Realistic Analysis of Economics


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WHAT? Lectures on unconventional links between social sciences delivered by academics and professional practitioners and aimed at broadening horizons by discussing the possibilities of applying economic logic and reasoning in other social contexts: politics, philosophy, history, morality, etc.

WHO IS INVOLVED? The lectures are intended for students, teachers, professionals and others eager to take a critical and unconventional look at social reality.

HOW? Professionally! Five distinguished lecturers will share their insights.


December 3 (Language – Lithuanian)

17.45 – 19.15 The Routine of Economy: Mythology and Metaphysics (Dr Liutauras Degėsys)

19.20 – 20.50 How Different Cultures Perceive Economic Reality? (Dr Saulius Matulevičius)

December 4 (Language – Lithuanian)

17.45 – 19.15 Why economics forecasting is impossible? (Vytautas Žukauskas)

19.20 – 20.50 Why it Is Illogic for the Green to be Left-Wing? (Dr Guoda Azguridienė)

December 5: Baltic American dialogue on competition, environment and technology (Language – English)

9.00 – 10.15 Cleaned by Capitalism: How Free Markets Clean Our Environments (Dr Donald J Boudreaux)

10.25 – 11.40 A History of the World’s First “Competition Policy”: The U.S. Sherman Antitrust Act (Dr Donald J Boudreaux)

11.40 – 12.40 Lunch Break

12.40 – 13.55 Creative Destruction, Living Standards, and the Myth of Middle-Class Stagnation (Dr Donald J Boudreaux)

14.05 – 15.20 Entrepreneurial Discovery and Technology Diffusion (Dr Meelis Kitsing)

Participation is made possible by funding from the Baltic-American Freedom Foundation (BAFF). For more information about BAFF scholarships and speaker support, visit