Within the framework of the annual FINANCIAL LITACITY WEEK 2021, the BA School of Business and Finance organizes a discussion of experts from the academic field and the financial sector “How to create a culture of financial literacy and influence financial behavior?” The discussion will take place on March 22 from 15:00 – 16:30. The online will be available to anyone interested in the Facebook page of the BA School of Business and Finance on the Zoom platform. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/242215140953056
The BA School of Business and Finance will be represented in this discussion by Rector Līga Peiseniece and Vice-Rector for Research, Infrastructure and Business Development Andris Nātriņš. The discussion is one of the activities of the strategic partnership to define the current challenges of financial literacy of the Latvian population, as well as to inform the public about the efforts of the BA School of Business and Finance in this field and academic expertise to promote financial literacy and digital economy development in Latvia.
Andris Nātriņš, Vice-Rector of the BA School of Business and Finance: “Our school has already been an active participant in the development and implementation of the previous Latvian financial literacy strategy (2014-2020). Now a new stage has begun – the challenges of the digital economy, which is the basis of the content of the new strategic vision for the development of financial literacy in Latvia. The foundations seem to be laid. In the future, our focus will be on improving the financial literacy competencies of every citizen as a part of lifestyle – we will assess public behavior in the field of finance and attitudes towards money matters, as well as promote a culture of financial literacy in our country as a whole. ”
The press conference on the “Latvian People’s Financial Literacy Strategy 2021-2027” is scheduled for March 22 at 11.00. Online will be provided by the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC). Santa Purgaile, Chairman of the FCMC, Mārtiņš Kazāks, Governor of the Bank of Latvia, and Andris Nātriņš, Vice-Rector for Research, Infrastructure and Business Development of the BA School of Business and Finance, will present the “Latvian Financial Literacy Strategy 2021-2027”.