Task of the science is to serve

– 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

– Spencer –

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

– Poincaré –

Research area of all sciences is

– Pascal –

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

– 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

– 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

– Berthelot –

Sākums » Team Members » Tatyana Boikova

Tatyana Boikova

Dr.oec. Assoc. Prof. Tatyana Boikova

Education, scientific degrees, trainings:

  • 2012 World Bank Training Course: Inclusive Growth Analysis, for economists conducting growth analysis
  • 1998 Doctor of Science in Economics, Department of Economic Theory, University of Latvia
  • 1995 MSc in Economics, Faculty of Economics, Riga Technological University of Civil Aviation

Job, positions:

  • 2019 – present Institute of Economics, Latvian Academy of Sciences, researcher
  • 2020 – present Turiba University, associate professor
  • 2014 – 2017 Riga Technical University, visiting associate professor
  • 2010 – 2011 Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, reviewer of the B.Sc. thesis
  • 2007 – 2020 Baltic International Academy, associate professor
  • 2001 – 2007 Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration, associate professor
  • 1999 – 2001 Riga International College of Economics and Business Administration, docent
  • 1998 –1999 Institution of Management of Information Systems, Head of the Department of Economics and Law, docent
  • 1996 – 1998 Institution of Management of Information Systems, lecturer in Economics
  • 1993 – 1996 Riga Technological University of Civil Aviation, lecturer in Economics
  • 1990 – 1993 Riga Technological University of Civil Aviation, Department of Business Economics, researcher
  • 1988 – 1990 Civil Aviation Automated Control Systems Central Research Institute, junior research associate


Languages: Russian, Latvian, English, working level of German, basic French

Teaching Courses:

  • The Fundamentals of Economic Theory
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • International Economics
  • Advanced International Macroeconomics
  • Economic Growth and International Economic Relations
  • Global Business Environment
  • EU Economy
  • EU Institutions Public Policies and Decision-Making

Visiting Teaching:

  • Université du Littoral Côte d’Opale, ISCID-CO, Dunkerque
  • The Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • The Nebrija University Madrid
  • Haute École de Namur-Liège-Luxembourg
  • ISC Paris Business School
  • BEST-Sabel University of Applied Sciences in Berlin


Research directions:

  • International Macroeconomics
  • Long-Run Economic Growth, European Economies
  • Macroeconomic Policies
  • Innovative Development
  • Sustainability and Competitiveness of a National Economy
  • Business Cycles and Foreign Direct Investment


Scientific activity:

  • 2019 – present INTERFRAME-LV Project, National Research Programme
  • Member of the Programme Committee of the III International Economic Forum and Moderator of the session “The Investment Environment of Business Development: The Key Issues Faced by Local and Foreign Investors”, the Institute of Economics of Latvian Academy of Sciences, November 1, 2019, Riga, Latvia
  • Participation as a speaker at the International Scientific Conference “Perspectives of Development of Economic Cooperation between the Baltic States and East Asia”, BIA and Taiwan’s Mission in Latvia, 21 October, 2016, Riga, Latvia
  • Participation as a speaker at the Joint Annual Meeting of the Slovak Economic Association and the Austrian Economic Association (NOeG-SEA), Economic Policy in a Dynamic Environment, the University of Economics in Bratislava, 27-28 May, 2016, Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Participation as a speaker at the Fifth Euroacademia International Conference Re-Inventing Eastern Europe, Session “Central East European Economies: Trade, Development and Structural Change in the Region”, 29-30 January, 2016, Riga, Latvia
  • Participation as a speaker at the Riga Technical University 56th International Scientific Conference, Section of Economics and Entrepreneurship, 14-18 October, 2015, Riga, Latvia
  • Participation as a discussant at the First Innovative Enterprise Week Conference “Access to Finance for Research, Innovation and SMEs”, Session: Long Term Financing for Research & Innovation, European Commission, 15-17 June, 2015, Riga, Latvia
  • 2014 – present Member of the Editorial Board, Athens Journal of Business and Economics
  • Refereeing for The International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development, International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance, Eastern European Economics, International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies, European Journal of International Management
  • Participation as a discussant at the Regional Studies Association Research Network Seminar “The Impact of Global Economic Crisis on Capital Cities”, Representation of European Commission in Latvia, 13 December 2013, Riga, Latvia
  • 2010 – 2011 European Economic Area Project LV0040 “Developing and Delivering Innovative Training Modules for Baltic Executives Using an Interdisciplinary Approach to Entrepreneurship and Advanced Technologies”. Grant for writing the case study Economic Sustainability, Corporate Governance and Financial Performance
  • Participation as a speaker at the International Conference Baltic Dynamics “Knowledge Flow in Innovation System: from Idea to Action”, the Baltic Association of Science/Technology Parks and Innovation Centres and supported by European Commission, IASP and EBN, 15-17 September 2010, Riga, Latvia
  • Participation as a speaker and proposal for organisation of the session “Preventing another Financial Crisis: The Role of Control Mechanisms”, 23rd Annual Meeting of the Academic Council of the United Nations System, the University of Vienna, 5 June 2010, Vienna, Austria
  • Participation as a speaker at the International Conference “Uncertain Transformations – New Domestic and International Challenges”, University of Latvia and Strategic Analysis Commission Under the Auspices of the President of the Republic of Latvia, 9-12 November 2006, Riga, Latvia
  • Participation as a speaker at the twelfth International Conference “Public and Private Sector Partnerships: Evolving Capability”, Sheffield Hallam University, UK and the Banking Institution of Higher Education, 21-24 June 2006, Jurmala, Latvia
  • 2006 BrainBridges Joint European IST Research Programme “Collaborative Technologies” (Expert Activity)
  • 2005 Latvian Council of Science Conference Grant for presenting the paper at the 14th World Congress of the International Economic Association in Marrakech, Morocco
  • 2004 – present Member of the Editorial Board, Associate Editor of Journal Frontiers in Finance and Economics
  • 2003 – 2004 Latvian Academy of Sciences Project 02.0937 “Improving investment environment and investment policy for integration Latvian Economy in the EU”
  • Participation as a speaker at the Seventh International Congress of the International Society for Intercommunication of New Ideas, 20-23 August 2003, Lille, France

Scientific publications (scientific articles, monographs, books, including textbooks, reports and conference reports)

  • Boikova T., Rivza P., and Rivza B. ‘The Determinants and Effects of Competitiveness: Case of Open European Economies’, 2021 (forthcoming).
  • Boikova T. ‘Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth Dynamics in Old and New Europe’, 2021 (forthcoming).
  • Boikova T. ‘Foreign Direct Investment and Business Development’, Report of the Session “The Investment Environment of Business Development: The Key Issues Faced by Foreign Investors” at the III International Economic Forum, Riga, Latvia, The Baltic Course, 12 November, 2019.
  • Boikova T. and Dahs A. ‘Inequality and Economic Growth across Countries of the Eurozone’, International Journal of Sustainable Economy, Vol.10, No. 4, 2018, pp. 315–339.
  • Boikova T. ‘Endogenous Growth of Small Open Economies in New Europe Under Global Imbalance’. International Journal of Economics and Management Engineering, Vol.5 No.11, 2011, pp. 1438-1446.
  • Boikova T. ‘Powering Transformations Through Foreign Direct Investment’ in the Book: Turn Your Business into a Cause, London, 2010, pp. 224-234. ISBN 978-81-906329-6-3
  • Boikova T. ‘Knowledge-Driven Development and Challenges of Business Innovations in the Baltic States’ in the Book: Governance for Climate Security, Business Innovation, Social Change and National Security, New Delhi, World Environment Foundation, 2009, pp. 55-57. ISBN 978-81-906329-1-1
  • Boikova T. ‘Sustainable Development of New Europe and the Capital Market Adjustment’ in the Book: Making Capital Markets Work through Corporate Governance, London, 2008, pp. 34-44. ISBN 978-81-906329-2-8
  • Boikova T. ‘The Impact of Corporate Governance on Company Strategic Development’ in the Book: Creating a Better World through Corporate Governance, London, 2007, pp. 17-28. ISBN 0-9542538-5-10
  • Boikova T. ‘The Efficiency of Economic Transformations in the New Europe’, Proceedings of the International Conference, Uncertain Transformations – New Domestic and International Challenges, Riga, November 9-11, 2006. University of Latvia, 2007, pp. 77-85. ISBN 9984-802-58-2
  • Boikova T. ‘The Innovation Investment and Growth of the Developing Economy’ in the Book: The Role of Business in Alleviating Poverty, Practical Steps to Benefit the Poor and Raise Profits, London, 2006, pp.143-153. ISBN 0-9542538-4-1
  • Boikova T. ‘Globalization and the Baltic Countries Economy Sustainability in the European Integration, Proceedings of 14th World Congress of the IEA, Marrakech, Morocco, CD ROM, August 29- September 2, 2005.
  • Boikova T. ‘High-Tech Business as a Precondition of Latvian Innovative Economy Growth’ in the Book: Knowledge Based Entrepreneurship, Cento-Ferrara, Italy, 2005, pp.69-80. ISBN 88-89460-14-8
  • Boikova T. ‘Corporate Decisions Efficiency in Transition Economy’ in the Book: Making Corporate   Governance, Work Better, London, 2005, pp.69-80. ISBN: 0- 9542538-2-5
  • Boikova T. ‘Innovations in New Economy and Investing in Latvia’, The International Journal Corporate Governance for Enhancing Board Performance, Volume 4, No.3, 2004, pp.24–28.
  • Boikova T. ‘Fluctuations and Sustainability in the Economic System’, International Scientific Conference Conditions of Sustainable Development: New Challenges and Prospects, Proceedings, Banking Institution of Higher Education Riga, September 11-12, 2003. – Riga: Banking Institution of Higher Education, 2004, pp.31-37. ISBN 9984-653-96-X
  • Boikova T. ‘Innovative Development of Transition Economy and the Baltic Countries’, ISINI’s Seventh International Congress, Lille, France, 20-23 August, 2003. Proceedings International I, pp. 1-22.
  • Boikova T. ‘New Europe and Prospects of the Baltic Countries Integration’, IEA 13th World Congress, Lisbon, Portugal, Proceedings, 9-13 September, 2002.
  • Boikova T. ‘The Quality of the Economic Growth in its Cyclic Dynamics’, International Scientific Conference. Qualitative Interaction of the Learned Society and New Economy, Riga, 26 October, 2001. Proceedings of the International Conference. – Riga: Banking Institution of Higher Education, 2001, pp. 7-20. ISBN 9984-653-48-X/7
  • Boikova T. “Innovation Economics and Cycles of Economics Activity”, Baltic Dynamics International Conference on Innovation, Proceedings, Riga, Latvia, September 14-16, 2001, pp.1-4.
  • Boikova T. ‘Non-Equilibrium Changes in Economic Dynamics and Creation of Innovation Activity of Latvian Economy’, The Second World Congress of Latvian Scientists, Riga, 14-15 August, 2001. Congress Proceedings. – Riga: The Latvian Academy of Sciences, 2001. p.142. ISBN 9984 – 9542 – O – X
  • Boikova T. ‘Long-Term Economic Fluctuations and Macroeconomic Regulation’, Institute of Economics, Latvian Academy of Sciences, Academy of Sciences, Ltd. Activities in 1999, Riga, 2000, pp.85-87.
  • Boikova T. ‘Ekonomikas ilgstošās svārstības un makroekonomiskā regulēšana’, Latvijas Zinatņu akadēmijas, Zinātņu akadēmijas Ekonomikas institūta Gada grāmata’99, Rīga, 2000, lpp.82-85. ISBN 9984-9364-4-9 ISSN 1407-2254
  • Boikova T. ‘Competitive Advantages of Innovation Economics and Technological Transfer’, 6th Nordic-Baltic Conference on Regional Science, “Nordic-Baltic Sea Region in the 21st Century” Reports, Riga, Latvia, October 4-7, 2000, pp.63-65. ISBN 9984-661-44-X
  • Boikova T. “Long-Term Economic Growth and Economic Dynamics Cyclicity”, 28th Conference of Economists, La Trobe University Melbourne, Australia, Book of Abstracts, 26 to 30 September 1999.
  • Boikova T. ‘The Cyclic Innovation Development of European Economy and Strategic Partnerships’, Latvijas ekonomikas integrācija Eiropas Savienībā: vadības problēmas koncepcijas metodes: Zinātniskie raksti; Riga: LU, 1999, pp.111-117, p.236. ISSN 1407-2157
  • Boikova T. ‘Competitiveness of Latvia’s Economy: a Pre-Requisite for Long-Term Growth’, Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 1998, 4(21), pp.93-103. ISSN 1022-4483
  • Boikova T. ‘Instability of Economic System and Long-Wave Cycles of Innovation Economy’, Social Science Electronic Publishing, Inc., Macroeconomics (WPS) Vol. 3 No.29 October 12, 1998.
  • Boikova Т. ‘Cyclic Fluctuations in Economy and Innovation Management’, 15th International Conference of WACRA-EUROPE, University of Latvia, Riga. Part 2. Summaries, pp.25-27, e.V. 8-12 July, 1998.