Research – 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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Research

The research, being related to microeconomic and macroeconomic processes in Latvia, as well as to cross-border economic processes in the EU, has opened up the possibility to gain, accumulate, preserve and further develop a wide range of experience.

The main research directions of the institute:

  • investment attraction mechanisms. Reducing the differences in the business environment to attract investment and business development,
  • current business problems in Latvia: increasing competitiveness,
  • social entrepreneurship,
  • opportunities for transfer of functions from the state to the private / non-governmental sector,
  • the impact of taxes on economic development,
  • macroeconomic issues, national economic development research: public administration functioning and tax system; regional, administrative-territorial and public administration reform in Latvia, current problems of economic theory in the conditions of globalization, methodology and organization of economic accounting, finance and control,
  • increasing energy efficiency in various production processes,
  • increasing the efficiency of business management by using modern management technologies
  • socio-economic issues of regional development: activities and cooperation of local governments, small towns,
  • demographic challenges: human resource migration, gender issues, gender equality,
  • determination of human economic potential,
  • agriculture, environmental economics,
  • work environment, bioeconomy,
  • knowledge economy, human resource development, integration problems.