“I would like to thank my friend who always stands in solidarity with me, President Václav Havel, for his invitation to this important meeting.”
Oswaldo Paya Sardinas, Dissident, Cuba, 2007
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Jan Švejnar

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Director, Center on Global Economic Governance, Columbia University

USA/Czech Republic

Founder and Chairman of the Executive and Supervisory Committee of CERGE-EI, he was runner-up in the 2008 Czech presidential election. Dr. Švejnar is Director of the Center on Global Economic Governance and Professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Prior to this he was the Director of the International Policy Center at the University of Michigan, where he was also a Professor of Business, Economics and Public Policy. He served as Economic Advisor to President Vaclav Havel as well as the Founding Director of the Economics Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (1992–1999). He has a Ph.D. from Princeton University.
 

2008

Supported by

National Endowment for Democracy

 

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