Selected Faculty Publications
SSE Riga faculty regularly publish academic papers, reports and books. Faculty members also actively participate in various research projects and are keen to share ideas and results via working papers.
Here you can find a shortlist of recent faculty papers at a glance (faculty by alphabetical order).
Banziņa Elīna (Department of Languages)
Banzina, E. (2015). Consonant lengthening for persuasiveness and power in L1 and L2 English. Manuscript submitted for publication.
Banzina, E., Dilley, L.C., & Hewitt, L.E. (in press). The role of secondary-stressed and unstressed-unreduced syllables in word recognition: Acoustic and perceptual studies with Russian learners of English. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research.
Banzina, E., Hewitt, L.E., & Dilley, L.C. (2014). Using synchronous speech to facilitate acquisition of English rhythm. EuroAmerican Journal of Applied Linguistics and Languages, 1(1).
Dilley, L., Morrill, T., & Banzina, E. (2013). New tests of the distal speech rate effect: Examining cross-linguistic generalization. Frontiers in Psychology, 4:1002. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2013.01002
Banzina, E., & Dilley, L.C. (2010). Context speech rate and duration as cues to native and non-native perception of casually-spoken words in Russian. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Speech Prosody, Chicago, IL.
Vinke, L., Dilley, L., Banzina, E., & Henry, M. (2009). Lexical perception and segmentation of words beginning with reduced vowels: A role for timing cues. Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 14, 132.
Dombrovsky Vyacheslav (Department of Economics)
Dombrovsky, V., K. A. Kholodilin and B. Siliverstovs, (2011): Using Personal Car Register for Measuring Economic Inequality in Countries with a Large Share of Shadow Economy: Evidence for Latvia, Working Paper Series.
Dombrovsky, V., (2011): Do Political Connections Matter? Firm-Level Evidence from Latvia, Working Paper Series.
Dombrovsky, V., (2010): Campaign Contributions and Firm Performance: The 'Latvian Way', Working Paper Series.
Dombrovsky, V., (2009): Is Anything Wrong with Higher Education in Latvia?, Baltic Journal of Economics, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 5-24, 2009
Dombrovsky, V., (2006): What Kept the Russian Federation Intact? Testing the Internal Exit Model of Buchanan and Faith, Empirical Public Economics, Ott, Attiat F., Cebula, Richard, eds., Edward Elgar.
Dombrovsky, V., F. Welter, (2006): The Role of Personal and Family Background in Making Entrepreneurs in a Post-Socialist Environment, Working Paper Series.
Goddard Christopher (Department of Business and Management)
Goddard, C., “Learning to fly: the prospects for legal linguistics in the academic curriculum... and beyond” (to be published)
Goddard, C., “Didactic aspects of legal English: dynamics of course preparation” ESP Across Cultures 3, 2010, Maurizio Gotti and Christopher Williams (eds) Edipuglia srl, via Dalmazia 22/b - I-70127 Bari-S.Spirito
Goddard, C., “Fishing with new nets in familiar waters: a legal linguistic foray into comparative law, legal culture, and legal ideology” (to be published in "The Lapland Law Review")
Goddard, C., “Legal Linguistics as an Academic and Professional Discipline: Identifying Clients, Customers, Stakeholders” in Heine, Carmen / Engberg, Jan (eds.): Reconceptualizing LSP. Online proceedings of the XVII European LSP Symposium 2009. Aarhus 2010 - ISBN: 9788778824745 (online)
Goddard, C., "Legal Linguists: Like Ghosts and True Lovers?" Paper delivered at CERLIS conference, University of Bergamo 18-20 June 2009, (publisher: Peter Lang)
Goddard, C., "A Professional Master’s Programme in Legal Linguistics: A Model for Translators and Lawyers?" in Sočanac et al. (eds) Curriculum, Multilingualism and the Law. Zagreb : Nakladni zavod Globus, 2009, 149-174.
Goddard, C., “Where legal cultures meet: translating confrontation into coexistence" in Investigationes Linguisticae Vol XVII 2009 Adam Mickiewicz University (pp 168-205)
Goddard, C., “Comparative Legal Linguistics” (translated from French) with Heikki Mattila (2006, Ashgate)
Hansen Morten (Department of Economics)
Hansen, Morten (2010): The Harder They Come, the Harder They Fall? Friederich-Ebert Stiftung.
Hansen, Morten and Alf Vanags (2008): Stagflation in Latvia: How Long, How Far, How Deep?, Baltic Journal of Economics, Vol. 8, No 1, pp. 5 – 29.
Hansen, Morten and Alf Vanags (2007): Inflation in Latvia: causes, prospects and consequences, Research Report, Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies (BICEPS), Riga.
Hansen, Morten (2005): The Irish Growth Miracle: Can Latvia Replicate?, Baltic Journal of Economics, Vol. 5, No 2.
Kaša Rita (Department of Business and Management)
2010 Kaša, Rita & Ait Si Mhamed, A., “Comparing tertiary graduates with and without student loans in Latvia,” Baltic Journal of Economics, 10(2), 49 – 62.
2009 Kaša, Rita, (Radošās) domāšanas prasmes Latvijas skolās [Skills of (Creative) Thinking at Schools in Latvia]. Rīga: Iespējamā misija & Radošuma pils.
2008 Kaša, Rita, “Aspects of fiscal federalism in higher education cost-sharing in Latvia,” Peabody Journal of Education, 83(1), 86 -100.
2008 Kaša, Rita and Ėešāne, Iveta, “Learning to Welcome: Integration of Immigrants in Latvia. ” In Dace Akule (Ed.), Learning to Welcome: Integration of Immigrants in Latvia and Poland (pp. 37 – 77). Riga: Center for Public Policy Providus.
2008 Kaša, Rita, “The reverse gender gap in Latvian higher education: New issues in human capital formation.” In Yoshiko Nozaki and Rachel Fix (Eds.), Gender equality and higher education in the Asia-Pacific and beyond: Comparative and historical perspectives (pp. 58 – 66). Buffalo, NY: State University of New York at Buffalo Graduate School of Education Press.
2008 Kaša, Rita, “Augstākās izglītības pieejamība Latvijā: Valsts un pašvaldību loma studentu finansēšanā” [Higher education accessibility in Latvia: The role of govenment and municipalities in funding students]. In Žaneta Ozolina un Inga Ulnicāne – Ozolina (Eds.), Latvija 2020: Nākotnes izaicinājumi sabiedrībai un valstij [Latvia 2020: Future challenges for society and the state] (pp. 83 – 100). Rīga: LU Akadēmiskais apgāds.
2008 Kaša, Rita, “Quantitative and qualitative research design: Beyond dichotomy”. Comparative Minds, Critical Visions: Working Paper Series at the Center for Comparative and Global Studies in Education at SUNY Buffalo, 2, 25-29.
2007 Kaša, Rita and Yoshiko Nozaki, “Re-imagining Latvia as a multicultural nation.” Comparative Minds, Critical Visions: Working Paper Series at the Center for Comparative and Global Studies in Education at SUNY Buffalo, 1, 36 - 40.
2008 Kaša, Rita, Demand and potential for institutionalizing interdisciplinary design education program in Latvia. Riga: Stockholm School of Economics in Riga & Jaunrīgas Attīstības Uzņēmums.
2008 Kaša, Rita, Aija Lulle, “Pirmsskolas izglītības politika Latvijā un Eiropā” [Preschool education in Latvia and Europe]. Āboltiņa, I. et al, “Pirmsskola kā stiprs pamats sabiedrības attīstībai” [Preschool as a Strong Base for Development in Society] (14. – 85. lpp). Rīga: Valsts Prezidenta kanceleja, Stratēģiskās analīzes komisija.
Ķīlis Roberts (Department of Business and Management)
R.Kilis, How do intellectually offstream metaphors capture the essence of Post... Societies? Daina Teters (ed.) Metamorphoses of the World: Traces, Shadows, Reflections, Echoes, and Metaphors. Metamind: Riga, 2010.
R.Kilis (red.)Augstākās izglītības finansējuma un pārvaldības modeļi. Stratēģiskās analīzes komisija, Rīga, 2011 (Financial and governance models for Higher education in Latvia, Strategic analysis commission, in Latvian).
R.Kilis (red.) Kultūras patēriņs Latvijā 2010.gadā. Pētījuma rezultātu analīze, Stratēģiskās analīzes komisija, Rīga, 2011 (Cultural consumption in Latvia in 2010: Research results, in Latvian).
R.Kilis ( editor in chief) Long term development strategy Latvia 2030, Rīga. Ministry of Regional development 2010. www.latvija2030.lv (Latvian, English) Approved by Saeima (Latvia’s Parliament) on June 10, 2010.
R,Kilis (red.) Veselības aprūpes sistēmas reformas iespējamie risinājumi: ekonomiski adekvāti, iedzīvotājiem pieņemami, Stratēģiskās analīzes komisija, Rīga, 2011 (Reform options in health care: economically sound and socially acceptable, Strategic analysis commissio - in Latvian).
Anders Paalzow, Arnis Sauka, Diana Pauna, Roberts Kilis and Vjacheslav Dombrovsky (2010) Policies and strategies in Riga. How to enhance the city’s competitiveness. ACRE report WP10.9. Amsterdam: AISSR.
Anders Paalzow, Arnis Sauka, Diana Pauna, Roberts Kilis and Vjacheslav Dombrovsky (2009) The attractiveness of the Riga metropolitan region for creative knowledge workers. The view of transnational migrants. ACRE report WP7.9. Amsterdam: AMIDSt.
R.Kilis (2007), The Case of Latvia. Cultural Dimension to the EU's External Policies - from Policy Statements to Practice and Potential' by Rod Fisher, Boekmanstudies. Amsterdam.
Paalzow Anders (Department of Economics)
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.
Krumina, M. and A. Paalzow, (2012), “Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2011 Latvia Report”, the TeliaSonera Institute at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga,
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Vanags, A., O. Stasevska, and A. Paalzow, (2010),“Venture Capital in Latvia Revisited”, TeliaSonera Institute Discussion Papers, No. 9.
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.
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.
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.
Paalzow, A., (2008), “Challenges Facing the Higher Education in the Baltic Countries”, Baltic Rim Economies Review, no. 4.
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.
Indriksone, I., A. Paalzow, et al., (2008), “Renewable Energy: Is there a Latvian Master Plan?”, SSE Riga/BICEPS Occasional Papers, No. 5.
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.
Paalzow, A. and A. Vanags, (2007), “Competition in the Latvian and Baltic Grocery Retail Markets”, SSE Riga/BICEPS Occasional Papers, No. 3.
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.
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.
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.
Pajuste Anete (Department of Economics)
"The long-term valuation effects of voluntary dual class share unifications" (with Beni Lauterbach), 2015, Journal of Corporate Finance 31, pp. 171-185.
“Private benefits of control and dual-class share unifications” (with Benjamin Maury), 2011, Managerial and Decision Economics 32, pp.355-369.
“Do Good Governance Provisions Shelter Investors from Contagion? Evidence from the Russian Crisis”, 2007,Economics of Transition 15(4), pp.807-824.
“What Do Firms Disclose and Why? Enforcing Corporate Governance and Transparency in Central and Eastern Europe” (with Erik Berglöf), 2005, Oxford Review of Economic Policy 21(2), pp. 178-197.
“Multiple Large Shareholders and Firm Value”(with Benjamin Maury), Journal of Banking and Finance 29 (2005), pp. 1813-1834.
“Emerging Owners, Eclipsing Markets? Corporate Governance in Transition”(with Erik Berglöf), 2003, in “Corporate Governance and Capital Flows in a Global Economy” edited by P.K. Cornelius and B. Kogut (Oxford University Press).
“Firm Performance and Ownership in Latvia”,Baltic Economic Trends, 2003.
“Controlling Shareholders, Agency Problems, and Dividend Policy in Finland”(with Benjamin Maury), Finnish Journal of Business Economics, 1/2002.
“Risk Factors and Predictability of Stock Returns in Central and Eastern Europe”(with P.Högfeldt and G.Kepitis), Emerging Markets Quarterly, Summer 2000, pp. 7-24.
Pauna Diāna (Department of Business and Management)
Pauna, D. (2007 ): Validation of non-formal and informal learning. Mutual Learning Programme. European Employment Strategy.
Paalzow, A., A. Sauka, D. Pauna, R. Kilis & V. Dombrovsky (2009): The attractiveness of the Riga metropolitan region for creative knowledge workers. The view of transnational migrants. ACRE report WP7.9. Amsterdam: AMIDSt.
King, G.J., Barnowe, J.T., Pauna, D., Krūmiņš, J. (2000): The new managerial generation in Latvia: the nature and role of values. Journal of Baltic Studies, Vol. 31/2 pp.148-171.
Putniņš Tālis (Department of Economics)
Comerton-Forde, C., C.M. Jones, and T.J. Putniņš, (2015), “Shorting at close range: A tale of two types”, Journal of Financial Economics (forthcoming).
Comerton-Forde, C., and T.J. Putniņš, (2015), “Dark trading and price discovery”, Journal of Financial Economics (forthcoming).
Putniņš, T.J., (2015), “Economics of state-owned enterprises”, International Journal of Public Administration (forthcoming).
Putniņš, T.J., and A. Sauka, (2015), “Measuring the shadow economy using company managers”, Journal of Comparative Economics 43(2), 471-490.
Comerton-Forde, C., and T.J. Putniņš, (2014), “Stock price manipulation: Prevalence and determinants”, Review of Finance, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 23-66.
Putniņš, T.J., (2013), “Exporting by Latvian companies: Vitality, drivers of success, and challenges”, Baltic Journal of Economics, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 3-33.
Putniņš, T.J., (2013), “What do price discovery metrics really measure?”, Journal of Empirical Finance, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 68-83.
Ebrahimpour, M., T.J. Putniņš, M. Berryman, A. Allison, B. Ng, and D. Abbott, (2013), “Automated authorship attribution using advanced signal classification techniques”, PLOS ONE, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 1-12.
Putniņš, T.J., (2012),“Market manipulation: A survey”, Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 952-967.
Čekauskas, K., R. Gerasimovs, V. Liatukas, and T.J. Putniņš, (2012), “The effects of market makers and stock analysts in emerging markets”, International Review of Finance, Vol.12, No. 3, pp. 305-327.
Comerton-Forde, C., T.J. Putniņš, and K.M. Tang, (2011), “Why do traders choose to trade anonymously?”, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 1025-1049.
Comerton-Forde, C., and T.J. Putniņš, (2011), “Measuring closing price manipulation”, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 135-158.
Comerton-Forde, C., and T.J. Putniņš, (2011“Pricing accuracy, liquidity and trader behavior with closing price manipulation”, Experimental Economics, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 110-131.
Putniņš, T.J., and A. Sauka, (2011), “Size and determinants of shadow economies in the Baltic States”, Baltic Journal of Economics, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 5-25.
Putniņš, T.J., (2010), “Naked short sales and fails-to-deliver: An overview of clearing and settlement procedures for stock trades in the USA”, Journal of Securities Operations and Custody, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 340-350.
Sauka Arnis (Department of Business and Management)
Mickiewicz, T., A. Sauka and U. Stephan (2016), On the Compatibility of Benevolence and Self-Interest: Philanthropy and Entrepreneurial Orientation. International Small Business Journal, 34(3), 303–328.
Putnins, T. and A. Sauka (2015), Measuring the Shadow Economy Using Company Managers. Journal of Comparative Economics, 43 (2015), 471-490.
Sauka, A. (2014), Measuring the Competitiveness of Latvian Companies. Baltic Journal of Economics 14: 1–2, 140–158.
Sauka, A. and F. Welter (2014), Determinants of Business Insolvencies During Economic Growth and Recession in Latvia. Journal of Baltic Studies, 45: 3.
Sauka, A., F. Schneider and C. Williams (2016) (Eds.), Entrepreneurship and the Shadow Economy. Edward Elgar.
Smallbone, D., M. Virtanen and A. Sauka (2016) (Eds.), Entrepreneurship: Innovation and Regional Development. Edward Elgar.
Sauka, A. (2008) Productive, Unproductive and Destructive Entrepreneurship: A Theoretical and Empirical Exploration. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang GmbH.
Sauka, A. and L. Auza (2015), Internationalisation Strategies of Latvia Entrepreneurs: Cases of Stenders, Munio Candela, Trousers London and Primekss. In Farihna, L., J. Fereirra, H. Birkbeck and S. Bagchi- Sen (Eds) Handbook of Research on Global Competitive Advantage through Innovation and Entrepreneurship. IGI Global.
Sauka, A. and F. Welter (2014) Furnitura Ltd. In J. Hayton, C. Salvato and M. Manimala (Eds.) Global Entrepreneurship. Case Studies of Entrepreneurial Firms Operation Around the World. Routledge.
Sauka, A. and F. Welter (2014), From the advanced transition environment to the international markets: key opportunities and challenges for Madara Cosmetics. In Thai, M. and E. Turkina (Eds) Internationalization of Firms from Economies of Transition: The Effects of Politico-economic Swift. Edward Elgar.
Sauka, A. (2013). Hidden Champions from Latvia, in McKiernan, P. and D. Purg (Eds.) ‘Hidden Champions in CEE and Turkey- Carving out global niche’. Springer.
Sauka, A. and F. Welter (2011) Mentalities and Mindsets - The Difficulties of Entrepreneurship Policies in the Latvian Context. In F. Welter and D. Smallbone (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship Policies in Central and Eastern Europe. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
Dainov, E. and A. Sauka (2010) Managers and Entrepreneurs in Creative and Knowledge- Intensive Industries: What Determines Their Location? Toulouse, Helsinki, Budapest, Riga and Sofia. InS. Musterd and A. Murie (Eds.) Making Competitive Cities. Wiley: Blackwell.
Putnins, T. and A. Sauka (2016). Shadow Economy Determinants and Impact Assessment in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, 2009-2015. OECD: Paris.
Sauka, A. (2015) Investment climate in Latvia: the viewpoints of the foreign investors. FICIL Sentiment Index 2015. FICIL and SSE Riga.
Sauka, A. (2015) Supporting the Unemployed in Entrepreneurship in Latvia. OECD Report, Paris.