||Professor Olgerts KRASTINS
Latvian Statistical Institute
Kr.Barona iela 30
Riga, LV 1011, Latvia
Phone: +371 728 9345
Fax: +371 7286876
Born: August 27, 1931, Valmiera district, Latvia
- Statistics: Theory and Methods
- Econometrics in Applied Investigations
- Problems of Living Standard and Stratification
- Statistics of Agriculture, Regional Statistics
- History of Latvian Economy and Statistics
Languages: Latvian, Russian
- University of Latvia (Faculty of Economics), 1955
- Dr. oec. (Candidate of Science in former USSR), University of Latvia, 1964
- Dr. habil. oec. (Doctor of Science in former USSR), Institute of Economics, Moscow,
- Inspector of State Statistics, Limbazi district, Latvia, 1958-1960
- Junior Researcher, Senior Researcher, Institute of Economics of the Latvian Academy of
- Head of department, Latvian Statistical Institute , 1968 - 2003
- Vice-director, Latvian Statistical Institute , 1995 - 2003
- Leading Resarcher, Latvian Statistical Institute, 2003 -
- Professor, University of Latvia, 1979 - 2002
Honours and Awards
- Corresponding Member, Latvian Academy of Sciences, 1992
- Full Member, Latvian Academy of Sciences, 1995
- Latvian Academy of Sciences K.Balodis Prize, 1998
- Professor Emeritus, University of Latvia, 2000
Professional Activities and Memberships
- Member, the Latvian Council of Science Expert Committee
for Economics and Law Sciences , 1996 -
- Member of Senate, Latvian Academy of Sciences, 1995-1996
- Member of Supervisory Council, Latvian Academy of Sciences, 1996-1999
- Member of Habilitation and Promotion Council (Economics), University of Latvia, 1992 -
- Member of Habilitation and Promotion Council (Economics), Latvia University of
Agriculture, 1992 -
- Member, Latvian Association of University Professors, 1996 -
- Member, Latvian Union of Scientists, 1993 -
- Member of Board, Latvian Association of Statisticians, 1999 -
Courses (1979 - 2002)
University of Latvia:
- Theory of Chances and Mathematical Statistics
- Mathematical Statistics (selected topics)
- E.Vanags, O.Krastins, I.Vilka, V.Locane, P.Skinkis, A.Bauere. Diverse Latvia: Rural
Municipalities, Areas, Towns, Districts, Regions. Evaluations, Perspectives, Visions. -
Riga: Latvian Statistical Institute, State Agency of Regional Development, 2004. - 539 pp.
- I.Vilka, E.Vanags, O.Krastins, V.Locane. Identification of Territories Deserving of
Special Support in Latvia Using Statistical Indicators and Methods. -In: Research in
Statistics - Basis of Social Sciences and Education. - Riga; University of Latvia,
2004. - pp.170-176.
- E.Vanags, O.Krastins etc. The Improvement of Statistics and Social-Economical
Development of Territories in the Context of the EU. - In: Main Research Directions of
Economies and Low Science in 2003. - Riga: Experts Commission of Economies and Law
Science of Latvian Council of Science, 2004. - pp.163-173.
- O.Krastins, I.Ciemina. Statistika (Statistics), 2003, Riga: CSP, 267 pp. (in Latvian).
- O.Krastins. Ekonometrija ( Econometrics), 2003, Riga: CSP, 207 pp. (in Latvian).
- E.Vanags, O.Krastins, V.Locane. Development of Regions. - In: Message on Development
of Economy of Latvia . - Riga: Ministry of Economy, 2003. -pp.72-76.
- O.Krastins. Statistics and Us, 2000, Riga: Latvijas Statistikas instituts, 175
pp. (in Latvian)
- O.Krastins, V.Daineko. Econometric Models of Household Expenditures and Choice
Possibilities, 2000, Riga: Latvian Association of Statisticians &
Latvian Institute of Statistics, 36 pp. (in Latvian)
- I.Ciemina, O.Krastins, et al. Housing and Standard of Living of Latvians in Latvia,
1998, Riga: Latvijas Statistikas instituts&University of Latvia, 116
- O.Krastins. Statistics and Econometrics, 1998, Riga: CSP, 436 pp. (in Latvian).
- O.Krastins. Housing and Standard of Living in Latvia, 1998, Riga: Latvijas
Statistikas instituts, 162 pp. (in Latvian).
- I.Ciemina, O.Krastins. The standard of living of Latvia's residents in the most
typical demographic groups. - Humanities and Social Sciences. Latvia. Population
development in Latvia on the eve of 21st century, 1999, N3, pp.
- O.Krastins. Budgets of Latvian households. - Proc. Latv. Acad. Sci., A,
2000, vol. 54, N 1/2, pp. 109-117 (in Latvian).
- O.Krastins (Member of Research Team; Head of the Project - E.Vanags). Improvement of the
Statistical Information According to International Standards. - Latvian Council of
- O.Krastins (Member of Research Team; Head of the Project - I.Ciemina). Stratified
Analysis of the Living Standards in Latvia Applying Methods of Statistics and
Econometrics. - Latvian Council of Science (1996-2000)
- O.Krastins (co-author). Reports on Human Development in Latvia. - UNO Development
Programme (1997, 1998).
Last update 07.01.2005