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Hansen Morten

Position: Head of Economics Department. BSc Courses: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Statistics, EU Studies; EMBA Courses: EU Economics / Politics / Law for Managers
Unit: Economics Faculty
E-mail: morten.hansen@sseriga.edu

Phone: (+371) 67015852

Morten Hansen has worked with SSE Riga since 1997. He holds an MSc in Economics from Aarhus University, Denmark. He is a Research Associate at the Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies (www.biceps.org) and his main research interests are in the fields of monetary economics, EU economics, growth and convergence.

Morten Hansen participates in the economic-political debate in Latvia via his blog at www.ir.lv

Major publications during the last five years:

Hansen, Morten and Alf Vanags (2009): Too Few Locally Produced Goods on the Shelves of Latvian Shops: Reality or Myth?, SSE Riga/BICEPS Occasional Paper No. 7.

Hansen,Morten (2009): Latvia: Political, Economic and Financial Integration – and then Disintegration? p. 30 – 34 in “Our 9/11 of Hope. Short Essays on European Democracy since 1989”, ed. Fabrizio Tassinari, DIIS Report 2010:06.

Hansen, Morten and Alf Vanags (2008): Stagflation in Latvia: How Long, How Far, How Deep?, SSE Riga/BICEPS Occasional Paper No. 4. 

Hansen, Morten and Alf Vanags (2007): Inflation in Latvia: causes, prospects and consequences, Research Report, Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies (BICEPS), Riga.

Hansen, Morten (2006): Why it is fair – and why it is unfair – to keep Latvia out of the eurozone, p. 220 – 231 in Muravska and King (eds.) European Union Enlargement of 2004 and Beyond: Responding to the Political, Legal and Socio-Economic Challenges, University of Latvia.

Hansen, Morten (2006): Latvijas izaugsmes potenciā ls: Daži ar cilvēkkapitālu saistīti jautājumi (Latvia’s Growth Potential: Some Observations On Human Capital Formation in Latvia), Averss un Reverss special issue, Bank of Latvia.

Hansen, Morten and Alf Vanags (2006): Inflation in the Baltic states and other EU new member states: Similarities, Differences and Adoption of the Euro? SSE Riga and BICEPS Occasional Paper No 1, Stockholm School of Economics in Riga.

Hansen, Morten and Alf Vanags (2006): Inflation in the Baltic states and other EU new member states: Is there a mystery to unravel? Research Report, Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies (BICEPS), Riga.

Hansen, Morten (2005): The Irish Growth Miracle: Can Latvia Replicate?, Baltic Journal of Economics, Vol. 5, No 2.

Hammermann, Felix, Morten Hansen and Rainer Schweickert (2005): EU enlargement and institutional development, Baltic Economic Trends, 2005, No 3, Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies, Riga, Latvia.

Fokins, Vadims, Morten Hansen, Romans Sidorovs and Nadezda Umpirovica (2005): Economic inequality in the Baltics: regional disparities, Baltic Economic Trends, 2005, No 2, Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies, Riga, Latvia.

Hansen, Morten and Alf Vanags (2005): The Private Sector in Higher Education in the Baltics: Permanent Feature or Transition Phenomenon? 

Hansen, Morten (2005): Success Today, Headache Tomorrow: Economic Growth in Latvia, Baltic Economic Trends, 2005, No 1, Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies, Riga, Latvia.

Hansen, Jorgen Drud and Morten Hansen (2004): Are the Current Account Deficits in the Baltic States Sustainable?, Baltic Journal of Economics. Vol. 4, No 2, pp. 5-24.

Hansen, Jorgen Drud and Morten Hansen (2004): Are the Balance of Payments Deficits in the Baltic Countries Sustainable?, Centre for European Policy Studies, Working document No 207, July 2004.

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