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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Friday, 23.06.2017, 09:53

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Cost of living in Riga is 126th highest in the world

Cost of living in Riga is 126th highest in the world

21.06.2017

Riga has been ranked the world’s 126th most expensive location and the cost of living in the Latvian capital is significantly higher than in the other two Baltic capitals – Tallinn and Vilnius, a survey by Mercer Human Research Consulting shows.

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African, Asian, and European cities dominate the list of most expensive locations for working abroad

African, Asian, and European cities dominate the list of most expensive locations for working abroad

21.06.2017

In a rapidly changing world, mobility has become a core component of multinational organizations’ global talent strategy. To support the growing number of international assignees working in an increased number of locations, organizations are focusing on evaluating assignments from a cultural perspective, preparing for regional and lateral moves, and modifying compensation approaches to stay competitive. As organizations grapple with these challenges, they are working hard to accommodate the needs of their workforce and to support employees’ careers. According to Mercer’s 2017 Global Talent Trends Study, fair and competitive pay as well as opportunities for promotion are top priorities for employees this year – not surprising given the current climate of uncertainty and change.

Global Innovation Index 2017: Switzerland, Sweden, Netherlands, USA, UK Top Annual Ranking

Global Innovation Index 2017: Switzerland, Sweden, Netherlands, USA, UK Top Annual Ranking

16.06.2017

Switzerland, Sweden, the Netherlands, the USA and the UK are the world’s most- innovative countries, while a group of nations including India, Kenya, and Viet Nam are outperforming their development- level peers, according to the Global Innovation Index 2017 coauthored by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).


Estonia ranks higher on Global Innovations Index than Latvia and Lithuania

Estonia ranks higher on Global Innovations Index than Latvia and Lithuania

16.06.2017

Latvia ranks 33rd in the latest Global Innovations Index, which is a better performance than for Lithuania than ranks 40th, and lower performance than for Estonia than ranks 25th among countries of the world.

Estonia ranks 5th in world in cyber security

Estonia ranks 5th in world in cyber security

16.06.2017

According to the recent Global Cybersecurity Index of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Estonia ranks fifth in the world and first in Europe, reports LETA/BNS.


08.06.2017

Estonia's University of Tartu ranks 314th in QS World University Rankings

Estonia's University of Tartu rose 33 places compared with 2016 to 314th in the fresh QS World University Rankings.

02.06.2017

Latvia ranks 32nd in 2017 Global Peace Index, other Baltic states not far behind

Latvia ranks 32nd in the 2017 Global Peace Index, the same place as last year and still slightly higher than its Baltic neighbors, according to the Global Peace Index released annually by a global think tank, the Institute for Economics and Peace writes LETA/BNS.

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