The Lithuanian Free Market Institute (LFMI)

LFMA logoVilnius, Lithuania


The Lithuanian Free Market Institute (LFMI) is a private non-profit non-partisan organisation established in 1990 to promote the ideas of individual freedom and responsibility, free market, and limited government. The LFMI‘s team conducts research on key economic and economic policy issues, develops conceptual reform packages, drafts and evaluates legislative proposals and aids government institutions by advising how to better implement the principles of free market in Lithuania. LFMI also conducts sociological surveys, issues economic literature and organizes conferences, workshops, and lectures. Educational activities are an integral component of LFMI‘s work aimed at making free market ideas a part of the Lithuanian society‘s life.

Pursuing its mission to promote free market ideas, LFMI develops a wide range of public dissemination instruments. LFMI works closely with the business community, international organizations, the media and other groups. In seeking to present  ideas timely and effectively, LFMI constantly seeks new forms of disseminating information, organisaton’s voice is well heard, and the 20 years of concerted efforts show that people are accepting the ideas of individual freedom and free market as familiar and indispensable.