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Leszek Balcerowicz: "Changes after Socialism in a Comparative Perspective"

Keynote lecture at the conference "Poland 1989: Negotiations, (Re)Constructions, Interpretations"

Oktober 23, 2019, 6:30 p.m., venue: HS I, Adam-Kuckhoff-Str. 35, 06108 Halle.

Leszek Balcerowicz is economist, he was Poland's deputy Minister and Finance Minister in the Government of Tadeusz Mazowiecki (1989-1991), chairman of the National Bank of Poland (2001-2007) and professor of economics at the Warsaw School of Economics. He is the author of so-called Balcerowicz Plan that implemented a series of reforms in Poland (starting from 1990), transforming Poland from a state-directed economy to the free-market economy. The plan and its social outgrowths are being discussed controversially in Poland until today.

Registration until October, 16 at aleksander-brueckner-zentrum(at)uni-halle(dot)de