SSE Riga faculty in the media - November and December 2022
Some links to the SSE Riga resident faculty media exposure from November and December are posted below!
December 21, 2022 (Latvijas Televīzija)
Arnis Sauka participates in a TV show "What's happening in Latvia?" – looking back on the Year 2022 and drafting forecasts for the Year 2023.
November – December, 2022 (TVNET)
Arnis Sauka asks questions to journalists, politicians, and various industry experts in the show "Money Talks". In the latest episode Arnis talks to the President of Latvia Egils Levits about this year's most important decisions.
December 19, 2022 (Latvijas Radio 1)
Zane Vārpiņa talks about social, psychological, and economic factors that might contribute to people's desire to have more children in Latvia. However, the main conclusion is that Latvia's population is moving in the direction of Western countries – families want fewer children.
December 15, 2022 (LV portāls)
Tālis Putniņš and Arnis Sauka determine the Shadow Economy Index for the Baltic countries each Spring for more than a decade. The results of the latest study show that policymakers should review the current approach to reducing the shadow economy in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. As another year draws to a close, here is the summary with the latest data and graphs about the shadow economy in the Baltic countries.
December 13, 2022 (Latvijas Radio 1)
Arnis Sauka participates in a radio show and scrutinizes what work should be done by the new Latvian government.
December 2, 2022 (Ir)
Morten Hansen writes in his blog that there are quite a few signs that inflation will slow reasonably fast.
November 22, 2022 (Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance)
Anete Pajuste with colleagues analyses how the Black Lives Matter protests and simultaneous pressure from stakeholders – investors, consumers, employees, and regulators – brought changes to US corporate boardrooms.
November 16, 2022 (The Guardian)
Zane Vārpiņa reflects on Latvia's aging population and notes that Latvia should be encouraging highly-qualified, hardworking immigrants:
November 16, 2022 (Ir)
Morten Hansen describes the reasons for the record-high inflation and admits that the situation we are in at the moment is unique in many ways.
November 5, 2022 (Ir)
Morten Hansen expresses an opinion that the government will reduce inflation relatively quickly and that the inflation will be significantly lower next year.
November 4, 2022 (Economic and Corporate Governance Center Podcast with Alissa Kole)
Anete Pajuste provides comments about the corporate response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine based on research that empirically investigated more than 600 companies. To what extent was this reaction based on ethical considerations versus compliance prerogatives?
November 2, 2022 (Satori)
Xavier Landes analyzes Putin's challenge to liberal democracy.
November 1, 2022 (Latvijas Radio 1)
Zane Vārpiņa alerts that the population in Latvia continues to decrease and it has been so since 1991 – during the last 30 years, less than half a million inhabitants have emigrated from Latvia, and the number of newborns has decreased by at least half, compared to the end of the 80s.