prof_kolodkoProf. Grzegorz W. Kołodko

Topic: “Poland, Europe, the World: After the Crisis or Before a Next One?

Professor Grzegorz W. Kołodko  has been one of the key architects of Polish economic reforms. He is university lecturer, researcher, and the author of numerous academic books and research papers. As Polish Deputy Premier and the Minister of Finance in the years 2002-03, he played leading role in  Poland’s accession into the European Union. Holding the same position in the years 1994-97, he led Poland into the OECD.  In the times when he was in charge of  the country’s economic policy, Poland’s GDP per capita increased by over one third.  He is the founder and Director of TIGER – Transformation, Integration and Globalization Economic Research Centre. ( – at the Kozminski University in Warsaw (  He is a member of the European Academy of Arts, Sciences and Humanities. His passion is travelling- so far he has explored over 160 countries.

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We recommend two books of our Keynote Speaker:

Truth, Errors, and Lies: Politics and Economics in a Volatile World

Whither the World: The Political Economy of the Future: Volume 1

Whither the World: The Political Economy of the Future: Volume 2