Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center

Workshop Series ”Managing Financial Crisis: Lessons from Finland, Sweden, and Latvia”

In 2015 Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center (BEROC) organized a series of workshops for the National Bank management.

Experts from Finland (Seppo Honkapohja, Member of the Board, Bank of Finland and Iikka Korhonen, Head of BOFIT), Sweden (Lars Nyberg, former Deputy Manager and Göran Lind, Member of the Board, Bank of Sweden), and Latvia (Uldis Rutkaste, Head of Monetary Policy Department, Juris Kravalis, Head of International Relations and Communication Department, Bank of Latvia, Liga Klavina) shared their experience in managing financial deregulation and dealing with banking crises.

Presentations:

Managing Financial Deregulation: Lessons from Finland, with Comparisons to Other Nordic Countries 
Seppo Honkapohja

Lessons from Sweden
Lars Nyberg

How to Deal with a Banking Crisis 
Göran Lind

Lessons from Latvia's Internal Adjustment Strategy
Uldis Rutkaste

The workshops were organized in cooperation with the Training Center of the National Bank, with the support of Embassy Subdivision of the Finland Republic, Embassy of the Kingdom of Sweden, and Embassy of the Republic of Latvia.