Tax burden influences economic state aid

Nordic-Baltic business law house Fondia prepared an analysis of government aid for business and individuals in several countries. It turned out that state aid for economy correlates directly with the tax burden, calculated as a […]


Economists critical of G. Nausėda‘s proposals: starting from the wrong end

New proposals from President Gitanas Nausėda on how to reduce social poverty and improve demographic conditions have been met with criticism from economists. They believe that G. Nausėda’s proposals do not appear responsible and have […]


Government opens debates in 2018 budget draft

Lithuania’s government is this week opening debates into the 2018 budget draft, with the document to be presented to ministers on Monday before being discussed at the government’s meeting on Wednesday. […]

Nerijus Mačiulis

Mačiulis. UN index – where do the reasons of Lithuanians’ happiness lie?

This year’s UN World Happiness Report ranks Lithuania 52nd of the 155 countries in the ranking. Significant progress has been achieved over the past year, with Lithuania rising up from 60th place. Why are the Lithuanians feeling increasingly happier and what could increase this feeling of happiness Swedbank chief economist Nerijus Mačiulis asks? […]