Rostowski named Polish Minister of Finance

Jacek Rostowski, one of the founders of CASE and a member of the CASE Supervisory Board, has been named Minister of Finance in the new Polish government.  Rostowski is a well-known economist and the author of many academic publications on post-communist transition, European integration, macroeconomic policy and the role of institutions in economic development. He is formerly a professor of economics at the Central European University in Budapest. In the early 1990s he advised the governments of Poland, Latvia and Russia on macroeconomic policy. Due to his government position, Rostowski has resigned from the CASE Supervisory Council.