The evaluation of real convergence of Lithuania

June 2010
Applied Economics: Systematic Research;2010, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p13
Academic Journal
The article analyses the real convergence and preparedness of Lithuania to join the Euro zone. Two tools, i.e. Optimum currency area index and Theil's inequality coefficient are used to assess structural economic similarity of Lithuania with several European Union countries. The results of calculating of dimensions mentioned are presented and generalized conclusion is proposed.


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