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Palgrave Macmillan has published the paperback edition of the new book by Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko entitled „Whither the World: The Political Economy of the Future”. The work, released in two parts, Vol. I and Vol. II, is published also in Chinese, Russian and Romanian.  Let’s mention that the pictures at the both volumes covers are also made by Professor Kolodko.

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 Maciej Baltowski.

July - September 2018
Oxford University Press publishes a book written by Dr. Marcin Piatkowski, assistant professor at TIGER, currently Senior Economist at the Beijing office of the World Bank. The book is entitled „Europe’s Growth Champion: Insights from the Economic Rise of Poland”.    

July - August 2018
Prof. Małgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn conducts research as a visiting scholar at the Stanford University, Institute of the Research in Social Sciences. The two-years lasting project is sponsored by the Polish National Science Center, program OPUS. The research project aims to explore social networks and social capital formation in the biotechnology clusters.

July 27, 2018
Prof. Małgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn is a member of the doctoral dissertation examination committee of Ms. Virginie Maghe, entitled "The National Innovation System As Theoretical Framework For The Evaluation Of Innovation Policies", which will take place at Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management and International Center for Innovation, Technology and Education Studies (iCite) of the Univeriste Libre de Bruxelles.

September 4-6, 2018
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko participates in the 28. Economic Forum in Krynica which this year is held under the motto "Europe of common values or Europe of common interests?".

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 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.

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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.

September 2017 – June 2018
Harvard University is the best scientific institution in the world. Within this American university operates Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies which conducts research on various aspects of contemporary Europe. Dr Jacek Tomkiewicz, Research Director at TIGER, realizes at CES research project on dynamics and structure of incomes in the EU.

May 2018
Oxford University Press publishes a book written by Dr. Marcin Piatkowski, assistant professor at TIGER, currently Senior Economist at the Beijing office of the World Bank. The book is entitled „Europe’s Growth Champion: Insights from the Economic Rise of Poland”.    

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.
At 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, 10:00 a.m.
At the University of Lodz Science Festival held at the Faculty of Economics and Sociology, professors Grzegorz W. Kolodko and Andrzej K. Kozminski discuss the subject of "New pragmatism versus new nationalism". This is also the title of their joint book published recently by Proszynski Publishing House.

April 16, 2018, 10:00 a.m.
TIGER’s Director, Professor G. W. Kolodko gives a lecture on “Euro and the Poland’s Case” at the inaugurating session at the conference organized by the Finance Institute of the VISTULA Finance and Banking University in Warsaw. 

April 3, 2018
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 Paris. .

February 28, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
“The 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 Budapest. 

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 Hungarian.”.   

January 18, 2018, 2:00 p.m.
Professor 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?".

January 2018
We’ve published at our page the 26th Kozminski University & TIGER Distinguished Lecture presented by Professor Biliang Hu: “The Belt and Road Initiative and the Transformation of Globalisation”.

January 2018
Another issue in our TIGER Working Papers series has been published. TWP No. 138 presents James K. Galbraith paper on "Backwater Economics and New Pragmatism: Crises and Evolution of Economic"