This episode explores Poland’s recent election results and their significance as a turning point in democracy in Poland. Will this election mark the end of an illiberal period in the country? And might it be the start of a progressive wave sweeping across Europe? Listen to hear an analysis of the results and the political implications for both Poland and Europe.
Guest featured in this episode:
Maciej Kisilowski works at the Central European University where he established and directed the executive MBA program. He holds doctorates in law, both from Yale and from Warsaw University, as well as degrees in economics and public policy from Princeton and INSEAD.
His main research focus is on the application of innovation strategy to nonmarket fields, including regulation and public law. Kisikowski has also been involved in projects at the intersection of strategy and governance, such as The Social Contract Incubator in Poland, which he co- founded. He has been and still is regularly consulted by governmental organizations, progressive political parties, businesses and advocacy groups.
Maciej is the author and editor of several books, of which let me mention only one, “Administrategy”[i] – a mix of administration and strategy – has been translated into five languages. Furthermore, he is a regular contributor to Project Syndicate, Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, Politico, Haaretz and the German Verfassungsblog.