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Alf Vanags memorial lecture 2021

2021 03-06

Watch Alf Vanags memorial lecture 2021 and the keynote address by Ruben Enikolopov, "Tax Evasion of Politically Connected Firms", at the 2nd conference "Corruption, Tax Evasion and Institutions"

Program of the conference "Corruption, Tax Evasion and Institutions" is now available

2021 05-05

2nd conference "Corruption, Tax Evasion and Institutions" will take place on May 27-28, 2021. The conference will be held online. Programme of the conference is now available.  

Paper submission deadline for the 2nd conference "Corruption, Tax Evasion and Institutions"

2021 15-01

We would like to remind you that the deadline for submission of papers to the 2nd conference "Corruption, Tax Evasion and Institutions" is Sunday, January 31. Click here for more information. 

New FREE Policy Brief

2020 11-10

Transition and Beyond: Women on the Labour Market in the Context of Changing Social Norms by Anna Zasova (BICEPS).

2nd conference “Corruption, Tax Evasion and Institutions" postponed to May 27-28, 2021

2020 12-06

The conference was initially planned to take place on October 1-2, 2020. However, due to the current uncertainty related to the Covid-19 pandemics and travel restrictions that may still prevail in autumn, the organizers have made a decision to postpone the conference to May 27-28, 2021. As previously planned, the conference will take place at the SSE Riga. Call for papers is open until January 31, 2021. More information here.

Call for papers for the 2nd conference "Corruption, Tax Evasion and Institutions" is now open

2020 11-02

The conference will take place on 1-2 October, 2020, at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (SSE Riga), following the initial event that took place in May 2017 (see the 2017 conference program here). The conference aims to promote and diffuse high quality economic research on the mechanisms driving corruption and tax evasion, their relationships with institutions and their consequences on economic outcomes. Submit your papers until 14 June. More information

FROGEE policy brief on fertility enhancing policies

2020 29-01
What is the role of government policy in enhancing fertility in Latvia? In a recent FROGEE brief, we show that over the years government spending on these programs closely followed the GDP path (in contrast with Estonia and Lithuania, where it has been much less pro-cyclical), which makes it practically impossible to disentangle the effect of the policies from the effect of the economic cycle. 


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