Can Lithuania replicate the “Irish miracle”?
The first decade in the European Union has been good for Lithuania. There is still much to be done, however, if Lithuanians want make full use of their EU membership in the years to come.
“What should be done so that the coming decade is good for Lithuania in the EU?” this was the question posed by the Nordea bank’s chief economist Žygimantas Mauricas at the bank’s annual conference.
He notes that in 2004, the year of Lithuania’s EU accession, its GDP per capita w