Latvia’s Internal Adjustment and Lessons for Europe


Speaker / Author

Ilmars Rimsevics

Governor of the Bank of Latvia

Mr. Ilmars Rimsevics was born on April 30, 1965 in Riga, Latvia. In 1990, he graduated from the Riga Technical University (1983-1990) with a B.A. in economics and international trade relations. From 1988 to 1989, Mr. Rimsevics studied at St. Lawrence University (USA), receiving an honors degree. In 1992 he graduated from Clarkson University, USA (1991-1992), receiving an MBA. Mr. Rimsevics has been deputy chairman of the economics committee of the Popular Front of Latvia (1989-1990) and manager of foreign operations department and head of securities department at the commercial bank Latvijas Zemes Banka (1990-1992). On July 2, 1992, the Supreme Council of the Republic ... Read More