Researchers: Alf Vanags, Anders Paalzow, Zane Cunska, Konstantins Benkovskis, Krišjānis Krustiņš and Christian Ketels
The Latvia Competitiveness Report (LCR) was commissioned by the State Chancellery of the Republic of Latvia to the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (SSE Riga) in February 2011. The commissioned report was written in Latvian and presented to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia, Valdis Dombrovskis, on April 20, 2012. The project was 100% funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund. As specified by the State Chancellery the purpose of the Report is twofold: • To provide an overall assessment of the competitiveness of the Latvian economy. • To develop a methodological framework which could be employed in future assessments of Latvian competitiveness.