Paalzow Anders

Position: President & Rector, Professor
Unit: Economics Faculty
E-mail anders.paalzow@sseriga.edu

Phone: +371 6701 5801
Cellular phone: +371 2945 8140, +46 70 375 1160
Fax: +371 6783 0249


Education

Doctor of Philosophy (Economics), Department of Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden, 1986-1992

·         Thesis: Public Debt Management

Civilekonom, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden, 1982-1985

·         Major: Accounting and Finance

Visiting Ph.D. student, Department of Economics, University of Rochester, New York, USA, 1988-1989

 

Fellowships

The Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation, (Riksbankens Jubileumsfond), 1994-1996.

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, (Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien), 1988-1989.

 

Employment History

Rector, Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Latvia, 1999-

Dean, Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, 1997-1999.

Research Fellow, the Economics Research Institute, Stockholm, 1997-2000.

·       Research areas: Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomics, Public Finance

Committee Secretary, the Government Commission on Public Debt Management, Ministry of Finance, Sweden, 1995-1997.

Lecturer, Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, 1995-1998.

·       Teaching: Intermediate macroeconomics; Executive education courses. 

Postdoctoral Fellow, the Economic Research Institute, Stockholm, 1992-1997.

·       Research areas: Public Debt, Public Finance, Fiscal Policy, Finance

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, 1992-1998

·       Teaching: Advanced macroeconomics and labour economics; Economic history and economic policy analysis; Economic and financial forecasting; Executive education courses.

·       Administration: Assistant director, the Ph.D. programme in economics; Member of the admissions committee to the Ph.D. programme in economics

Teaching Assistant, Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm, 1985-1988, 1990-1991

·       Teaching: Intermediate microeconomics; Intermediate macroeconomics.

Research Assistant, the Economics Research Institute, Stockholm, 1985-1988

·       Research: Fiscal policy

 

Academic Community Involvement

Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies (BICEPS), Riga, Acting Director, 2016-

Norway Grants, EU-policies impact to the higher education and research systems in Latvia and Norway, 2015-.

BestAgers Lighthouses, EU-funded Baltic Sea Region Programme, member of the Advisory Council, 2013-2014.

ENTREINT (Entrepreneurship Interaction), , EU-funded Baltic Sea Region Programme, member of the Steering Committee, 2012-2013

CREAENT (Creative Entrepreneurship Training Network), EU-funded Central Baltic Interreg IVA programme, member of the Steering Committee, 2009-2012.

BestAgers, EU-funded Baltic Sea Region Programme, member of the Steering Committee, 2009- 2012.

Baltic Journal of Economics, Riga, Editor, 2008-

Connect Latvija, Chairman of the Board, 2006-

Tallinn School of Economics and Business Administration, Tallinn Technical University, Tallinn, Estonia, Member of the Advisory Board, 2006-2009.

European Financial Certification Organisation (eficert), Cologne, Germany, Member of the Board, 2005-

The Per Hiller Memorial Foundation, Stockholm, Co-founder, Member of the Board, 2005-

Centre for Economic Research & Graduate Education – Economic Institute(CERGE-EI), Prague, Czech Republic, Evaluation of research projects, 2003.

StockholmSchool of Economics in St Petersburg, Russia, Examiner of Diploma projects in the MBA-programme, 2003.

Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies (BICEPS), Riga, Chairman of the Board, 2003-

Connect Latvija, Founder and Member of the Board, 2002-

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Sweden/The European Commission, Assessor of applications for positions within the European Union, 1995.

Uppsala University, Sweden, Faculty opponent, thesis for the Licentiate Degree, 1995. 

The Swedish Economic Association, Secretary, 1993-1998.

Peer-reviewed academic journals, referee.

 

Selected Publications (2006-)

Krumina, M. and A. Paalzow, (2015), “Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2012/2013 Latvia Report”, the TeliaSonera Institute at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, ISBN: 978-9934-8097-6-7. 

Paalzow, A., (2015), “Latvian Lessons: Here is how Riga overcame its own economic crisis – and what that says about Greece”, Snapshot, Foreign Affairs, July.

Ljungdahl. G., and A. Paalzow (2014), “Jacob och Riga-skolan”, in C. Uggla (ed), ”Till minne av Jacob Palmstierna: en antologi”, Ekerlids Förlag, ISBN 978 9187-3913-7-8

Krumina, M. and A. Paalzow, (2014), “Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2013/2014 Latvia Report”, the TeliaSonera Institute at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, ISBN: 978-9934-8097-4-3. 

Paalzow, A., (2013), Book Review: “On Baltic Slovenia and Adriatic Lithuania. A qualitative comparative analysis of patterns in post-communist transformation”, by Zenonas Norkus. Baltic Journal of Economics, vol. 13, no. 2, Autumn 2013. ISSN 1-406-099X.

Krumina, M. and A. Paalzow, (2013), “Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2012/2013 Latvia Report”, the TeliaSonera Institute at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, ISBN: 978-9934-8097-3-6. 

Avots, K, R. Strenga, and A. Paalzow, (2013), “Public venture capital in Latvia”, Baltic Journal of Economics, vol. 13, no. 1, Spring 2013. ISSN 1-406-099X.

Pradel i Miquel, M., A. Paalzow, and H. Martin-Brelot, (2013), “Policies for Small and Large Cities”, in S. Musterd and Z. Kovács(eds.), “Place-making and Policies for Competitive Cities”, Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN: 978-0-470-67503-8

Krumina, M. and A. Paalzow, (2012), “Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2011 Latvia Report”, the TeliaSonera Institute at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, ISBN: 978-9934-8097-2-9. 

Cunska, Z., K. Kettels, A. Paalzow, and A. Vanags, (2012), ”Latvia Competitiveness Report”, Stockholm School of Economics in Riga and the State Chancellery of the Republic of Latvia.

Rastrigina, O., M. Krumina, A. Paalzow, A Sauka, T. Putnins, and V. Jascisens, (2011), ”Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2010 Latvia Report”, the TeliaSonera Insitute at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga. ISBN: 978-0094-842-53-0.

Mathson, P. and A. Paalzow (editors), (2011), “Towards a New Normal: Smarter ICT Solutions for Enterprises – Challenges and Opportunities”, TeliaSonera Institute Discussion Paper, No. 13. ISBN 978-9984-842-42-4.

Dombrovsky, V., A. Paalzow, O. Rastrigina, (2010), “Latvia: Panel Study of Entrepre­neurial Dynamics Overview”, in “New Business Creation”, P.D. Reynolds and R.T. Cur­tin, Editors, Springer, New York. ISBN: 978-14-41975-35-5.

Paalzow, A. et al., (2010), “Policies and Strategies in Riga: How to Enhance the City’s Competitiveness”, ACRE 10:9, AMIDSt, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. ISBN: 978-94-90312-33-6.

Paalzow, A., (2010), Book Review: “Born into a Dream: Eurofaculty and the Council of the Baltic States”, by Gustav Kristensen, Baltic Journal of Economics, Autumn, vol. 10, no. 2. ISSN: 1406-099X.

Vanags, A., O. Stasevska, and A. Paalzow, (2010), “Venture Capital in Latvia Re­visited”, TeliaSonera Institute Discussion Papers, No. 9. ISBN: 978-9984-842-26-4.

Paalzow, A. et al., (2009), “Riga as a Creative Knowledge City: The Views of High-Skilled Employees, Managers and Transnational Migrants”, ACRE 8:9, AMIDSt, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. ISBN: 978-94-90312-19-0.

Paalzow, A., (2009), Book review: “EU Labor Markets after Post-Accession Migration”, Editors N. Kahanec and K.F. Zimmerman, Baltic Journal of Economics, Autumn, vol. 9, no. 2. ISSN: 1406-099X.

Paalzow, A. et al., (2009), “The Attractiveness of the Riga Metropolitan Region for Creative Knowledge Workers: The View of Transnational Migrants”, ACRE 7:9, AMIDSt, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. ISBN: 978-90-75246-97-1.

Paalzow, A., (2008), “Challenges Facing the Higher Education in the Baltic Countries”, Baltic Rim Economies Review, no. 4. ISSN: 1459-9759.

Paalzow, A. et al., (2008), “The Attractiveness of the Metropolitan Region for Creative Knowledge Workers in Riga: The Manager’s View”, ACRE 6:9, AMIDSt, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. ISBN: 978-90-75246-94-0.

Indriksone, I., A. Paalzow, et al., (2008), ”Renewable Energy: Is there a Latvian Master Plan?”, SSE Riga/BICEPS Occasional Papers, No. 5. ISSN: 1691-3620.

Paalzow, A. et al., (2008), “Riga: A Place for Creative People? Understanding the Attractiveness of the Metropolitan Region for the Creative Knowledge Workers”, ACRE 5:9, AMIDSt, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. ISBN: 978-90-75246-76-6.

Paalzow, A. and A. Vanags, (2007), “Competition in the Latvian and Baltic Grocery Retail Markets”, SSE Riga/BICEPS Occasional Papers, No. 3. ISSN: 1691-3620.

Paalzow, A. et al., (2007), “Riga: From a Hanseatic City to a Modern Metropolis: Pathways to Creative and Knowledge-Based Regions”, ACRE 2:9, AMIDSt, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. ISBN: 978-90-75246-61-2.

Paalzow, A., (2006), “Barriers to Regional Development in the New Member States: The Latvian Experience”, in “Regional Development and Spatial Planning in an Enlarged European Union”, N. Adams, J. Alden and N. Harris, Editors, Ashgate, Aldershot, UK. ISBN: 978-0-7546-4714-0.

Adams, N., S. Ezmale and A. Paalzow, (2006), “Towards Balanced Development in Latvia: The Experience of the Latgale Region”, in “Regional Development and Spatial Planning in an Enlarged European Union”, N. Adams, J. Alden and N. Harris, Editors, Ashgate, Aldershot, UK. ISBN: 978-0-7546-4714-0.

 

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