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24. November 15, 2017,
"New pragmatism versus new nationalism"

23. October 27th 2017,
"Whither Polish Economy?"

22. November 24th 2016,
“The New Pragmatism: In Quest for the Paradigm of 21st Century Economics”

10. October 19, 2005, WSPiZ Conference on "Corporate Governance in the Economies of Postsocialist Transition"

9. December 16, 2004, WSPiZ Conference on "Public Finances and Economic Growth"

8. May 14, 2004, WSPiZ International Conference on "ICT as Drivers of Development in Transition Economies"

7. March 25-26, 2004, WSPiZ Conference on the "Strategy for Fast Economic Growth in Poland".

6. 23—24 October 2003, WSPiZ: TIGER—Yale University conference on “Globalization and Social Stress”

5. April 10-11 2003, International conference on “The ‘New Economy’ and Post-socialist Transition”

4. May 16-17, 2002, WSPiZ - International conference on "Globalization and Catching-up in Emerging Market Economies"

3. March 14-15, 2002, WSPiZ - International conference on "The 'New Economy' and Old Problems. Prospects for Fast Growth in Transition Economies"

2. May 31, 2001, WSPiZ - The Long-Run Socio-Economic Development in Poland. Challenges and Prospects

1. March 29-30, 2001 WSPiZ - International conference on "The New Economy' and Its Implications for Long-Term Growth in Post-Socialist Countries".















Globalization and Catching-up in Emerging Market Economies


  T I G E R

Transformation, Integration and Globalization Economic Research



4th International Conference



Warsaw, May 16-17, 2002


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List of contributors and papers 


Prof. Douglass C. North, Spencer T. Olin Professor in Arts and Sciences, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo, USA, and the Nobel Laureate in Economics 1993 will present the WSPiZ & TIGER Distinguished Lecture on institutions and development






1. Dr. Keith Crane, The RAND Corporation, USA, and Zbyszko Tabernacki, PlanEcon, Inc., Washington DC, USA – “Globalization and Growth in the CIS”


2. Prof. Laszlo Csaba*, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary – “Transformation and Development”


3. Prof. Daniel Daianu, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania, and Visiting Professor, UCLA, USA – “Is Catching-up possible in Europe?”


4. Prof. Gang Fan*, Director of the National Institute of Economic Research, China Reform Foundation, Beijing, China – ”The Dual-Transformation of China: Past 20 Years and 50 Years Ahead”


5. Prof. Grzegorz W. Kolodko, Director of TIGER, Leon Kozminski Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management (WSPiZ), Warsaw, Poland, and John C. Evans Scholar in Polish and European Studies, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA – „Globalization and Catching-up in Emerging Market Economies”


6. Prof. Tadeusz Kowalik*, Polish Academy of Sciences and WSPiZ, Warsaw, Poland – „Systemic Diversity in Time of Globalization and Integration”


7. Prof. Nguyuru H. I. Lipumba*, Senior Research Fellow, The Multi-Environmental Society (MESO), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – “Globalization and Economic Development: Can Sub-Saharan Africa Avoid Marginalization?”


8. Prof. D. Mario Nuti*, University di Roma ‘La Sapienza’ and London Business School – “Governing Incomplete Globalization”


9. Prof. Gur Ofer* and Prof. Michael Keren, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel – “Globalization and FDI in Financial Services to Economies in Transition”


10. Prof. Masahiro Taguchi, Okayama University, Japan – “Japanese

Approach to the Transition Economies”


11. Prof. Rodrigo Vergara*, Centro de Estudios Publicos and Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile – “Reform and Growth: Lessons from Chile”


12. George Vojta, President, Financial Services Forum, New York, USA –  “Implementing Best Practice Standards To Achieve Systemic Reform: The Fiduciary Responsibilities of The Private Sector”


 * Members of  T I G E R  Scientific Advisory Board