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Speakers & Chairs

 

Paul Adamson

Paul Adamson is chairman of Forum Europe and founder and editor of E!Sharp, an online magazine dedicated to covering the European Union and Europe's place in the world. He is also a Senior European Policy Advisor at Covington. He is a member of Rand Europe's Council of Advisors and sits on the external advisory board of YouGov-Cambridge, a polling think-tank, He is a member of the advisory groups of the European Institute in Washington DC and the Washington European Society. Paul is a Visiting Professor at the Policy Institute, King’s College London, a patron of the University Association of Contemporary European Studies (UACES) and a Fellow of the UK Academy of Social Sciences. In 2012, Paul was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) "for services to promoting understanding of the European Union”, a part of the Queen's 2012 New Year Honours Diplomatic Service and Overseas List.

Miroslav Beblavy

Miroslav Beblavy is a Member of the Slovak Parliament (since 2010) and a Senior Research Fellow at CEPS (since 2009). Until 2014, he was also the Associate Professor of Public Policy at the Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia. Between 2002 and 2006, he was the State Secretary of the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family in Slovakia. His areas of interest include employment and social policy, education policy, fiscal policy, governance and corruption. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of St Andrews.

Sebastian Dullien

Sebastian Dullien is professor for International Economics at HTW Berlin – University of Applied Sciences and Senior Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations. He is the spokesperson of the heterodox research network on macroeconomics and macroeconomic policies (FMM). His research focuses on European integration, international macroeconomics, international trade and financial market regulation. From 2000 to 2007, he worked as a journalist for Financial Times Deutschland, the German language edition of the FT. Prof. Dullien holds a Master’s degree and a PhD from the Freie Universität Berlin. He has published and edited almost a dozen books. He has advised different UN organisations, including the UNCTAD and the Economic Commission on Latin America and the Caribbean as well as the European Commission. He has testified in front of the European and the German parliament. His book Decent Capitalism (joint with Hansjörg Herr and Christian Kellermann) has been published in 2011 by Pluto Press and translated to a number of other languages.

James K. Galbraith

James K. Galbraith holds the Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair in Government/Business at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. He chairs the board of Economists for Peace and Security (www.epsusa.org) and directs the University of Texas Inequality Project (http://utip.lbj.utexas.edu). He was executive director of the Joint Economic Committee in the early 1980s. From 1993 to 1997, he served as chief technical adviser to China's State Planning Commission for macroeconomic reform, and in the first half of 2015 he served as an informal counselor to the Greek Minister of Finance. Galbraith's latest book: Welcome to the Poisoned Chalice: The Destruction of Greece and the Future of Europe (2016).

Stuart Holland

Stuart Holland graduated in history and political theory and gained a doctorate in economics at Oxford. He was an adviser on Europe to the then UK prime minister Harold Wilson from 1966 through 1968 and then a Labour member of the House of Commons from 1979 to 1989 before resigning to help EU Commission President Jacques Delors devise policies for economic and social cohesion. He has held teaching and research posts at the universities of Oxford, Sussex, the European University Institute, the universities of Roskilde and Coimbra and the Institute for Social and European Studies of the University of Pannonia at Köszeg, Hungary. He has authored many articles and books on economic theory and policy, international trade, economic integration, regional theory and policy, social policies, development economics, Europe and global governance. His Europe in Question – and what to do about it – was published in 2015 by Spokesman Press and is available as an eBook.

Mary Kaldor

Mary Kaldor is Professor of Global Governance and Director of the Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit at the London School of Economics. She is the author of many books, including The Baroque Arsenal, New and Old Wars: Organised Violence in a Global Era and Global Civil Society: An Answer to War. Professor Kaldor was a founding member of European Nuclear Disarmament and of the Helsinki Citizen’s Assembly. She is also convenor of the Human Security Study Group, which reported to Javier Solana and now reports to Federica Mogherini. Since 2011, she has been Doctor Honoris Causa at the Corvinus University of Budapest.

Júlia Király

Júlia Király is an associate professor of finance and monetary economics of the International Business School (IBS) Budapest and reader of the ELTE and Corvinus universities. She was the Deputy Governor of the Magyar Nemzeti Bank (Central Bank of Hungary), responsible for financial stability during the crisis years (2007-2013).  Prior to this she was one of the owners and CEO of the ITCB Budapest, a training and consulting company in the banking sector. Ms. Király took part in the privatization of several Hungarian banks as a board member, since 2013 she has been an independent board member of the KBC Group Belgium. Ms. Kiraly is also Research Associate of the Centre for Economic and Regional Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Budapest. She is author of numerous publications on monetary policy, banking and finance.

Grzegorz W. Kolodko

Grzegorz W. Kolodko  intellectual and politician, a key architect of Polish economic reforms. The author of New pragmatism – original paradigmatic and heterodox theory of economics addressing the contemporary civilizational challenges and economic system transformations. Member of the European Academy of Arts, Sciences and Humanities. 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 (1994-97) he led Poland to the OECD. Holding the same positions in 2002-03 he’s played important role in Poland's integration with the European Union. Director of TIGER – Transformation, Integration and Globalization Economic Research at Kozminski University in Warsaw (www.tiger.edu.pl). The marathon runner, photographer and globetrotter who’s explored over 160 countries.

Michael Landesmann

Michael Landesmann has just completed a twenty years’ tenure as Scientific Director of the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw; www.wiiw.ac.at) and is Professor of Economics at the Johannes Kepler University (www.econ.jku.at) where he is department head of economic theory and quantitative economic research. His research focuses on European economic integration, structural change, economic growth, topics in international economic relations, globalization and labour markets and migration. He was a member of the Group of Economic Policy Advisors under the chairmanship of former EU Commission President Romano Prodi and participated in and coordinated a wide range of EU projects on different aspects of European integration. He has a D.Phil. from Oxford University, was a Lecturer, Fellow and Senior Research Officer at Cambridge University and held visiting Professorships at Harvard University (where he was J. Schumpeter Professor 1988/89 and Pierre Keller Visiting Professor 2008/09) and a wide range of other universities (Brandeis, Basel, Osaka, Padova, Jerusalem, Central European University, CERGE-EI Prague, Mumbai, etc.).

Gábor Oblath

Gábor Oblath is senior research fellow of the Institute of Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He was the editor of the only Hungarian volume containing Kaldor’s selected essays, published in 1989. His academic work and teaching is related to macroeconomic analysis. He taught at the Central European University, Corvinus University and ELTE University. He worked with the UN Economic Commission for Europe and was guest scholar at the Helsinki School of Economics, the Brookings Institution and the Bank of Finland. Between 2001 and 2008 he was a member of the Monetary Council, National Bank of Hungary, and in 2009-2010 he was a member of the Hungarian Fiscal Council. His recent research topics include economic convergence, methodological issues of macroeconomic statistics, accession to the euro-zone and the measurement of international competitiveness.

George Pagoulatos

George Pagoulatos is professor of European Politics and Economy at the Athens University of Economics & Business (AUEB), and visiting professor at the College of Europe in Bruges. He was senior advisor and director of Strategy at the PM office (2011-12). He is a member of the Board of Directors of Athens-based ELIAMEP and the European Policy Centre (EPC) in Brussels, and serves in the advisory board of several institutions. He was High Council member of the European University Institute (2010-13), and president of ECSA-Greece (2013-14).  He writes a regular column in the Sunday edition of Greece’s main centrist daily Kathimerini since 2007. He holds a doctorate from the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes scholar. His publications focus on EMU and the EU, the political economy of Greece and Southern Europe, economic governance, the political economy of reform.

Robert Skidelsky

Robert Skidelsky is emeritus professor of political economy at Warwick University. His three-volume biography of John Maynard Keynes (1983, 1992, 2000) won five prizes and his book on the financial crisis – Keynes: The Return of the Master – was published in September 2010. He was made a member of the House of Lords in 1991 (he sits on the cross-benches) and elected a fellow of the British Academy in 1994. How Much is Enough? The Love of Money and the Case for the Good Life, co-written with his son Edward, was published in July 2012. Most recently he published Britain since 1900: A Success Story? (Vintage, 2015) and, as editor, The Essential Keynes (Penguin, 2015).

Frances Stewart

Frances Stewart is emeritus professor of Development Economics, University of Oxford. She was Director of the Centre for Research on Inequality, Human Security and Ethnicity (2003-2010). She has an honorary doctorate from the University of Sussex; she received the Mahbub ul Haq prize for outstanding contributions to services to Human Development 2009; and the Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought, from Tufts in 2013. Her prime recent research interests are horizontal inequalities and human development. Among many publications, she is the leading author of Horizontal Inequalities and Conflict: Understanding Group Violence in Multiethnic Societies.

Kitty Stewart

Kitty Stewart is Associate Professor of Social Policy at the London School of Economics, and Associate Director of LSE’s Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion. She has a PhD in Economics from the European University Institute in Florence. Her current research focuses on the causes and consequences of child poverty, particularly in the UK; and more generally on the relationship between financial resources and wider outcomes. Recent publications include Does money affect children’s outcomes? A systematic review (with Kerris Cooper, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2013); and Social Policy in a Cold Climate: Policies and Their Consequences Since the Crisis (co-edited with Ruth Lupton, Tania Burchardt, John Hills and Polly Vizard, Policy Press, 2016).

Anthony Thirlwall

Tony Thirlwall is Professor of Applied Economics at the University of Kent, Canterbury, UK. He has taught there, on and off, for fifty years. He has written several books in the field of development economics, and also on other subjects, including an intellectual biography of Nicholas Kaldor published in 1987. He is also Lord Kaldor's literary executor. His most recent book is Essays on Keynesian and Kaldorian Economics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).

 

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Utolsó frissítés: 2018.11.30.