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Private ownership seems to matter in the long run. In combination with the usual disruption stemming from the radical privatization and other transformation measures, this resulted in a drop in measured output. Participate Latest Results Learn More. Government type:. Education expenditures:. From Prague to Vladivostok, twenty-eight countries in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe abandoned similar political and economic systems. Similarly, central banks had to be reinforced and had to tighten monetary controls and eliminate subsidized credits.
Major infectious diseases:. Obesity - adult prevalence rate:. Education expenditures:. School life expectancy primary to tertiary education :. Unemployment, youth ages Government :: Lithuania. Country name:. Government type:. Administrative divisions:. National holiday:. Independence Day or National Day , 16 February ; note - 16 February was the date Lithuania established its statehood and its concomitant independence from Soviet Russia and Germany; 11 March was the date it declared the restoration of Lithuanian statehood and its concomitant independence from the Soviet Union.
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Economy - overview:. GDP purchasing power parity :. GDP official exchange rate :. GDP - real growth rate:.
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Industrial production growth rate:. Labor force:. Labor force - by occupation:. Unemployment rate:. Population below poverty line:. Household income or consumption by percentage share:. Distribution of family income - Gini index:. Taxes and other revenues:. I hoped to analyze the transition of the Lithuanian economy from a centrally-planned communist economy to a free-market and entrepreneurially-driven economy.
Lithuania is steeped in history, culture and geopolitical importance. Over the centuries, Lithuania has been invaded and succumbed to military conquests from Prussia, Germany, the Nazis and the Soviet Union. It seems to be in a hurry to make up for the lost time it spent as a member of the Soviet bloc. It wants to sprint to a western-style economy in weeks instead of years.
Lithuania appears to be economically ambitious but politically fragile. I received different answers depending on the age of the responder. Seniors said they were better off during the Soviet occupation, within a communist economic system. Implementing the transition to a free market economy implies many good economic policies. However, poor governmental practices will cause back-sliding if no measures are taken to ensure effective policy implementation.
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