Latvian central bank economist Krista Kalnbērziņa takes a deep dive into gender inequality and its economic consequences in this piece from the central bank's macroeconomics.lv website.
Soon after Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine, LSM brought you a message from Olha, a young woman living in Kyiv as bombs and missiles rained down. Now she tells us how her life has changed in the last twelve months.
Latvian central bank economists Kārlis Vilerts and Matīss Mirošņikovs examine the economic consequences of Russia's warmongering in this new analysis for the central bank's macroeconomics.lv website.
Bank loans represent one of the investment sources ensuring economic development. It is difficult to imagine a situation where the economy can see a dynamic long-term development without lending; therefore, access to loans, especially among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), is of critical importance, writes Latvian central bank economist Andrejs Kurbatskis for Macroeconomics.lv.
A country the size of Latvia isn’t often OVER-represented, but seeing their country’s name one time too many is exactly what raised quite a few of the Rīga International Film Festival (RIGA IFF) delegates’ eyebrows when they opened [influential film industry publication] Screen International at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
As the stars on Freedom Monument glittered in the spring sun, tens of thousands of people marched on from Milda, as the sculpted woman on the monument is affectionately called, to the Ukrainian Embassy in Rīga on Saturday in a show of solidarity with tens of millions facing senseless war in a peace-loving country.
Businesswoman Lubomila Jordanova is Co-Founder and CEO of environmental consultancy PlanA and is Head of Jury at the Rimi Baltic Sustainability Awards. Here she offers her blueprint for companies serious about a sustainable future.
In this opinion piece, Marija Rucevska, chair of the board at TechChill and co-founder at the company Helve, offers her prognosis for future growth based on a digital economy.