Thesis competition 2014

1st place and 1000 EUR was not awarded, because submitted Thesis did not achieve the objectives of the competition, which defines high quality of paper according to topics mentioned in the Competition Regulation. 

2nd pace was awarded to student of Latvian University (Riga, Latvia) Zane Silabriede for her Bachelor thesis “Valuation of Lithuanian Milk Processing Enterprises” and

student of Riga Technical University (Riga, Latvia) Krišjānis Rullis for his Master thesis “Different Strategies and Methods of Pricing Latvia`s Eurobonds“.

 

Thesis competition 2013

1st place and 1000 EUR were awarded to students of Stockholm School of Economics (Riga, Latvia) Jeļena Gvardina and Jeļena Šahovska  for their Bachelor’s thesis: „Listing decision of firms in emerging markets

2nd pace was awarded to the students of Stockholm School of Economics (Stockholm, Sweden), 
Sandra Aile and Žymantas Baušys for their Master’s thesis: „Corporate Social Responsibility and Financial Performance: The Examples of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania”

3rd place was awarded to the students of Stockholm School of Economics(Riga, Latvia) Laura Laube un Kārlis Malcenieks for their Bachelor’s thesis: The Impact of High Frequency Trading: Systematic Risk in European Equity Markets

Thesis competition 2012

1st place and 1000 EUR were awarded to students of Stockholm School of Economics (Riga, Latvia) Yaroslava Obertas and Ivan Mihhejev  for their Bachelor thesis:Explaining Equity Liquidity on the Baltic Stock Market: Role of Traditional and Novel Determinants” (in English).

2nd pace was awarded to the students of Stockholm School of Economics (Riga, Latvia), Tomas Urniežius for his Bachelor thesis Liquidity risk and performance of Lithuanian mutual funds (in English).

3rd place was awarded to the student of St. Andrews University (United Kingdom) Ieva Sarkauskyte for hes Master thesis Testing Weak-Form Market Efficiency of Developing markets: Evidence from the Baltic Stock Exchange (in English). 

Recognition diploma was awarded to the students of Stockholm School of Economics (Riga, Latvia) Anastasija Oļeiņika and Madara Bogdāne for their bachelor thesis: What Types of Investors Drive Commonality in Liquidity? Evidence from the Estonian market” (in English). 


Thesis competition 2011

1st place and 1000 EUR were awarded to Daiga Grūbe, student of University of Latvia, Social Sciences Faculty. Her Master thesis in corporate governance in state-owned companies entitled „Clientelism and Nepotism in state owned companies (written in Latvian) gained the most of the points for the innovative topic in the contest, practical value and quality of analysis.

2nd pace was awarded to the students of Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Karolis Čekauskas and Vytautas Liatukas for their Bachelor thesis “Behavioural Biases of the Disposition Effect and Overconfidence and their Impact on the Estonian Stock Market” (written in English).

3rd place was awarded to the student of Riga Business School Jānis Praņēvicš for his Master thesis “Business development strategy of the NASDAQ OMX Riga” (written in English). 

Thesis competition 2010

1st place
Laurynas Barauskas un Justinas Noreika
Momentum in Mature and Emerging Markets under Different Market States: the Case of the Baltic Region
Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Bachelors’ thesis

2nd place
Pēteris Miķelsons un Miks Miķelsons
Audit Committees Effectiveness: A Qualitative Study of Latvian and Lithuanian Listed Companies
Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Bachelors’ thesis

3rd place
Sabīne Mežkaze
Investīciju (ieguldījumu) fondu analīze un nozīme kapitāla tirgus veidošanā Latvijā (salīdzinošais konteksts ar ES valstīm)
Riga Stradin’s University, Bacholors’ thesis

Thesis competition 2009

1st place
Ernesta Orlovaite un Aurimas Račas
“In Search of Money Illusion in CEE Stock Markets: The CAPM Approach”
Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Bachelors’ thesis

2nd place
Jekaterina Žuka
„Baltijas akciju tirgus attīstības scenāriji”
Riga Technical University, Masters’ thesis

3rd place
Siaulius Nižinskas
„Is Information Risk Priced in the Baltic Stock Markets?”
Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Bachelors’ thesis

Acknowledgment
Mariuys Bausys
“The Performance of Minimum Variance Portfolios in the Baltic Equity Markets”
Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Bachelors’ thesis