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"The Bank of Latvia XC" comprises research papers by eight authors about the history of the central bank against the background of the changes in the national economy. Historians and economists provide analysis of the history of the Bank of Latvia, its monetary policy, the lats and the Latvian national economy.

CONTENTS

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Ilmārs Rimšēvičs, Governor of the Bank of Latvia
Foreword   (297.09 Kb)

 

Pauls Raudseps
Yearning for Stability   (186.35 Kb)

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Viesturs Pauls Karnups, Dr. oec.
Economic and Financial Developments in Latvia (1920–1940)   (6.89 Mb)
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Construction of Ķegums Hydroelectric Power Station

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Āris Puriņš
The Bank of Latvia (1922–1940)   (5.69 Mb)
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Ferdinands Darginovičs in Charge of the Cashier's Office

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Gatis Krūmiņš, Dr. hist.
Economic and Monetary Developments in Latvia during World War II   (1.86 Mb)

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Gatis Krūmiņš, Dr. hist.
Economic and Monetary Developments in Latvia (1945–1991)   (1.66 Mb)

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Mārtiņš Bitāns, Vilnis Purviņš
The Development of Latvia's Economy (1990–2004)   (5.59 Mb)

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Comparison of Central Bank Statutes and Legislation
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Exchange Rate of the Lats (LVL 1 = LVR 200) and Changes in Population's Purchasing Power
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Laila Rūse
Bank of Latvia in Times of Change (1990–2004)   (6.11 Mb)
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The Premises of Riga Branch of the Bank of Latvia

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Kristīne Ducmane, Dr. hist.
Re-establishment of the Lats   (3.63 Mb)
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Concept of Introducing the National Currency

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Mārtiņš Bitāns
Latvia's Economic Development Following the Accession to the European Union: a Classic Boom-Bust Cycle   (8.22 Mb)

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Interest Rates and Reserve Ratios Set by the Bank of Latvia
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The Views of Economic Policy Makers and Experts on Latvia's Development (2004–2007)
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The Views of Policy Makers about the Need for an Anti-inflation Plan
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Vita Pilsuma, Dr. oec.
The Role and Activities of the Bank of Latvia in European Monetary Integration (2004–2012)   (5.47 Mb)
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The Bank of Latvia Statements of Its Vision, Mission and Values

About the Authors   (113.55 Kb)

Index   (82.18 Kb)

Abbreviations   (88.89 Kb)