Foreign affairs

Lithuania falls short of its development aid commitments

Proudly transitioning from an aid receiver to an affluent Western society, Lithuania has yet to live up to its commitments of financial help to the world’s poorest. […]


Opinion: Stress-testing welfare states

I would like to present an innovative way of seeing how the welfare state can mitigate wide-spread socio-economic risks and measure individual vulnerability to poverty. This will help address the issue of whether we are living in a society of risk and anxiety or whether the welfare state, with its social protection system, can mitigate these risks and safeguard people from falling into poverty. […]