Žilvinas Šilėnas

Government proposed tax changes too small to be called a reform – analysts

The Lithuanian government’s proposed tax changes are primarily aimed at improving the situation of small-sized businesses and low earners and cannot be called a fundamental reform, analysts told BNS. […]

Preparations to the President - elect Donald Trump inauguration

The movement behind Trump and Brexit rises in Lithuania

The anti-globalist, anti-neoliberal movement which contributed to the United Kingdom’s decision to withdraw from the European Union and Donald Trump’s victory in the United States presidential election has supporters in Lithuania as well. Not many […]

Gitanas Nausėda ir Nerijus Mačiulis

Economists unhappy with Peasants’ plans to halt new social model

The proposal made by Ramūnas Karbauskis, the leader of the Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union that won the recent parliamentary elections, to postpone the enforcement of the new social model for a year may affect the key structural reform in the future, economists say. […]

Nerijus Mačiulis

Introducing basic income for every Lithuanian would benefit everyone – economist

Lithuania should consider introducing a basic income model that could provide €200 to every citizen, changing the current complex and costly social security system, said economist Nerijus Mačiulis. […]