Независимый медиа аналитик, специалист по экономике домашних хозяйств.
На ПРИМУСЕ 25 марта 2020 года в программе «Финансовая грамота» Владимир Баранич, специалист в сфере финансов домашних хозяйств, акын («что вижу – то пою»).
- Жабык мировой экономики. «Закрыто» - на обложке журнала Economist. Левиафан расправляет плечи действиями ФРС, ЕЦБ и других мощных интервенционистов.
- Поведение населения, действия Нацбанка в первой фазе кризиса.
- Отзывные BYN-рублёвые, отзывные валютные, безотзывные BYN-рублёвые и валютные депозиты. Чего ждать в свете динамики ситуации с долларом, евро, фондовыми индексами и производством?
- Увеличится ли интерес беларусов к финансовым инструментам зарубежных фондовых площадок?
- Какие факторы могут повлиять на изменение отношения беларусов к своим деньгам в банках?
March 11, 27, 2020. Another program “B for Belarus” on PRIMUS radio. This time the major theme of the program is “Belarusians and their moneys. BYN-roubel, $-dollar, euro and other kinds of money and their substitutes”. We cover this theme with Vladimir Baranich, a country consultant and media analyst.
- $-dollar as a savior of household savings and means to defend from hostile government.
- Hard currencies and Belarusian rouble in the 1990-ies. Pain of financial illiteracy. Why over 70% of Belarusians still save in $-dollars.
- Inflation and devaluation as means of confiscation.
- Is a national currency an indispensable part of the national sovereignty?
- Hard currency in Belarus today. Where and how can you use it?
- The notion “conditional unit” or “notional unit” as a way to say “US dollar”.
- Why Belarusians are so reluctant about investing in stocks and bonds?
February 27, 2020. Another program “B for Belarus” on PRIMUS radio. This time the major theme of the program is “Holidays in Belarus” We cover this theme with Vladimir Baranich, a country consultant and media analyst.
- Soviet style holidays: February 23, March 8, May 1 and November 7. They are still in the calendar but today they are celebrated differently than in the Soviet Union.
- Sanctity of the holiday Victory Day - May 9.
- Religious holidays and New Year.
- July 6 - Ivan Kupala holiday or searching for fern flower.
February 12, 2020. Another program “B for Belarus” on PRIMUS radio. This time the major theme of the program is “Why do Belarusians cling to the past? Lukashenko as a president of Soviet Belarusians”. We cover this theme with Vladimir Baranich, a country consultant and media analyst.
- Belarus is a big collective farm and A. Lukashenko is the boss of all red directors.
- Brainwashed by education system, propaganda machine and pop culture.
- Typically Belarusian principles, “Maybe this is the way life should be” and “My house is in the outskirts. I know nothing”. How Belarusians cope with new information and its abundance;
- Traditional relations between State and Man: Lukashenko as a shepherd and people as sheep.
- Longing for Big Government to ensure everything from free education, healthcare and job security for life.
- Suspicion and even rejection of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs: the notion of infested fleas
- Poker face as defense from the outside world.
- Marching from the Soviet style marsh. Belarusians realize that it is their swamp. Maybe they will start wishing to live in a decent place – not on a swamp.
January 29, 2020. Another program “B for Belarus” on PRIMUS radio. This time the major theme of the program is “Pensioners and people with disabilities in Belarus”. We cover this theme with Vladimir Baranich, a country consultant and media analyst.
- there are over 600,000 registered people with disabilities in Belarus (about 7% of the population).
- people with disabilities in Belarus as invisible people for the government and the society. Why is it so?
- How a status “a person with disability” is granted.
- There are about 3.3 mln. people in Belarus over 60 years old. 2.7 mln. pensioners. Is Belarus a good place for pensioners and people who need assistance?
- If you young, healthy, wealthy and wise in Belarus it is a good place to live.
- the government argues that people with disabilities have created good conditions for doing sports.
- Employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
January 16, 2020. Another program “B for Belarus” on PRIMUS radio. This time the major theme of the program is “Women in Belarus. Who wears trousers in the Belarusian family?”. We cover this theme with Vladimir Baranich, a country consultant and media analyst.
- status of the Belarusian woman in the family.
- a Belarusian woman as Jack of all trades.
- Women in the conservative chauvinistic culture where Belarusian men tend to ignore the beauty and value of Belarusian women that are around them.
- Foreigners appreciate the beauty and character of Belarusian women more that Belarusians themselves.
- the phenomenon of the holiday “March 8” (international women’s day).
- Is Belarus ready for a woman president?
- Belarusian women as powerful generators of intangible assets for Belarus (Domracheva, Alexiyevich, Azarenko, Sobolenko) and at the same time – stumbling blocks on the way of reforms.