DO YOU KNOW HOW TO MAKE MONEY, Mr. Lewerenz?

In 1991 I joined the EU Commission PHARE Programme as so-called national (= German) expert. One year leater, from February 1992 on (until mid-1993), the Commission (because of my commercial banking and monetary affairs professional back-ground and on the basis of an un-specified Estonian help request) commissioned me to advise the Central Bank of Estonia (Eesti Pank).…

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INTRODUCTORY NOTES FOR THE THE MAPS COLLECTION FROM THE MELLIN ATLAS, END OF 18TH CENTURY

INTRODUCTORY NOTES FOR THE THE MAPS COLLECTION FROM THE MELLIN ATLAS, END OF 18TH CENTURY

Count Mellin, the author of this work, was one of the members of „Livländische Gemeinnützige und Ökonomische Sozietät“ (working translation: Livonian Common Weal and Economic Society; an official English language version of the denomination does not exist), founded 1792 in Riga and transferred at the beginning of 19th century to Doerpt/Dorpat/Tartu/Jurjev, the University town of Livonia, where this institution operated until 1940.…

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