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SITE Seminar Event with Rogier van den Brink

After transitioning from communism what is the main lessons we can learn from Poland? In terms of governing, sustaining, connecting, and growing? Rogier van den Brink, from World Bank, will present his insights on how Poland moved from middle to high income in less than 15 years. Comments will be provided by Ms Iwona Jabłonowska, Chargé d’affaires at the Polish embassy in Sweden and by Börje Risinggård, from the Swedish-Polish Chamber of commerce.

SITE will be hosting a special seminar with Rogier van den Brink. The seminar will focus on the World Bank report "Lessons from Poland, Insights from Poland: A Sustainable and Inclusive Transition to High Income Status" that Rogier van den Brink's and coauthors have written. 

We also invited Ms Iwona Jabłonowska, Chargé d’affaires at the Polish embassy in Sweden to comment on developments in Poland and Börje Risinggård from the Swedish-Polish Chamber of Commerce, who will share his personal reflection during his years working with Poland. The seminar will be moderated by SITE's Director, Torbjörn Becker.

About Rogier van den Brink

Rogier van den Brink is a Lead Economist in the Macro and Fiscal Management Global Practice of the Europe and Central Asia Region of the World Bank. He coordinates economic policy and governance work by the World Bank in the EU Member States. For more insightful information, please read his profile.

Read the full report "Lessons from Poland, Insights from Poland: A Sustainable and Inclusive Transition to High Income Status".

When and where?

Date: December 02, 14:30 - 17:00.
Place: Stockholm School of Economics, KAW Room 1st floor, Bertil Ohlins gata 4.
RSVP: Please note that the number of seats for this event is limited, therefore we kindly ask you to only register if you know that you will be able to attend.
Last day to register: November 27, 12:30 pm.

Registration starts: 14:00

Coffee and cookies will be served at the seminar.

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