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Work experience

2016 - Present

Financial Analyst

Latvenergo JSC

Business Planning and Control. Reporting according to GRI standards. Financial analytics.​

2014 - Present

Assistant Professor

Riga Stradins university, Faculty of European Studies, Department of Regional Economics and Business

Lecture courses: bachelor level: "International Financial Relations and European Monetary Union" (eng), "Securities Market. European Experience" (eng) and "Basics of Finance" (lat); master level: "International Business Economics" (eng); scientific advisory of Bachelor's and Master's thesis; study program management.​​

2008 - 2014

Lecturer

Riga Stradins university

Reading lecture courses "International Financial Relations and European Monetary Union", "Securities Market. European Experience" and "Basics of Finance"; advising students during formation of Bachelor's paper ​​

2007 - 2013

Project Manager

Mortgage and Land Bank of Latvia

Investment product sales process organization (employee education, marketing, administration, etc.)​​

Education and training

2003 - 2013

Doctoral Degree in Business Management (Dr.oec.)

Rīga Technical University

Faculty of Engineering Economics. Thesis: Development of Employee Share Ownership in Latvia. Scientific supervisor: prof. Inna Dovladbekova

2006 - 2007

Doctoral Program Student (exchange)

Department of Banking and Finance, University of Zurich

Banking, Private Banking, Financial Markets and Institutions (Exam), Corporate Finance, etc.

Research collaboration.

2001 - 2003

Master’s Degree in Economics

Riga Technical University

Faculty of Engineering Economics, speciality – Development of national economy and regional growth; Thesis: Development tendencies of Latvian Securities Market when integrating into the European Union

1998 - 2001

Bachelor Degree in Business Menegement

Riga Technical University

Faculty of Engineering Economics, specialty – Administration of Customs and Taxes; theme of Bachelor's paper – "Transit problems and solutions in Latvia"

Achievements

Courses

"Didactics of Higher Education: contemporary theory and experience" study course (PhD and PostDoc level) at University of Latvia, 2013/2014 spring semester

"Econometrics" study course (master level) at the Riga Technical University, 2013/2014 spring semester.

"Preparation of scientific publications in accordance with international standards" a course of lectures at the Riga Technical University, 2012/2013 fall semester.

„Research methodology. Qualitative and Mixed Research Methods. Quantitative Research Methods", Doctoral School of Riga technical university, October 19 – November 4, 2011.

Investment product sales, October 2010, Mortgage and Land Bank of Latvia, Riga.

Private Banking, September 2008, University of Zurich, Zurich.

Project management, April 2008, Business Consulting Centre, Riga.

Publications

A. Berķe-Berga, I. Dovladbekova, Ē. Šumilo, I. Baumane-Vītoliņa DEVELOPMENT OF EMPLOYEE INTEGRATION: SHARE OWNERSHIP PERSPECTIVE // Economic Science for Rural Development No. 39, 2015, pp.79-88; ISSN 1691-3078​

Berķe-Berga A. „Employee Share Ownership in Latvia: Employee's Perspective" International Journal of Business and Management Studies (IJBMS), Vol. 3, No. 1, 2014, p. 167-178 ISSN: 2158-1479

​Berķe-Berga, A. Impact of Privatization on Employees' Treatment towards Share Ownership. Economics and Business. Nr.25, 2014, 12.-18.pp. ISSN 2255-7337. e-ISSN 2255-8756

​Berķe-Berga A. Employee ownership model for Latvia // Riga Technical University 53rd International Scientific Conference Paper dedicated to the 150th anniversary. – Riga: Riga Technical University, 2012 – 6 pages (CD)​

Berķe-Berga A. Employee share ownership as a productivity promoting factor // Riga Stradiņš University, Scientific proceedings: 2011. Social Science Field Research Publications of year 2011: Economics. Communication. Politics. Sociology. Social Policy and Social Work. Rights. - Riga: RSU, 2012. – pp. 36-41​

Conferences and Seminars

Reporting:

16th International Scientific Conference „Economic Sciencce for Rural Development" 23.-24.april, Latvia University of Agriculture; subject: DEVELOPMENT OF EMPLOYEE INTEGRATION: SHARE OWNERSHIP PERSPECTIVE

28th International Business Research Conference, 8.- 9. September 2014, Barcelona, Spain. Subject: "Leverage and Liquidity of Latvian Companies: The Way Through Crisis"

Seminar - discussion «Was the crisis a good teacher? Latvians evaluate the success story», 8.deceber 2014, Oslo, Norway. Subject: "Business Survival Strategy"

International Journal of Arts & Sciences conference in Freiburg (Germany), 3-6 Dec 2013, report on: "Employee Share Ownership in Latvia: Employees' Perspective"

Riga Technical University 54th International Scientific Conference, 14-16 October 2013, Impact of Privatization on Employees' Treatment towards Share Ownership

Supervised study programme

Rīga Stradiņš University, Bachelor, Full-time studies, European Economics and Business

Rīga Stradiņš University, Bachelor, Full-time studies, International Business and Sustainable Economics

Supervised and reviewed student research papers

Year 2015/2016

Supervised: Master's theses: 2; Bachelor's theses: 6

Reviewed: Master's theses: 2; Bachelor's theses​: 5

Projects

„Crisis exit strategies and post-crisis economic and socio-cultural changes in Latvia" (project period 2013-2015)

National Research Programme 5.2. "Economic Transformation, Smart Growth, Governance and Legal Framework for the State and Society for Sustainable Development - a New Approach to the Creation of a Sustainable Learning Community (EKOSOC-LV)"


Research interests

Share Ownership, Equity Markets, International Finance, Corporate Finance, Derivatives

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Colleagues

Andris Sprūds
Dean, Academic Staff
Inna Dovladbekova
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Ilga Kreituse
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Henrijs Kaļķis
Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff, Researcher
Marta Urbāne
Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Māris Andžāns
Academic Staff, Head of Study Programme
Irina Rezepina
Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Kristīne Blumfelde-Rutka
Academic Staff, Head of Study Programme
Māris Cepurītis
Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Mārtiņš Daugulis
Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Ieva Kalve
Academic Staff
Romāns Putāns
Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff