• Employment Flexibility Index 2018

    Based on the World Bank’s Doing Business data on labour market regulation, the Lithuanian Free Market Institute and partners publish an annual ranking of EU and OECD countries.

Flat Tax Rates and Other Reforms. 1st Annual Economic Freedom Summit 05-03

Žilvinas Šilėnas delivers a speech on Lithuania’s transition to the market economy with a focus on flat tax rates and some other reforms to the audience of the first annual Economic Freedom Summit in the European Parliament on April 11th, 2018.

Energy Taxation Directive should Protect Europeans from Excessive Taxation of Petrol, Gas and Electricity 06-13

Instead of comprehensive re-examination of the Energy Taxation Directive, the European Commission is examining whether ETD should continue the exemptions and lower tariffs for specific products. ETD claims to improve the internal market and energy efficiency and to contribute to jobs and growth. However, it achieves neither. Taxation of energy has added to the tax […]



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