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. […]


What are the key risks facing the Lithuanian economy?

Gitanas Nausėda, Žygimantas Mauricas and Nerijus Mačiulis, all economists at leading commercial banks in Lithuania, are optimistic about Lithuania’s economy in the coming year but they highlighted some of the greatest economic risks Lithuania faces in the coming year – most of them international rather than domestic. […]


Lithuania’s traffic jams: smart thinking needed

Traffic jams in Lithuania’s largest cities can’t hold a candle to those that torment the residents of the world’s largest metropolises, but Lithuanians who live farther away from their workplaces complain about having to spend an hour or more a day in traffic jams during their commutes. What sort of losses do traffic jams cause, and can this problem be solved easily? […]


Lithuania now biggest EU exporter to Belarus

Lithuania is the fourth biggest direct exporter to the Belarusian market and the leader among EU countries, according to the latest figures. […]

A Lithuanian port

What are the prospects for growing Lithuania’s exports?

“The beginning of 2016 was one of the worst years in history for raw material and stock prices,” said Swedbank Chief Economist Nerijus Mačiulis. On Tuesday, he presented his projections for economic growth in Lithuania, and the prospects for exports and the international economy. […]