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 SSE Riga/BICEPS Research papers 

SSE Riga/BICEPS Research Papers series focuses on academic research.

We welcome working papers in all fields of economics. Submissions from authors affiliated with institutions located in the Baltic states, researchers visiting Baltic states and PhD students are especially encouraged. The papers are published electronically, are available for free downloading from SSE Riga and BICEPS websites and are indexed in RePEc.

Papers are subject to a quick review process. If you are interested in publishing your paper in SSE Riga/BICEPS Research Papers series, please e-mail your proposal to Anna Zasova at anna[at] The series does not provide a proofreading service and does not adopt a particular formatting style.

Previous Research Papers:

Title Authors
No. 9: Million Dollar Baby: Should Parental Benefits Depend on Wages When Payroll Tax Evasion is Present? V. Jascisens (HSE University), A. Zasova (BICEPS), 2021
No. 8: Foreign Ownership and Labor Tax Evasion: Evidence from Latvia N. Gavoille (SSE Riga, BICEPS), A. Zasova (BICEPS), 2021
No. 7: Minimum Wage Spike and Income Underreporting: a Back-of-the-Envelope-Wage Analysis N. Gavoille (SSE Riga, BICEPS), A. Zasova (BICEPS), 2021
No. 6: What we pay in the shadow: Labor tax evasion, minimum wage hike and employment N. Gavoille (SSE Riga), A. Zasova (BICEPS), 2021
No. 5: Capital Controls and Electoral Cycles N. Gavoille (SSE Riga), K. Hofer (Swiss Institute for Empirical Research, University of St.Gallen), 2018
No. 4: Wage rigidity and workers’ flows during recessions A. Pajuste (SSE Riga), H. Ruffo (UTDT), 2017
No. 3: Do Political Connections Matter? Firm-Level Evidence from Latvia
V. Dombrovsky (BICEPS, SSE Riga), 2008
No. 2: Campaign Contributions and Firm Performance: The “Latvian Way” V. Dombrovsky (BICEPS, SSE Riga), 2008
No. 1: Smoking in Russia: Estimating the Benefits of Reduced Prevalence A. Vanags, Z. Cunska (BICEPS), 2007
V. Dombrovsky (BICEPS, SSE Riga), F. Welter (University of Siegen, RWI-Essen, SSE Riga), 2006
M. Hazans (BICEPS, University of Latvia), I. Trapeznikova (Northwestern University), 2006
M. Hazans (BICEPS, University of Latvia), O. Rastrigina (BICEPS), I. Trapeznikova (Northwestern University), 2005
M. Hazans (BICEPS, University of Latvia), 2003
M. Hazans (BICEPS, University of Latvia), 2003


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