Vaiva Seckute specializes in the economic analysis and forecasting for Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania and North Macedonia.
Ms.Seckute has 10 year professional experience in economic analysis
and forecasting working in private sector. Her areas of research
focused on potential growth, economic policy, labor market and
demographics, competitiveness, shadow economy and housing market.
Before joining IHS Markit in 2017, she worked as a senior economist
at Swedbank Macro Research primarily covering Lithuania, as well as
other Western, Central, and Eastern European economies. She
consistently ranked as 10-20 among the most-media-cited experts of
the Lithuanian banking sector. Before starting working as economist
Ms Seckute spent additional three years working as business
journalist in Baltic News Service in Vilnius, Lithuania. Ms Seckute
has a master's degree in financial economics from the ISM
University of Management and Economics in Vilnius, Lithuania. She
speaks Lithuanian and English, and some French, Russian, Polish and