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July
June
Monday, 25/06/2018

A new examination format for the Strategy course brings students closer to the real corporate world challenges

Last week, Year 2 students finished Strategy, their last course of Year 2. This 100% case-based capstone course of our required curriculum challenges our students to start developing a general management perspective. To add a further hands-on perspective to our classes, a number of experienced alumni and other senior executives from businesses, discussed in the course joined classes as guest speakers.

Monday, 25/06/2018

Publication: Assistant Professor Xavier Landes on the 10 reasons why we tend not to take climate change as seriously as it would require

SSE Riga Assistant Professor Xavier Landes has published a tribune in Satori (Latvian) and Slate (French) on the 10 reasons why we tend not to take climate change as seriously as it would require. Among the reasons, Xavier Landes mentioned denial, feeling that climate change is not the main (or one of the main issues), misconception that climate change will be slow and gradual, and so forth.

Bravo, the Class of 2018!

On June 9th, 100 Bachelor graduates and 25 Executive MBA graduates representing 9 countries – Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, Georgia, Moldova and Sweden – received their SSE Riga diploma.

May
Friday, 18/05/2018

Despite stable economic growth, the shadow economy in Latvia has increased by 1.3 percent

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.