Ten Years After: Transition and Growth in Post-Communist Countries

 

Friday, April 12, 2002

  • 8.15 - 9.00 Registration
  • 9.00 - 9.10 Opening of the Conference: Barbara Błaszczyk
  • 9.10 - 9.30 Opening speech: Kalman Mizsei
  • 9.30 - 11.30 Session I
    Is there a room for a national monetary policy in the global economy?
    Chairman: Lucjan Orłowski
    Speaker: Andrew Berg
    Commentators: Vittorio Corbo, Marek Dąbrowski, Brigitte Granville, Mariella Nenova
  • 11.30 - 11.50 Coffee break
  • 11.50 - 13.50 Session II
    EU enlargement: the way of candidate countries to the Euro zone
    Chairman: David Begg
    Speaker: Jacek Rostowski
    Commentators: Fabrizio Coricelli, Daniel Gros, Ben Slay, Charles Wyplosz
  • 13.50 - 14.50 Lunch
  • 14.50 - 16.50 Session III (panel)
    How to make national labour markets more flexible?
    Chairman: Marek Góra
    Panellists: Olivier Blanchard, Juan Jimeno, Richard Layard, Jeffrey Sachs, Jan Svejnar
  • 16.50 - 17.10 Coffee break
  • 17.10 - 19.10 Session IV
    International tax competition and tax reforms
    Chairman: Constantin Zaman
    Speaker: Pradeep Mitra
    Commentators: Daniel Daianu, Yegor Gaidar, Alari Purju, Siergei Teriokhin
  • 19.30 Conference dinner

Saturday, April 13, 2002

  • 9.00 - 11.00 Session V
    Privatisation and Corporate Governance. What makes it work?
    Chairman: Iraj Hashi
    Speaker: Simon Johnson
    Commentators: Barbara Błaszczyk, Irena Grosfeld, Peter Mihalyi, Dmitry Vasiliev
  • 11.00 - 11.30 Coffee Break
  • 11.30 - 13.30 Session VI
    EU enlargement: consequences for the CIS countries
    Chairman: Sergei Alexashenko
    Speakers: Anders Åslund, Andrew Warner
    Commentators: Luca Barbone, Vladimir Mau, Hryhoriy Nemyria, Jaroslav Romanchuk
  • 13.30 - 14.30 Lunch
  • 14.30 - 16.30 Session VII (panel)
    Labour migration and movement in the enlarged Europe
    Chairwoman: Stanisława Golinowska
    Panellists: Elmar Hönekopp, William J.O.Jordan, Witold M. Orłowski
  • 16.30 - 17.15 Special Address: Leszek Balcerowicz
    Financial sector development in the transition countries in a comparative perspective
  • 17.15 Closing remarks: Marek Dąbrowski