SSE Riga/BICEPS Occasional Paper No. 92013 19-12
New SSE Riga /BICEPS Occasional Paper "Post-crisis "Success" Stories? Economic Outcomes and Social Progress in Iceland and Latvia", by Hilmar Þór Hilmarsson (University of Akureyri & Stockholm School of Economics in Riga) can be downloaded here
FREE Policy Brief2013 04-11
"Entrepreneurship in Latvia and Other Baltic States: Results from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor" an article by Marija Krumina in the FREE Policy Brief Series http://freepolicybriefs.org/2013/11/04/entrepreneurship-in-latvia-and-other-baltic-states-results-from-the-global-entrepreneurship-monitor/
2013 EUROMOD research workshop & project meeting2013 04-10
On October 3, Alf Vanags and Anna Zasova presented preliminary results on estimation of distributional impact of EU structural funds in Latvia at the 2013 EUROMOD project meeting, which took place in Lisbon. Download the presentation (pdf).
Annual meeting of SITE network sister institutes2013 04-10
On September 28, Konstantin Sonin (Higher School of Economics, CEFIR) presented the paper "Structural or Cyclical? Unemployment in Latvia Since the 2008-09 Financial Crisis" at the annual meeting of SITE family research centres, which took place in Sigtuna (Sweden) this year. Download the presentation (pdf).
New EUROMOD working paper "Baseline results from the EU27 EUROMOD (2009-2012)", summarising results from the latest version of the model for all EU-27 countries, is available here
Country report on the Latvian EUROMOD model is also available for download
Baltic Journal of Economics Spring 20132013 16-07
New issue of the BJE Spring 2013 is available and can be downloaded here
Baltic Development Forum: State of the Region Report 20132013 31-05
Alf Vanags contributed a section entitled Latvia’s exports: the real ‘success story’ to the 2013 State of the Region Report. His paper can be downloaded here. The full Report can be downloaded at: www.bsr2013.eu/wp-content/uploads/BDF_SotRR_2013_web.pdf
BICEPS invites students of economics to apply for summer internship2013 31-05
BICEPS offers a limited number of summer internships for students of economics. The internships are normally for two months. The work involves assistance with on-going projects at BICEPS and usually comprises data gathering and data processing and sometimes also some analysis. In some cases the internships result in a more permanent relationship. The internships normally carry a stipend. Those interested should apply with CV and a short (less than 1 page) motivation letter to Alf Vanags at firstname.lastname@example.org
SSE Riga/BICEPS working paper series2013 28-05
Latvia Competitiveness Report2013 21-05
The English language version of the Latvia Competitiveness Report is now available.
Presentation: Structural or cyclical? Unemployment in Latvia since 2008-09 Financial Crisis2013 19-02
The Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (SSE Riga), Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies (BICEPS), and Faculty of Economics and Management of the University of Latvia invite you and members of your organization to a presentation "Structural or cyclical? Unemployment in Latvia since 2008-09 Financial Crisis“.The Presentation will discuss recent Latvian research that provides a different view on the nature of Latvian unemployment and suggests that there is little evidence for the dominance of structural unemployment. Please see detailed information and sign up for the presentation here
FREE Policy Brief2013 01-01
"The Latvian Unemployment is Cyclical" an article by Alf Vanags and Anna Zasova (BICEPS), Konstantin Sonin and Daria Anosova (CEFIR, NES) in the FREE Policy Brief Series: http://freepolicybriefs.org/2012/12/10/the-latvian-unemployment-is-cyclical/