SSE Riga Professor Arnis Sauka has become a member of the Latvian Academy of Science
On November 21, SSE Riga Professor Arnis Sauka was elected as a member of the Latvian Academy of Science. The organization unites prominent scientists and other scholars, facilitates the development of sciences, carries out scientific research and collaborates with other academies of sciences and scientific organisations in Europe and the world.
Arnis Sauka is Professor and the Director of the Centre for Sustainable Business at Stockholm School of Economics in Riga.
Arnis has a Ph.D. from the University of Siegen (Germany) and has been a Visiting Scholar at Jönköping International Business School (Sweden) and University College London (U.K.).
His research findings, which deal with the shadow economy, tax morale, productivity and competitiveness, social responsibility, internationalisation of companies and entrepreneurship policies, have been published in leading international peer-reviewed journals including Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of Business Ethics, International Small Business Journal and Journal of Comparative Economics as well as number of edited books and book chapters published by Springer, Routledge, Edward Elgar, IGI Global, Blackwell and Peter Lang.
Drawing on his academic work, Arnis has been extensively involved in applied research. This has included contracted reports for the OECD, European Commission and Eurofound as well as for various industry associations and NGOs. Arnis Sauka is co-author of the annual Shadow Economy Index for the Baltic Countries (with Prof. Tālis J. Putniņš, since 2009), author of the annual FICIL Sentiment Index (in cooperation with Foreign Investors Council in Latvia, since 2015), author of the annual study on the Shadow Economy in the Construction Industry in Latvia (in cooperation with the Partnership of Latvian Construction Entrepreneurs, since 2015). He has participated in and/ or acted as a project manager in several big-scale international projects.