Article research 1e4ac20bb63aee5492853c84556a2de54571efc0425d62b84a0cec8d841f82ac

Policy decision making process in Latvia 

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The goal of the research is to improve the process of policymaking, thereby contributing to a stable and sustainable development of the state and society. The authors used World Bank methodology to analyse the processes of decision making, implementation and actualisation in the Cabinet and Saeima (the Parliament) and drew a closer focus on four case studies of state policy.
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Article research 1e4ac20bb63aee5492853c84556a2de54571efc0425d62b84a0cec8d841f82ac

Independent public policy analyses in Latvia 1

Author:Astrida Neimane, Ivars Indans

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The main goal of the study is to evaluate public policy analysis and institutions in Latvia and to offer solutions for the promotion and development of policy analysis. Based on interviews with representatives of research institutions and ministries commissioning research, as well as experience in other countries, the authors define independent policy analysis, development trends and make recommendations regarding the possible development of policy analysis in Latvia.
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State financed research commissioned by the ministries: financing, implementation and the connection with public policy analyses 

Author:Astrida Neimane

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The goal of the project is to gather information on the various research commissioned by the ministries in 1998 and 1999, in order to have a base for the public policy development programme [of the Soros Foundation – Latvia]. The study addresses the key obstacles of ministry-commissioned research, and the transparency of state-financed research. The study provides data on state financing allocated to research and scientific activities and the procedure of state procurement in this respect. It offers an evaluation of the research results and its impact on policy making.
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The EU and money 3

Author:Providus.lv

The EU's member states are no longer all that attractive for investments, and other regions of the world are also not tempting because of the global economic decline. The economies of Central European countries, however, are continuing to develop at a more rapid pace, and Latvia, as an EU member state, could be interesting to investors. Read