LFMI naujienos


LFMI Is inviting you to the event-discussion on job creation and business financing in participation with Professor Niels Westergård-Nielsen, Copenhagen Business School

Date: 2014 12 10
Place: Konstitucijos pr. 20A, Vilnius (Swedbank conference room).
Registration: participation is free of charge but registration is required. Seats are limited.
Language: English.


1st part:

14.00-15.00 Prof. Niels Westergård-Nielsen (Copenhagen Business School) presentation: Job creation: who creates the jobs and what determines job creation? 

Professor is going to build his talk on what we know of factors important for job creation in Europe and USA and uses Denmark as an example. First he will talk about the importance of having a high level of new entrepreneurs creating jobs. Second about how to make them to survive and continue creating jobs. One of the important factors is undoubtedly the access to finance.

15.00-15.30 coffee break

2nd part: 

15.30-16.30 Discussion – What are the problems and perspectives of business as a job creator financing. 

Moderator: Lars Ohnemus. Director, Center for Corporate Governance Copenhagen Business School


· Audrius Zabotka. Director General, INVEGA

· Nerijus Mačiulis. Chief economists, Swedbank

· Saulius Malinauskas. Head of Market operations, Nasdaq OMX Vilnius

· Šarūnas Šiugžda. Board member of Lithuanian Private Equity and Venture Capital association; managing partner, LitCapital

· Gintautas Savarauskas. Head of Local Corporate Desk, Nordea

· Mindaugas Pranskevičius. CEO, Baltnetos komunikacijos.

Prof. Niels Westergård-Nielsen is an outstanding scholar with wide experience from Copenhagen Business School and Stanford and holds MSc (Econ), Aarhus University, 1975, PhD (lic.polit), University of Copenhagen, 1982. Employed as associate professor at Aarhus School of Business Jan 1984, Professor Sept. 1989 - May 2013. Visiting scholar at University of Wisconsin 1979-80, University of Chicago, 1983, NBER, Harvard University, 1997, Curtrin University, Perth, 1998, RSF-scholar, Russell Sage Foundation, New York, 2007-2008. Director of Center for Labour and Social Studies (Grundforskningscenter), Aarhus University, 1992-2000, Director Center for Corporate Performance, Aarhus School of Business, 2001-2013. Consulting for the OECD, 1986, 1993-97 and for the World Bank 1994-97 (Zambia) and 2003 (Namibia).

Niels Westergård-Nielsen has been member of several Danish Government Commissions on the labour Market and on Greenland, Chaired the Commission on Apprentices, 1993. The most recent commission was the wage commission. He has authored various textbooks on the Danish Labour Market, authored scientific books and articles in leading journals on issues on skills and education, wages, health factors, HR, satisfaction, data issues and productivity. Has served as chairman of several research and evaluation committees: (evaluation of Uppsala University, Norwegian Research Council, EU-projects) and taken part in several large international research projects.

registration and more info: Gerda@lfmi.lt