Latvia social briefing: Main achievements and challenges in Latvian society in 2020 – Institute of Economics
Task of the science is to serve
people.

– Tolstoy –

Science is the captain, and
practice the soldiers.

– Leonardo da Vinci –

Frontiers of science are like the
horizon: the more we approach
it, the more it moves away.

– Boiste –

The fantasy is more important
than knowing.

– Albert Einstein –

Science – it means organized
knowledge.

– Spencer –

Freedom for the science the
same as the air for a living soul.

– Poincaré –

Research area of all sciences is
endless.

– Pascal –

System of science must be
looked at as the system of
nature: all in it is endless and
necessary.

– Cuvier –

Scientific plan without working
hypothesis is a skeleton without
living body.

– Hirschfeld-

The main research subject of
mankind is the human.

– Goethe –

All is important in science.

– Heine –

Books must be results of
sciences, but sciences not results
of books.

– Bacon –

Scientist is not the one, who
gives the right answers, but the
one, who asks the right
questions.

– Claude Lévi-Strauss –

The more we will seek for the
truth outside us, the more we
will move away of it. The more
we will be able to understand
who we are, the more the truth
will assert us in ourselves.

– Antonio Meneghetti –

Before being dictated the nature
needs to be obeyed.

– Bacon –

A true scientist is not one who
has more acquired, but one who
has more understood.

– Leibniz –

Science – to know how the
being acts. To know the action
of the being.

– Antonio Meneghetti –

Science is benefactor of
mankind.

– Berthelot –

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Latvia social briefing: Main achievements and challenges in Latvian society in 2020

Original publication available at the China-CEE Institute website

Introduction

Covid-19 has influenced every sphere of life not only in Latvia but all over the world.
Social life of Latvian inhabitants this year faced plethora of changes due to emergency situation.
Additionally, Latvia still has a problem of aging population and population decrease in general.
This year educational system of Latvia was forced to quickly adapt significant changes and
successfully implemented remote learning for the whole population. At the same time, it was
very important to track people’s opinion about the social and economic situation in the country.
In this social briefing the following main social and socio-economic results of the year in
Latvia will be summarized:

  1. Population statistics trends of year 2020;
  2. Attitude of the population towards Covid-19 news;
  3. Main changes in the sector of education due to Covid-19;
  4. Impact of Covid-19 on elderly population.

Full publication can be found here.

*This article has been made in cooperation with China-CEE institute and is the intellectual property of China-CEE institute