanding researchers in social sciences from leading scientific and analytical centers in Poland. From Beijing to Stanford, from London to Kiev, from Krakow to Gdańsk, from micro to macro, from theory to practice, from economics to politics, from neoliberalism to the social market economy, from the past to the future.
Conference program

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January 9, 2024
The Institute of Civil Affairs publishes an interview with Prof. Kolodko entitled. "War and Peace, and Ukraine". The professor addresses the issues of the ongoing war in Ukraine, geopolitical changes and the far-reaching consequences for the global economy.