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Prof. Arkadiusz Michał Kowalski is employed as an Associate Professor in the World Economy Research Institute in the Warsaw School of Economics. He received his habilitation degree in Economics in the Collegium of World Economy in 2013 and Ph.D. in the Collegium of Economic Analysis in 2006. His research and academic teaching focus on innovation systems, clusters, international competitiveness, internationalization of firms, and economies in East and South-East Asia. He is an author and co-author of more than 50 publications in these areas, including books, chapters, articles in scientific journals and expert’s reports. He has been engaged into consultancy work with governmental bodies, enterprises, and clusters. Other experiences include visiting scholarships at the University of Macedonia in Thessalonica (1999-2000) and Oxford (2000) (during master studies), University of Southampton (2004-05) and University of Glasgow (2005-06, during Ph.D. studies, and 2016), and University of Coimbra, Portugal (2010), ICN Business School, Nancy, France (2011, 2013, 2015, 2017), University of Richmond, USA (August 2011 – February 2012), INSEEC Business School, Paris & Bordeaux, France (2013), University of Latvia (2014), IAE Lyon University, France (2014, 2015, 2017), and Edinburgh Napier University (2016). He is also a member of the Association of Polish Economists and of the Microeconomics of Competitiveness (MOC) Network, coordinated by the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, Harvard Business School, Boston, USA. He is the Coordinator of the works conducted in the Warsaw School of Economics in the framework of ERASMUS+ project „Assessing and Improving Research Performance at South East Asian Universities (REPESEA”. He is also a Manager of project financed by National Science Center (OPUS11) “The Dynamics and factors of innovation gap between Poland and China - international and regional dimensions”.

Professor Guenter Heiduk has more than 30 years experience in research and academic teaching. In the mid 80. He was involved in creation and development of the East Asian Programme at the Duisburg-Essen University in Germany. He was a visiting professor in Kyoto, Tokyo Keizai University, Wuhan University, Fudan University. His research areas include international trade, foreign direct investment and multinational corporations. His publications concern both Asian and European economies.

Agnieszka McCaleb is a researcher at the East Asian Center and a PhD student of the Doctoral Programme in Management and Economics. She graduated from the Warsaw School of Economics (2001) and University of Warsaw (2005) where she studied sinology. In the years 2005-2009 she worked for a private company Selena Group where she was responsible for marketing of products sold on the Chinese market. Her scientific interests include international expansion of Chinese companies  and Chinese economic policy.

Marta Mackiewicz, PhD, is a researcher at the East Asian Center and a head of the Research & Consulting team at Ecorys Polska. She deals with economic research for 15 years, mostly focusing on competitiveness of economy and regional development. In the years 1999-2006 she worked at the Gdańsk Institute for Market Economics, a leading Polish think-tank. She is an author and co-author of numerous publications, reports and papers for the government, self-government and non-governmental  institutions.