Keynote speakers

Keynote addresses (confirmed)

will be delivered by Leszek Balcerowicz and Josef C. Brada.

Professor Balcerowicz is a former chairman of the National Bank of Poland and Deputy Prime Minister. He masterminded the “Balcerowicz Plan” for the transformation process of Poland in the early 1990s.
The title of his talk will be “The Institutional Systems and the Quality of Life”

Josef C. Brada is Professor emeritus of Arizona State University. He researched and published extensively on the development of transformation economies and also worked as a consultant for many international organizations and governments.
The title of his talk will be “European Convergence in an Age of Diminished Expectations”.