Bank of Lithuania
December 20 09:55 - 12:07
Microsoft Teams Meeting


9:55 - Microsoft Teams channel


09:55 – 10:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
10:00 – 10:25 

Eglė Jakučionytė (CEFER) “Loans vs Subsidies: Lithuania’s State Support Policies During the COVID-19 Pandemic” Slides (1.4 MB download icon)

-How do loan-recipient firms differ from firms that received subsidies?

-Which of the two support types had a larger effect on employment: subsidies or loans?

10:25 – 10:50

Ziran (Josh) Ding (CEFER) “The Dynamics of Product and Labor Market Power—Evidence from Lithuania” Slides (605.7 KB download icon)

-Do firms in Lithuania possess product market power to price their products above their marginal costs?

-Do firms in Lithuania possess labor market power to pay workers at a wage lower than workers’ marginal revenue product of labor?

-If so, are there any differences across firms within the same industry? Over time?

10:50 – 11:15 

Linas Tarasonis (CEFER) “Global Repository of Income Dynamics (GRID): Evidence from Lithuania” Slides (644.1 KB download icon)

-How has earnings inequality evolved in Lithuania over the last 20 years, and how does it compare to other countries?

-Did this evolution differ among subpopulations, such as men and women or between top and bottom income earners?

11:15 – 11:40

Karolis Bielskis (TMTS) “Household Wealth and Finances in Lithuania” Slides (162.2 KB download icon)

-How much the net wealth in Lithuania changed since 2017?

-Has wealth inequality increased or decreased over the last few years?

-How is the percentage of credit constrained households changing in the country?

11:40 – 12:05

Anup Mulay (TMTS) “Climate policy in the Baltics: A tool for scenario analysis” Slides (286 KB download icon)

-A new tool to study impact of climate-related fiscal and monetary policies

-The analysis includes different types of renewable and nonrenewable energy sources, and conventional and unconventional policy tools
12:05 – 12:07  Closing Remarks


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