Mārtiņš Zemītis

Mārtiņš Zemītis is currently a European Semester Officer and economic analyst at the European Commission Representation in Latvia. Having obtained a BA degree in International Relations from Stanford University (USA) and LLM degree (with Honours) in International and EU law from Riga Graduate School of Law (Latvia), he has worked for a number of national institutions, including Latvian Investment and Development Agency, Parliament of Latvia and Ministry of Regional Development and Local Governments, international institutions, including the European Parliament, World Bank Group and World Trade Organization, and diplomatic missions in Latvia and the US.

He has been a Research Assistant at the Hoover Institution (USA) and Research Fellow at the Brasenose College of Oxford University (UK). His intellectual interests span foreign trade and investment, effects of globalization, competitiveness of firms and nations, higher education, research and innovation policy, and multi-annual budgeting.

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