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Race to the Eurozone: why Latvia joined before Lithuania

-O., Sprūds, A. Baltic-German Strategic Engagement: Realignment after the Eurocrisis?. Latvian Institute of International Affairs, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. Retrieved from BNS, 2012, January 2. D.Grybauskaitė: Lietuvai nerealu 2014 metais įsivesti eurą [D.Grybauskaitė: euro adoption in 2014 is unrealistic for Lithuania]. Retrieved from Caporale, G.M., Ciferri, A., Girardi

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Europeanization and development: using open regime theory to assess Lithuania’s post-EU accession

References Baltijos tyrimai, 2014. Požiūris į demokratiją: dvi Lietuvos [View to Democracy: Two Lithuanias]. [online] Delfi, 20 August. Available at: <> [Accessed November 2014]. Bohle, D. and Greskovits, B., 2012. Capitalist Diversity on Europe’s Periphery. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press. Börzel, T., 2012. From Europeanisation to Diffusion. West European Politics, 35(1), pp.79-97. Börzel, T. and

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A small state in the asymmetrical bilateral relations: Lithuania in Lithuanian-Russian relations since 2004

References Agreement of Political Parties regarding the Main Goals and Objectives of the State Foreign Policy 2004-2008 , 2004, Vilnius, 5 October. Available at: <> [Accessed 1 October 2015]. Agreement of Political Parties regarding the Principles, Strategic Guidelines and Goals of Lithuanian Foreign Policy 2008-2012 [in Lithuanian], 2008, Vilnius, 28 October. Available at: <> [Accessed 11 October 2014

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The quantitative and qualitative analysis of public administration reforms in post-communist countries

(3), pp.563-581. Nakrošis, V., 2015. The Influence of Government Priorities on Public-Administration Reforms in Europe. NISPACEE Journal of Public Administration and Policy, VIII(1), pp.21-40. Nakrošis, V., Vilpišauskas, R. and Kuokštis, V., 2015. Fiscal Consolidation and Structural Reforms in Lithuania in the Period 2008-2012: From Grand Ambitions to Hectic Firefighting. International Review of Administrative Sciences, 81(3), pp.522-540. Nemec, J., 2010. New Public Management and its Implementation in CEE: What Do We Know

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Learning the Economic Vote at Local Elections: Case of Lithuania, 1995-2011

REFERENCES Bartolini, S. and Mair P., 2007 (first published in 1990 by Cambridge University Press). Identity, Competition and Electoral Availability: The Stabilisation of European Electorates 1885-1985 . Essex: ECPR Press. Čivinskas, R. and Tolvaišis, L., 2006. Tarpbiudžetinis lėšų perskirstymas Lietuvoje: instituciniai interesai ir savivaldybių finansinis savarankiškumas. Viešoji politika ir administravimas , 16, pp. 87-99. Gediminas D., 2009. Analysis of a situation on local taxes in Lithuania. Intellectual Economics , 5 (1), pp. 21

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The Impact of the EU on Agencification and Depoliticisation in Lithuania

in Sweden. Public Administration , 91(4), pp. 891-907. Delfi, 2013. „Darbiečiai“ nusitaikė į ES milijardus , 24 07 2013. Available at: < > [Accessed 5 October 2013]. Dimitrova, A. L., 2010. The new Member States of the EU in the Aftermath of Enlargement: Do New European Rules Remain Empty Shells? Journal of European Public Policy , 17(1), pp. 137-148. Dimitrova, A., 2005. Europeanization and Civil Service Reform in Central and Eastern

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Populist discourse on political representation: a case study of anti-establishment organizations in Lithuania

Populist Challenge. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillian, pp. 62-80. Taggart, P., 2004. Populism and Representative Politics in Contemporary Europe. Journal of Political Ideologies, 9(3), pp. 269-288. The Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Lithuania, 2012. Election to the Seimas and the Referendum on the Construction of a New Nuclear Power Plant in the Republic of Lithuania. [online] Available at: <> [Accessed on 15 January 2016

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Report: Welfare State Model – Nordic Experiences and Perspectives in Lithuania


The aim of this article is to review the ideas presented by the Nordic scholars of the “Welfare State Model – Nordic Experiences and Perspectives in Lithuania” project and to discuss the applicability of these ideas to the Lithuanian context. During the program, held in Lithuania, in 2013–2014, Nordic scholars and their Lithuanian colleagues debated Nordic welfare model features such as active labour market policies, family policies, digital welfare innovations, the role of culture, and social trust. They also discussed contemporary challenges to Nordic success. The project intended to: promote the Nordic countries’ experiences of becoming welfare states, increase knowledge of the Nordic welfare model among Lithuanians, and initiate a debate on the potential for this model to function in Lithuania.

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Parliamentarism Versus Semi-Presidentialism in the Baltic States: The Causes and Consequences of Differences in the Constitutional Frameworks

REFERENCES Anton, F. J. 2009. Staatlichkeit und Demokratisierung in Lettland. Entwicklung – Stand – Perspektiven. Würzburg: Ergon. Arlauskas, S. 2010. Sovereignty of a Nation in the Parliamentary System of Lithuania: Problems and Proposals. Limes , 3(2), pp. 99–109. Bagehot, W. 2001 (1867). The English Constitution . Ed. by Paul Smith. Cambridge: Cambridge UP. Baltic Reports. 2010. Zatlers: increase presidential powers . < >. 27.09.2013. Beichelt, T., Keudel, D. 2011. Horizontale Gewaltenteilung

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