Latvian economic development monitoring 2015

Latvian economic development monitoring 2015 is an analytical overview about the government's actual accomplishments in 2015, according to its declaration in the fields of justice, education and science, national security and energy

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Latvian economic development monitoring 2014

The Latvian economic development monitoring is an analytical overview about the government's actual accomplishments in 2014, according to it's
declaration in the fields of justice, education, science, innovation investment, business and EU funds absorption , as well as the increasing of
public confidence.

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The Economists Association 2010 publishes the Latvian economic development monitoring 2013 results

Latvia is solving development and competitiveness problems, but still many of them keep lasting for years.

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The Economists Association 2010 joined the International Economic Association

The Economists Association 2010 is now a member of the International Economic Association (IEA). The IEA was founded in 1950 at the instigation of the Social Sciences Department of UNESCO and unites the leading economists oragnizations from 62 countries.

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In memory of Professor Juris Viksnins

The lectures of the Georgetown University Professor Juris Viksnins have never been boring and pretty often they were even opposed to the traditional teaching methodology.  
Despite the deep encyclopedic knowledge of economic theory, Professor Viksnins used practical examples from different countries experiences in his lectures, speeches and writings.

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The best party programs have Zatler’s Reform Party (Zatlera Reformu partija) and Unity (Vienotîba)

The Economists Association 2010 experts found the best two political parties' election programs offered – Zatler’s Reform Party gained 77 out 100 possible points and the Unity - 73.2 points.
After the programs sustainability and content, these parties are followed by the

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Spidola award in national economy 2012 goes to Roberts Íîlis

This years Spidola award goes to Roberts Íîlis. The winner was awarded for the creation of a competitive education vision and the first success in reforming the sector in the high-educational direction.

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Economists Association 2010 Spring Conference

The major threat to the Latvian economic development is the availability of the labour force and it should become a central issue in the forthcoming National Development Plan – that was the opinion of the Economists Association 2010 members in the discussion with the Minister of Economics Daniel Pavďuts.

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Economists Association 2010 Conference "The financial crisis in Latvia. Analysis. Learning. Recommen

Here is available the Latvian version of Valdis Dombrovskis and Anders Aslund book „How Latvia Came through the Financial Crisis". Unlike the English version of this work, the Latvian version is updated with the author's vision of "post-crisis challenges"

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Spidola award in national economy 2011 goes to Mihails Hazans

Economists Association 2010 this year’s Spidola award went to the Latvian University econometrics Professor Mihails Hazans. The award was given to the winner for important economic researches, in which he used until now in Latvia unused methods to calculate the number of expatriated residents in the last

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The best party programs have Zatler’s Reform Party (Zatlera Reformu partija) and Unity (Vienotîba)

The Economists Association 2010 experts found the best two political parties' election programs offered – Zatler’s Reform Party gained 77 out 100 possible points and the Unity - 73.2 points.
After the programs sustainability and content, these parties are followed by

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Evaluation of state competitiveness and development of sustainable competitiveness monitoring system

The Stockholm School of Economics in Riga has been commissioned by the State Chancellery of Republic of Latvia to implement the project “Evaluation of state competitiveness and development of sustainable competitiveness monitoring system” together with its partners – Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies, Ernst & Young, and experts from the Bank of Latvia.

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Shadow economy index for the Baltic countries 2009 and 2010

This index is writren by Arnis Sauka and Tâlis Putniňđ and should primarily be seen as a tool to promote a discussion on the size and role of the shadow economy and to provide a metric which could be used to measure the degree of success in terms of fighting the shadow economy.

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EA2010 invites to the lecture "2011: A World in Transition”


Economists Association 2010 invites all interested parties to visit the Ghent University Professor Marc de Vos lecture "2011: A World in Transition “on May 18 at 14:30 in Latvian University (Raina Boulevard 19) Great Hall.

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Spidola award ceremony 2010

On the 16 November at the annual Spidola award ceremony the President of the Republic of Latvia Valdis Zatlers presented the Spidola award in national economy to Ziedot.lv head Rűta Dimanta. She received the award for the Project „Food Bank”.

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O.Kehris: IMF does not care about people in Latvia

In an interview to the business news portal BNN the Head of Economists Association 2010 Ojars Kehris criticizes the government’s inability to come up with an economic development plan, reminds about the benefits of the lat devaluation and urges to reduce the bureaucratic apparatus.

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Association members meet the President of Latvia before the World Economic Forum in Davos

During the meeting the members discussed with the President different issues about Latvian economic situation, introduction of euro, national tax policies and other socio-economic priorities, which the President intends to talk about at Davos forum.

"Davos is a great opportunity to build an idea of our country – the foreign media show great interest in Latvia now.