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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... 

The 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.

Contents of the book (in Polish)

On 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.

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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, Polish and Romanian. Let’s mention that the pictures at the both volumes covers are also made by Professor Kolodko.

May 16th 2019 , 10:00 a.m.

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)

Table of contents (in Polish)

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April 17-20, 2019
At the invitation of the Rector of the University of Finance in Moscow, prof. Mikhail Eskindarov, director of TIGER gives a 12-hour lecture series entitled "Globalization, Crisis and What Next: Neoliberalism, New Nationalism or New Pragmatism?" Professor Kołodko is the Doctor Honoris Causa of the university, who is celebrating its 100th anniversary.

April 11, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
The organizers invite: “Come to the 11th Baltic Business Forum, and you will have the opportunity to find out where the world and Poland are heading to during the lecture of prof. Grzegorz Kolodko, an economic expert and visionary”.

April 8th, 2019, 4:30 pm, room B-5
This time we discuss on challenges for stability of public finance system in Poland. We are especially interested in fiscal effects of governmental proposals which were presented few weeks ago. Introduction into discussion is presented by Mr Ludwik Kotecki, deputy Minister of Finance in 2008-12.

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 New Pragmatism?

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 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".

January 28-29, 2019
Under 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

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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.