Head of the Department of Economics

Professor and Head of the Department of Economics at the University of Latvia, Faculty of Business, Management and Economics. Received a doctor’s degree in Economics and has participated in many research projects as a leading researcher, has international scientific publications. His scientific interests are in the areas of Consumer behavior, Competition, Productivity and International Economics. He has improved his skill in different prestigious universities, like Columbia University in the City of New York.

He enthusiastically works with international students at the University of Latvia in different Economics related courses, like “Microeconomics” and “Macroeconomics”. Student Council of the University of Latvia awarded him “Professor of the Year” in 2016.

Main directions of the department's research activities and responsible persons:

  • Econometrics, Statistics, and Mathematics Economics (Prof. Signe Bāliņa)
  • Microeconomics and sectoral policies (Prof. Roberts Škapars)
  • Macroeconomics and Economic Policy (Prof. Sandra Jēkabsone)
  • Economic Informatics (Assoc. Prof. Uldis Rozevskis)

Lecturer

Contact information

Lekt. Ilze Baļčūne

ilze.balcune@lu.lv

Lekt. Daira Barānova

daira.baranova@lu.lv

Prof. Signe Bāliņa

 signe.balina@lu.lv

Asoc. prof.

Atis Bērziņš

atis.berzins@lu.lv

Prof. Elena Dubra

elena.dubra@lu.lv

Lekt. Rita Freimane

rita.freimane@lu.lv

Pētnieks Māra Gulbe

mara.gulbe@lu.lv

Prof. Mihails Hazans

a) during lectures - Skype (Skype name: mihazan; also possible with screen sharing). You can also email or call (not video!) 67333551
 
b) During the consultation (Tuesday 17.00 -18.00) - Skype or phone 67333551 by prior arrangement via email mihails.hazans@lu.lv. For Master and Doctoral Thesis Authors - Skype Consultation any day, at mutually agreed time, by prior arrangement via email mihails.hazans@lu.lv

Prof. Sandra Jēkabsone

sandra.jekabsone@lu.lv

Pētnieks Juris Krasts

 juris.krasts@lu.lv

Asoc. prof.

Silvija Kristapsone

silvija.kristapsone@lu.lv

Prof. Juris Krūmiņš

juris.krumins@lu.lv

Pētnieks Kārlis Praudiņš

karlis.praudins@lu.lv

Prof. Jānis Priede

janis.priede@lu.lv
Students can also agree on another form of communication through email

Asoc. prof.

Uldis Rozevskis

uldis.rozevskis@lu.lv

Lekt. Kristīne Rozīte

kristine.rozite@lu.lv

Lekt. Irina Skribāne

On Thursdays of the 2nd week of each month from 18.00 to 20.00. Schedule a consultation in advance by email.

irina.skribane@lu.lv
If necessary, students will be able to receive consultation by phone or by skype.

Prof. Roberts Škapars

roberts.skapars@lu.lv

Lekt. Rita Žuka

rita.zuka@lu.lv

 

Department coordinator