Whither the World: The Political Economy of the Future
April 21, 2015
Room 1512, International Affairs Building,Columbia University
Whither the World: The Political Economy of the Future addresses the challenging questions of mankind’s long-term future and the global economy. It employs a holistic approach in answering fundamental questions about the threats and opportunities ahead and proposes strategies for ways to move forward.
Grzegorz W. Kolodko, a key architect of Poland's successful reforms, is Professor of Economics and the Founder and Director of the TIGER Center -– Transformation, Integration and Globalization Economic Research, at Kozminski University in Warsaw. He is also the author of international bestsellers From Shock to Therapy: The Political Economy of Postsocialist Transformation and Truth, Errors, and Lies: Politics and Economics in a Volatile World.
Moderator: Jan Svejnar
Discusssants: Edmund Phelps and Joseph Stiglitz
Room1512, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
2:30pm-4:00pm, Tuesday, April 21st