2/08/2016 | Speakers

Jerzy Hausner


Polish politician and economist, former MP, minister in the cabinets of Leszek Miller and Marek Belka, member of the Monetary Policy Council. From 1994 to 1996 he served as Director-General of the Prime Minister’s Office. He coordinated preparatory work for, and worked to implement, the “Strategy for Poland” – at the time the key government program of economic and social development of the country. In February 1997, in the Government of Prime Minister Wlodzimierz Cimoszewicz, he was appointed Undersecretary of State at the Prime Minister’s Chancery and Government’s Commissioner for Social Security Reform. He served as: Former Minister of Labour and Social Policy (2001–2003), Minister of State Treasury (2004), Minister of Health (2004), Minister of Economy (2003–2005), Deputy Prime Minister (2004).He is also Professor of University of Economics at Kraków. In his research, he is interested in the interaction of economy and politics (political economy, public economy and public administration.) He has authored 231 publications, 48 books, 58 journal articles, and 38 chapters in books. He holds membership in the Polish Economic Association, the Scientific Association of Organization and Management, and the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy.