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The Emerald/CEEMAN Doctoral Research Prize for Central and Eastern Europe 2006



Encouraging excellence in management research in Central and Eastern Europe

Emerald and CEEMAN are delighted to announce the winner of the Emerald/CEEMAN Doctoral Research Prize for Central and Eastern Europe. The winning entry, one of many from across the whole of Europe, most successfully met the criteria of the award: “addressing an issue of relevance to accelerating and improving management development in Central and Eastern Europe”. The prize was open to those who completed and satisfied examination requirements for a doctoral award between 1 June 2004 and 1 June 2006, and were from a CEEMAN member institution.

Winner of €1,500 and an offer of publication

Image: Anete Pajuste

Anete Pajuste
Riga Business School, Latvia
(Doctoral award conferred by Stockholm School of Economics)
"Corporate governance and controlling shareholders"

Anete is Assistant Professor of Finance at the Riga Business School. She is also a research associate at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economies. Her primary research focus is on the issues of investor protection and corporate governance. Her articles have appeared in several journals including the Journal of Banking and Finance, and the Oxford Review of Economic Policy. Anete received her PhD in finance from the Stockholm School of Economics in 2004. During her doctoral studies, she spent a year as a visiting research fellow at the Harvard University and a semester at the European Central Bank. Before beginning her doctoral studies, she was the head of research at the asset management division of Rietumu Banka (Latvia). Anete serves as a consultant to small and medium-size companies in Latvia advising on financial planning, investment management, and firm valuation issues.

Both Emerald and CEEMAN would like to congratulate Anete.

"Emerald are proud of their continuing involvement with CEEMAN and IMTA. Anete's work in the important area of corporate governance is outstanding and so Emerald is overjoyed to be involved with this Doctoral Research Prize. It displays CEEMAN and Emerald's joint commitment to promote and reward rigorous and relevant management research across Eastern and Central Europe."
John Peters, former Emerald CEO

“CEEMAN is delighted for having Emerald as a publishing partner in its efforts to promote and foster rigorous and relevant research, which would contribute to the quality of management development in CEE. CEEMAN is also very proud that Anete Pajuste, alumna of CEEMAN International Management Teachers Academy, received this prestigious award. This confirms one of the basic principles of IMTA – that achieving excellence in research and teaching can and should go together.”
Danica Purg, President of CEEMAN




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