The results of the “Shadow Economy Index for the Baltic Countries”, presented on May 16th by the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (SSE Riga), show that the shadow economy in Latvia has increased despite economic growth in 2017. When expressed as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP), the shadow economy reached 22% in Latvia and 18.2% in Lithuania and Estonia in 2017.
16.maijā publiskotie SSE Riga “Ēnu ekonomikas indeksa Baltijas valstīs” rezultāti liecina, ka ēnu ekonomikas apjoms Latvijā 2017. gadā tomēr ir palielinājies, neskatoties uz ekonomikas augšupeju 2017. gadā. Izteikts procentos no iekšzemes kopprodukta (IKP), ēnu ekonomikas lielums 2017. gadā Latvijā ir 22%, bet Lietuvā un Igaunijā – 18.2%.
FT Executive Education Rankings 2018: SSE Executive Education once again is #1 in the Nordic and Baltic region
On May 14th, 2018, the Financial Times published their annual worldwide ranking of executive education providers. According to the latest worldwide ranking, as part of the SSE group, SSE Riga Executive Education is the number 1 provider in the Nordic and Baltic region, climbing to number 21 globally from position 26 last year.
Professor Bo Rothstein gave his lecture “Making Sense of Corruption” at SSE Riga on May 10th, as part of the Olof Palme lecture series, generously supported by the Swedish Institute, in cooperation with the Embassy of Sweden in Latvia.
SSE Riga is piloting The Boardroom Exercise - this is a new examination format for the Strategy course involving alumni
In June, SSE Riga will be running The Boardroom Exercise for SSE Riga Year 2 BSc students as part of the Strategy course
We were delighted to welcome HRH Crown Princess Victoria and HRH Prince Daniel to SSE Riga!
Wishing you a happy Labor Day and a happy Restoration of Independence Day!
SSE Riga researchers have recently published the first Shadow Economy Index for Moldova and Romania and hopefully this will contribute not only to an informed policy discussion on the issues of the size and scope of the shadow economy, but also to putting the shadow economy and how to fight it higher up on the national economic policy agendas for the benefit of Moldova and Romania.
“Superia” has been awarding a scholarship to the top performing student in Financial Economics course annually since 2007.
Altogether 45 exchange students from 23 universities have arrived at SSE Riga in Spring 2018. The majority of exchange students primarily come from our partner institutions in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Norway, we are also delighted to host students from Hong Kong and Russia.
Dr Arnis Sauka receives an award from the State Revenue Service for advocating against the shadow economy
At the beginning of April, the State Revenue Service published a list of the largest taxpayers of 2017 and, during a special ceremony, presented the annual awards to these taxpayers. SSE Riga Associate Professor Arnis Sauka received an award as the best cooperation partner of the State Revenue Service in 2017.
Last week the Latvian Journalist Association (Latvijas Žurnālistu asociācija) presented the Annual Journalism Excellence Awards at SSE Riga for achievements in 2017 in seven categories.
Video: Lecture by Prof. Henry Alexander Henrysson at SSE Riga - Suitability Assessment in a Society of Distrust
Henry Alexander Henrysson received his PhD from the University of Reading (UK) in 2007. Since 2008, he has taught philosophy at the University of Iceland. Professor delivered a guest lecture to SSE Riga students within the the Ethics and Sustainable Business course.