Adam Glapiński

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Adam Glapiński
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Adam Glapiński in May 2016
President of the National Bank of Poland
Assumed office
21 June 2016
PresidentAndrzej Duda
Prime MinisterBeata Szydło
Preceded byMarek Belka
Minister for Construction and Spatial Planning
In office
12 January 1991 – 5 December 1991
PresidentLech Wałęsa
Prime MinisterJan Krzysztof Bielecki
Preceded byAleksander Paszyński
Succeeded byAndrzej Diakonow
Minister for Foreign Economic Cooperation
In office
23 December 1991 – 10 June 1992
PresidentLech Wałęsa
Prime MinisterJan Olszewski
Preceded byDariusz Ledworowski
Succeeded byAndrzej Arendarski
Personal details
Born (1950-04-09) 9 April 1950 (age 69)
Warsaw, People's Republic of Poland
ProfessionEconomist

Adam Glapiński (born 9 April 1950 in Warsaw) is a Polish economist and politician, the current President of the National Bank of Poland, Economics professor, a member of the first term of the Sejm, a member of the fourth term of the Senate and between 2010–16 a member of the Monetary Policy Council. He also served as the Minister for Construction and Spatial Planning and later as the Minister for Foreign Economic Cooperation.

Biography[edit]

He graduated from the Stefan Batory Gymnasium and Lyceum (Warsaw, Poland) in 1968, and then from the Socio-Economic Departament of the Warsaw School of Economics in 1972. In the same year he completed his internship in the Bank of France. He completed his doctorate and then later his habilitation in 2004 at the Warsaw School of Economics. In 2013 he was awarded the title of professor of economic studies.[1]

Since 1974, he worked at his alma mater as a university teacher, and later became a professor, he was also head of the Department of Political Economics and History of Economic Thought at the Warsaw School of Economics. He was also a lecturer at the Polish Academy of Sciences (1978–1983), the Inter-University Centre of Postgraduate Studies in Dubrovnik (1986–1989), University of Colorado at Boulder (1993–1998), United States Business and Industrial Council at the University of Missouri and at the University of Kansas (1996), Institut Superieur de Gestion (1994–2005) and the prof. Edward Lipinski Higher School of Economics and Law in Kielce (2004–2007). In 1988 he received a scholarship from the Société historique et littéraire polonaise in Paris.[2]

In the 80s he was a member of the underground Solidarity movement, during the Martial Law he was the co-chair of the underground Solidarity movement in the Warsaw School of Economics. In 1989 he was one of the founders of the Warsaw branch of the "Democratic Centre" Association.[2] In 1990 he was a co-founder of the Centre Agreement and the Warsaw branch of the Liberal Democratic Congress. He was co-chair of the Centre Agreement during 1991–93. In 1991 he served as the Minister for Construction and Spatial Planning in the government of Jan Krzysztof Bielecki. He was elected to the first term of the Sejm from the list of the Center Civic Alliance and a Centre Agreement candidate. In the Cabinet of Jan Olszewski he served as the Minister for Foreign Economic Cooperation.[3] In 1997 with the support of the Movement for Reconstruction of Poland he was elected as a member of Senate for the Tarnów Voivodeship. He soon left the Movement for Reconstruction of Poland to join the Christian National Union and the Solidarity Electoral Action senate club. In the Senate he was deputy chairman of the National Economic Committee. He was a member of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the European Union and Poland. In 2001 he did not seek re-election.

He was later named as Chairman of the Supervisory Board by the Export Development BankMBank (in 1992), Centralwings (in 2007) and then KGHM Polish Copper (in 2007). Between 2007–08 he was chairman of the board and General Director of Polkomtel.[2]

Between 1993–2001 he directed the Institute of Economics and Political Freedom. He was a member of the committee for the "Poland Now" Award (between 2006–09 and 2009–12). He is currently a member of the International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society (since 2002) and the European Society for the History of Economic Thought (since 2007).[2]

On 5 February 2009 he became one of two (along with Ryszard Bugaj) economic advisors to President Lech Kaczynski (until 15 February 2010). On 16 February 2010 the President announced his decision to appoint him to the Monetary Policy Council for a six-year term.[4]

On 29 February 2016 President Andrzej Duda, at the request of the then President of the NBP Marek Belka, appointed him as a member of the board of the National Bank of Poland.[5][6] He held this position until 9 June 2016.[7] In May 2016 Andrzej Duda nominated him for the position of President of the NBP.[8] On 10 June 2016 the eighth term of the Sejm confirmed him as the new President of the National Bank of Poland.[9] Adam Glapiński assumed office on 21 June 2016 after taking the oath of office.[10]

Other activities[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Adam Glapiński is married.[13]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Transforming Economic Systems: the Case of Poland, Published by Physica-Verlag Heidelberg in Germany and Springer-Verlag in New York, 1991
  • Post-Crisis Economic Policy. Innovation Based Growth, „Journal of Management and Financial Sciences”, Issue 5, 2011
  • Animal Spirits in Economics, „Journal of Management and Financial Sciences”, Issue 11, 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ "prof. Adam Glapiński". kolegia.sgh.waw.pl. Retrieved 18 August 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d prezydent.pl. "Oficjalna strona Prezydenta Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej / Aktualności / Wydarzenia / Adam Glapiński kandydatem Prezydenta RP na Prezesa NBP". www.prezydent.pl. Retrieved 19 August 2016.
  3. ^ "www.premier.gov.pl :: Rząd Jana Olszewskiego". October 17, 2014. Archived from the original on 17 October 2014. Retrieved 2016-08-18.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  4. ^ "Gilowska, Glapiński i Kaźmierczak do RPP | Informacje". Retrieved 18 August 2016.
  5. ^ "Adam Glapiński członkiem zarządu NBP | Z kraju". Retrieved 18 August 2016.
  6. ^ RP, Kancelaria Sejmu. "Internetowy System Aktów Prawnych". isap.sejm.gov.pl. Retrieved 18 August 2016.
  7. ^ RP, Kancelaria Sejmu. "Internetowy System Aktów Prawnych". isap.sejm.gov.pl. Retrieved 18 August 2016.
  8. ^ "Oficjalna strona Prezydenta Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej / Aktualności / Wydarzenia / Adam Glapiński kandydatem Prezydenta RP na Prezesa NBP". May 6, 2016. Archived from the original on 6 May 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-18.
  9. ^ IAR (10 June 2016). "Nowy prezes NBP. Adam Glapiński powołany przez Sejm" (in Polish). Retrieved 18 August 2016.
  10. ^ "Narodowy Bank Polski – Internetowy Serwis Informacyjny". Retrieved 18 August 2016.
  11. ^ Board of Governors European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
  12. ^ Board of Governors World Bank.
  13. ^ "Poseł Adam Glapiński". orka.sejm.gov.pl. Retrieved 18 August 2016.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Marek Belka
President of the National Bank of Poland
2016–
Succeeded by