22. November 24th 2016,
“The New Pragmatism: In Quest for the Paradigm of 21st Century Economics”
III International Conference
The ‘New Economy’ and Old Problems.
Prospects for Fast Growth in Transition Economies
WSPiZ, Warsaw, March 14-15, 2002
Thursday, 14th March
10.00 – 11.45
Opening address – Prof. Andrzej K. Ko¼miński, Rector of the Leon Ko¼miński Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management (WSPiZ).
Address by Marek Pol, Poland’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Infrastructure.
Address by Andreas Hoffmann, Chief Financial Officer of Siemens Sp. z o.o.
Opening lecture – Prof. Grzegorz W. Kolodko, Director of TIGER – WSPiZ.
12.00 – 14.00
1st Session: What Next with the ‘New Economy’? Old and New Problems.
Lech W. Zacher, WSPiZ and University of Silesia (US), Poland; Julita £uczak, Poznań University of Economics, Poland:
The ‘New Economy’ and Its New Problems.
Lech W. Zacher, WSPiZ and US, Poland:
Social Dimensions and Aspects of the ‘New Economy’.
Jan Woroniecki, Poland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, former Ambassador to the OECD:
The ‘New Economy’: Fascination, Disillusionment – and Promise.
Jerzy A. Kisielnicki, WSPiZ, Poland:
The ‘New Economy’ and New Information Infrastructure of the Functioning of the Global Market.
15.00 – 17.00
2nd Session: Technological Revolution and Catching-up in Transition Economies
Dirk Pilat, Industry, Science and Technology Directorate, OECD, Paris, France:
Making the ‘New Economy’ Work. Findings from the OECD Growth Study.
Stefan Kwiatkowski, WSPiZ, Poland:
The ‘Old Economy’ and New Problems. Prospects for Slow Growth in Postsocialist Countries.
Marcin Piatkowski, TIGER – WSPiZ, Poland:
The Institutional Infrastructure of the “New Economy” and Catching-up Potential of Postsocialist Countries.
Sampsa Kiiski, Nokia Corporation, Finland; Matti Pohjola, United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU/WIDER), Helsinki, Finland:
Cross-country Diffusion of the Internet.
Friday, 15th March
10.00 – 12.00
3rd Session: Information Technologies and Their Role in Restructuring of the Post-Socialist Economies
Steven Weber, John Zysman, Martin Beversdorf, Berkeley University, USA; Richard Engstrom, Metrocomia, Denmark, and Anders Knoth, Mandag Morgen, Denmark:
The ‘New Economy’ and Economic Growth in Developing Countries: Speculations on the Meaning of Information Technology for Emerging Markets.
Stanis³aw Flejterski, Szczecin University, Poland:
Capital in the ‘Old’ and ‘New’ Economy. In Quest for Levers of Growth and Development in Postsocialist Countries.
Beata ¦wiecka, Szczecin University, Poland:
Technological Revolution and Its Impact on the Development of Electronic Forms of Payment.
Jacek Brdulak, Warsaw School of Economics (SGH), Poland:
Old Problems of Informatization of the ‘New Transport Economy’ in Poland.
13.00 – 15.00
4th Session: Development of The “New Economy”: Country Case Studies.
Vladimir Salnikov, Center for Macroeconomic Analysis and Short Term Forecasting, Moscow, Russia:
The ’New Economy’ and Economic Growth: Case of Russia.
Katalin Szabo, Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration, Hungary:
The ‘Brick and Click Economy’. Blurring Borders between the IT-sector and Manufacturing.
Xiaojing Zhang, National Economic Research Institute, Beijing, China:
China’s ‘New Economy’. Development, Constraints, and Government Policies.
Maja Bucar, Centre of International Relations, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia:
Catching-up with Information Technology: a Viable Option for Transition Economies?
Closing remarks – Grzegorz W. Kolodko, Director of TIGER.