In May 2017 the industrial confidence indicator (ICI) monthly decreased by 1.7 pts to +3.4 pts. It is still higher than a year earlier (by 5.0 pts).
In the beginning of 2017 the Polish economy slightly increased. The IRG SGH barometer (BARIRG) amounted to -7.1 pts. It is 1.6 pts up from the October, 2016 figure, and higher than one year earlier by 3.3 pts.
Professor Elżbieta Adamowicz, Director of the Research Institute for Economic Development in the Collegium of Economic Analysis, has been elected for another four-year term of CIRET Council.
Professor Leszek Balcerowicz – the Head of the Department of International Comparative Studies – has been appointed by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroszenko as his representative in the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. The professor has become a member of a special government-presidential group of strategic advisors created to support reforms in Ukraine.
In cooperation with the CIRET/KOF Swiss Economic Institute - Research Institute for Economic Development (RIED) at Warsaw School of Economics (SGH) will organize a two-day Workshop on Economic Cycles and Uncertainty. This workshop will be held in Warsaw on Friday-Saturday, October 9-10, 2015.