Leaders of the Institute – Institute of Economics
Task of the science is to serve
people.

– Tolstoy –

Science is the captain, and
practice the soldiers.

– Leonardo da Vinci –

Frontiers of science are like the
horizon: the more we approach
it, the more it moves away.

– Boiste –

The fantasy is more important
than knowing.

– Albert Einstein –

Science – it means organized
knowledge.

– Spencer –

Freedom for the science the
same as the air for a living soul.

– Poincaré –

Research area of all sciences is
endless.

– Pascal –

System of science must be
looked at as the system of
nature: all in it is endless and
necessary.

– Cuvier –

Scientific plan without working
hypothesis is a skeleton without
living body.

– Hirschfeld-

The main research subject of
mankind is the human.

– Goethe –

All is important in science.

– Heine –

Books must be results of
sciences, but sciences not results
of books.

– Bacon –

Scientist is not the one, who
gives the right answers, but the
one, who asks the right
questions.

– Claude Lévi-Strauss –

The more we will seek for the
truth outside us, the more we
will move away of it. The more
we will be able to understand
who we are, the more the truth
will assert us in ourselves.

– Antonio Meneghetti –

Before being dictated the nature
needs to be obeyed.

– Bacon –

A true scientist is not one who
has more acquired, but one who
has more understood.

– Leibniz –

Science – to know how the
being acts. To know the action
of the being.

– Antonio Meneghetti –

Science is benefactor of
mankind.

– Berthelot –

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Leaders of the Institute

Ņina Linde

Ņina Linde

Entrepreneur, Dr paed. (2003), assoc. prof. (2007).

Scientific research areas: business economy, regional economy, social entrepreneurship.

2014 – until now

Helma Jirgena

Helma Jirgena

Economist, Dr oec. (2008), assoc. prof. (2012).

Scientific research areas: regional economy, agrarian economy, entrepreneurship.

2009 – 2014

Raita Karnīte

Raita Karnīte

Economist, candidate of economic science (1987), Dr oec. (nostrification 1992), full member of Latvian Academy of Sciences (2006).

Scientific research areas: economy, development problems of national economy.

1993 – 2009

Jānis Janovs

Jānis Janovs

Economist, candidate of economic science (1968), Dr oec. (nostrification 1992), corresponding member of Latvian Academy of Sciences (1992). 

Scientific research areas: economic problems of development of national economy, location of production forces. 

1990 – 1992

Imants Kirtovskis

Imants Kirtovskis

Economist, Dr oec. (1978), professor (1980), corresponding member of Latvian Academy of Sciences (1987). 

Scientific research areas: history of economic sciences and political economy of socialism.

1974 – 1989

Jānis Turčins

Jānis Turčins

economist, Dr oec. (1971), corresponding member of Academy of Sciences of the Latvian SSR (1960). 

Scientific research areas: problems of political economy of capitalism and socialism.

1960 – 1974

Andrejs Sumins

Andrejs Sumins

Economist, candidate of economic science (1955), docent (1956). 

Scientific research area: planning of economy.

1960

Pauls Dzērve

Pauls Dzērve

Economist. candidate of economic science (1953), docent (1956), corresponding member of Academy of Sciences of the Latvian SSR (1958, academic title taken away in 1960, restored after the death in 1989). 

Scientific research areas: history of economy, economic thought.

1958 – 1960

Fricis Deglavs

Fricis Deglavs

Economist, docent (1949), full member of Academy of Sciences of the Latvian SSR (1951). 

Scientific research areas: economic problems of development of socialism.

1952 and 1957

Nikolajs Kovaļevskis

Nikolajs Kovaļevskis

Economist, Dr oec. (1945), professor (1946), full member of Academy of Sciences of the Latvian SSR (1951). 

Scientific research areas: location problems of production forces and perspective planning of economy.

1947 – 1952

Jānis Bumbiers

Jānis Bumbiers

Economist, candidate of economic science (1935), corresponding member of Academy of Sciences of the Latvian SSR (1946). 

Scientific research area: agrarian economy.

1946 – 1947 and 1952 – 1957