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Work experience

2014 - Present

Assistant Professor

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

Lectured 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 (until April, 2016).​​

2016 - Present

Financial Analyst

Latvenergo JSC

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

2008 - 2014


Riga Stradins university

Lecturing 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

2016 - Present

CFA candidate

CFA Institute

Level 1 and Level 2 completed.

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 Management

Riga Technical University

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



Expert rights grant from the Latvian Science Council (resolution No. 14-3-1, 17.08.2017)


"Microsoft Office Excel 2016 Advanced Course", at Baltic Computer Academy (Baltijas Datoru Akadēmija); July 17–18, 2017

"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 Center, Riga


Berķe-Berga, A., Dovladbekova, I. Capital Structure and Corporate Governance: Evidence from Eastern European Listed Companies. Polish Journal of Management Studies, 2019, Vol. 20, No. 2, 161.-173.lpp. ISSN 2081-7452. Available here: doi:10.17512/pjms.2019.20.2.14

Berķe-Berga, A., Paul, P., Valtonen, H. Examining Health Inequalities in Latvia: A Decade of Association between Socioeconomic Position and Perceived Health Status. BioMed Research International, 2017, Vol.2017, 1.-10.lpp. ISSN 2314-6133. e-ISSN 2314-6141

Berķe-Berga, A., Dovladbekova, I., Ābula, M. Managerial Ownership and Firm Performance: Evidence of Listed Companies in the Baltics. Polish Journal of Management Studies, 2017, Vol.15, No.2, 273.-283.lpp. ISSN 2081-7452

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

​Complete list of all publications available here:


Researcher in National Research Programme "Latvian heritage and future challenges for the country's sustainability" project "Involvement of society in social innovation processes for ensuring sustainable development of Latvia" (INTERFRAME-LV)​

Researcher in 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)"​

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

Study programmes

Development of Rīga Stradiņš University bachelor study programmes "International Business and Sustainable economics"  and "Start-up Management" 

Study Programme Management

Riga Stradins university, bachelor level, full-time study programme "International Business and Sustainable Economics" 

Riga Stradins university, bachelor level, full-time study programme "European Economics and Business" 

Developed courses

Securities Market. European Experience (Bachelor level)

Internatioanl Financial Relations and European Monetary Union (Bachelor level)

Basics of Finance (Bachelor level)

International Business Economics (Master level)

Research interests

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



Mārtiņš Daugulis
Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Sandra Alksne
Clerk, Clerk
Ilze Speķe
Liene Štoka