Lessons and Challenges in Transition: Seminar, September 22, 2000, Prague
The Czech National Bank and the Office of the Authorised Representative of the Czech Government for the IMF/WBG Annual Meetings, in collaboration with the Czech Economic Society, organised on 22 September 2000 on the occasion of the Annual Meetings a seminar on "Lessons and Challenges in Transition". Five prominent academics - Marek Belka, Lajos Bokros, Evžen Kočenda, Lubomír Mlčoch and Joseph Stiglitz - accepted the invitation to this seminar.
Jan Švejnar presided over the seminar and the subsequent panel discussion.
- Marek Belka, Lessons from Polish Transition (pdf, 65 kB)
- Evžen Kočenda (pdf, 31 kB)
(The presentation is based on Mr. Kočenda`s contribution which has been accepted by the Journal on Comparative Economics. For this reason, only a non-technical summary is given: Macroeconomic Convergence in Transition Countries.)
- Prof. Ing. Lubomír Mlčoch, CSc., Ten Lessons from the Ten Years of the Czech Way (pdf, 137 kB)
- Joseph Stiglitz Presentation (pdf, 81 kB)