Alf Vanags (1942–2016) memorial lectures is an annual event. If you wish to support Alf’s legacy, join us in continuing his work by contributing financially. For more information see the Donations section.
In 2023, Alf Vanags memorial lecture “Breaking Invisible Barriers: Does Fast Internet Improve Access to Input Markets?” was given by Beata Javorcik, Chief Economist of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), at the 5th Baltic Economic Conference.
Watch Alf Vanags memorial lecture 2021 and the keynote address by Ruben Enikolopov (New Economic School), “Tax Evasion of Politically Connected Firms”, at the 2nd conference “Corruption, Tax Evasion and Institutions”.
Watch Alf Vanags memorial lecture by Francis Kramarz (CREST-ENSAE), “Firm-to-Firm Trade: Imports, Exports, and the Labor Market” at the Baltic Economic Conference 2019 that took place at SSE Riga on June 10-11.
Watch Alf Vanags memorial lecture “Self-interest Against Climate Change” by John Broome (Oxford University) that took place on May 17 at 13:00 in Soros Amphitheatre, SSE Riga. Introduction by Charles Okeahalam (Co-founder AGH Group).
Watch Alf Vanags memorial lecture “Avoiding the Middle Income Trap – industrial policy and state sapacity” by Erik Berglöf (LSE) ar the conference “Corruption, Tax Evasion and Institutions”. SSE Riga, May 12, 2017.
Introduction by Charles Chinedu Okeahalam (AGH Capital)
Alf Vanags memorial lecture “Avoiding the Middle Income Trap – industrial policy and state capacity” by Erik Berglöf (LSE)