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About Macroeconomics.lv

Macroeconomics.lv is an economic analysis website created and maintained by Latvijas Banka for the use of researchers, lecturers, students, experts of public institutions, bank analysts, corporate managers and other observers of economic processes.

Latvijas Banka conducts broad macroeconomic analysis that serves as a basis for its monetary policy decisions and assists economic agents like the Parliament, the Government, businesses etc. in planning of their activities. This work is carried out by professional economists of Latvijas Banka and this website provides an overview of their achievements, highlighting what is most important and topical, including Latvijas Banka's forecasts regarding GDP and inflation.

Makroeconomics.lv is the website where you will be able to find the data on macroeconomic fundamentals, their analysis and working papers as well as read the views of Latvijas Banka economists concerning the developments in both Latvian and global economies. These analytical materials can also be of help to those who are studying economics or have a deeper interest in economic relationships and domestic and global developments.

A brief overview of the sections

  • Analytics – economic analysis in papers, presentations and commentaries to the latest data
  • Forecasts – Latvijas Banka's GDP and inflation forecasts
  • Blogs – Latvijas Banka economists share their observations concerning the macroeconomic developments there and are always happy to engage in a wider exchange of views
  • Economic indicators – latest data on GDP, inflation, unemployment etc.
  • Publications on macroeconomic subjects, the most important being the Macroeconomic Projections Report (formerly known as the Macroeconomic Developments Report)
  • Research – Working papers and discussion materials prepared by Latvijas Banka
  • Events – annual conferences held by Latvijas Banka; Expert Roundtable Discussions
  • For students – information on the Competition of Student Research Papers and on guest lectures at Latvian universities

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