7th Conference

Strategy of a fast economic growth in Poland



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Warsaw, 25—26 March 2004



The conference will be conducted exclusively in Polish




Thursday, March 25


Opening address

Prof. Andrzej K. Kozmiński, Rector of the Leon Kozminski Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management, Warsaw, Poland

Introductory Remarks

Prof. Grzegorz W. Kolodko, Director of TIGER, Poland's Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance (1994-7, 2002-3)


Special Address #1:

Prof. Danuta Hübner - Warsaw School of Economics, Minister for the European Affairs
EU membership's impact on the economic growth in Poland


Coffee break


I Session: What does the fast economic growth depend on and is it possible in Poland?


Prof. Adam Noga - Academy of Insurances and Banking, Warsaw, Vice-Chairman of the Polish Economic Society
New micro- and mezzo-economic fundaments of the long-term economic growth

Prof. Grzegorz W. Kolodko - WSPiZ-TIGER,
Institutions, policy and economic growth

Prof. Juliusz Gardawski - Warsaw School of Economics,
Perspectives for overcoming the deficiency of the trust capital as a condition of a socially balanced economic growth

Prof. Leon Podkaminer - The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies,
Is a fast, long-term economic growth possible in Poland?




II Session: The role of the foreign capital and international exchange as a stimulus of economic growth

Dr Grzegorz Wójtowicz - Member of the Monetary Policy Council (1998-2004),
Impact of international exchange on the economic growth. Long-term perspective

Dr Hanna Sokół - Warsaw School of Economics,
Functioning of the financial institutions with a foreign capital vs. development of the Polish enterprises

Prof. Witold Małecki - Academy of Insurances and Banking,
Implications of monetary convergence for economic growth


Coffee break


III Session: Law and order vs. socio-economic development

Prof. Cezary Kosikowski - WSPiZ,
Possibilities of and needs to support the process of Poland's dynamic economic growth by law

Prof. Elżbieta Chojna-Duch - Warsaw University,
Order in the financial law as factor of economic growth


Discussion and remarks


Friday, March 26


Special Address #2:

Prof. Władysław Baka - WSPiZ and Warsaw University, Chairman of the Council of Guarantee Banking Fund,
Economic ideas of the Polish Round Table after 15 years of transformation. Conclusions for the future


Coffee break


Sesion IV: In search for capital and sources of financing development

Prof. Andrzej Sopoćko - WSPiZ and Warsaw University, Vice-Chairman of Warsaw Stock Exchange,
Effectiveness of the Warsaw Stock Exchange in supplying Polish economy

Prof. Jan Monkiewicz - Warsaw School of Economics, Chairman of the Insurance and Pension Funds Supervisory Commission,
Pension funds and acceleration of the economic development

Prof. Jacek Szlachta - Warsaw School of Economics, Chairman of the Council of the State's Regional Policy,
Importance of the structural funds and the Cohesion Fund for stimulating durable economic growth

Prof. Katarzyna Duczkowska-Małysz - Warsaw School of Economics, Advisor to the President of Poland,
Rural areas and agriculture in the context of common EU policies. Strategic consequences of the integration for the changes of economic structures and acceleration of economic growth




V Session: Public finances and economic growth

Prof. Danuta Gotz-Kozierkiewicz - Institute of Economics, Polish Academy of Science Academy of Insurances and Banking,
Fiscal Policy and membership perspectives for the European Economic and Monetary Union

Jacek Tomkiewicz - WSPiZ-TIGER,
Fiscal policy in Poland. A Stimulus of growth or a source of trouble?

Marta Postuła - Ministry of Finance,
Ministry of Finance Effective management of the public sector finances as a factor of a long-term economic growth

Maciej Mekiński - Warsaw University,
Roles and income system of the local governments vs. regional development


Coffee break


VI Session: Entrepreneurship development and scientific and technological progress as inalienable conditions of fast economic growth

Prof. Andrzej K. Koźmiński - WSPiZ,

Prof. Adam Prokopowicz - University of New Orleans,
Public - private partnership as an instrument of limiting narrow infra-structural passes

Prof. Ewa Okoń-Horodyńska - Jagiellonian University, Vice-Minister of Science,
Technological transformation as a condition of development of Polish economy

Marcin Piątkowski - WSPiZ-TIGER,
ICT as a catalyst of fast economic growth in Poland


Closing remarks - Prof. Grzegorz W. Kolodko


End of the Conference