Emerging Europe becomes a media partner of CASE FEZ conference in Warsaw

On April 23 and 24, the Warsaw-based Centre for Social and Economic Research (CASE), in partnership with the Polish Agency of Information and Foreign Investment (PAIiIZ/Invest in Poland) and the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH), organised a conference about free and special economic zones — The Political Economy of Place-Based Policies with a Focus on Special Economic Zones.

Emerging Europe was one of the conference’s media partners and Andrew Wrobel, the portal’s head of content, moderated one of the panels — SEZs around the world: sharing know-how and good practices with Douglas Zhihua Zeng (World Bank), David Kaplan (University of Cape Town), Deborah Porte (SEZ Specialist), Inese Sulzanoka (Head of the Representative Office in Poland, Investment and Development Agency of Latvia) and Harpreet Kaur Jaswal from the University of Delhi.

The aim of the conference was to encourage contribution on this important topic towards informing future policy-makers about better practice in the realm of economic policy and regional development.

Read an interview with Deborah Porte on Emerging Europe.