BEC 2022 – Kaunas

4th Baltic Economic Conference

The 4th Baltic Economic Conference took place on June 27 –28, 2022 at Kaunas University of Technology in Lithuania. The Baltic Economic Conference was organized by the Baltic Economic Association and jointly hosted by the Bank of Lithuania and Kaunas University of Technology. 

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Keynote speaker: Kaivan Munshi (Yale University)

Kaivan Munshi is currently a Professor of Economics at Yale University, a Faculty Affiliate of the Yale Economic Growth Center, and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is leading expert in development economics with specific focus on the role of social institutions and their interaction with economic activity during the phase of economic development. His research has been cited more than 8000 times according to Google Scholar.

Best PhD Paper Award

The EUR 500 prize for the best paper presented by a PhD student was awarded to Triinu Tapver (TalTech School of Business and Governance, Estonia) for the paper “Luck and Skill in the Performance of Global Equity Funds in Central and Eastern Europe“.

Conference Venue and Mode

Location: Kaunas University of Technology, Santaka Valley (K. Baršausko st. 59, Kaunas, Lithuania)