Professor Grzegorz Kolodko is an intellectual, politician and a key architect of Polish economic reforms. He is also a Member of the European Academy of Arts, Sciences and Humanities.
He is author of research papers and numerous books published in 26 languages, including international bestseller Truth, Errors, and Lies: Politics and Economics in a Volatile World, nominated for the William Harrington Award “for an outstanding book that demonstrates how scholarship can be used in the struggle for a better world.”
While Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance (1994-1997) he led Poland to the OECD. Holding the same positions in 2002 to 2003, he has played an important role in Poland's integration with the European Union.
In addition, he is the Director of TIGER—Transformation, Integration and Globalization Economic Research—at Kozminski University in Warsaw.
Kolodko is also a photographer, marathon runner, and a globetrotter who has explored more than 160 countries.
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