Georgian System of Market Economy – 2003-2012

News | Economics and Social Policy | Trainings | Article 6 January 2015

Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI), Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University and Bremen University with the financial assistance of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany within the scopes of the project “Strategic Plan Georgia 2020 – Strengthening Public Involvement (ZigB) Georgia” are announcing lecturing courses for students.

Within the scopes of the aforementioned project students will have the opportunity to be involved in the 4 day lecturing course – “Georgian System of Market Economy – 2003-2012”. The named lecturing course will be conducted by Giorgi Khishtovani, Bremen University, PhD.


Participants will be awarded with the Joint Certificate of IDFI, Ivane javakhishvili Tbilisi State University and Bremen University. In case of interest, please, register via email: . Last day of registration is January 17, 2015. The number of participants is limited.


Please, send the following information to the mentioned email: name, last name, university, faculty, specialization, semester, email, the mobile phone number and a brief letter of motivation (no more than one page).


Lectures will be held on January 20, 21, 22 and 23 in the upper building of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State Univerisity (room 206), from 15:00 to 17:00 pm. Working Language: Georgian.

Following themes will be discussed during the lecturing course:


Lecture 1
Varieties of Capitalism in the Post-Soviet Transition Countries; Socialist and Capitalist Systems according to Kornai

Lecture 2
Georgian Market Economy in 2003-2012 Years according to Kornai Model (Political System and Ideology, Dominant Form of Private Ownership, Main Mechanisms of Coordination)

Lecture 3
Georgian Market System in 2003-2012 Years according to Kornai Model (Main Behavioral Phenomena of Private Actors and Typical Economic Phenomena); Winners and Losers of Georgian Market Economy in the years of 2003-2012

Lecture 4
Case Study: Healthcare Reform in Georgia, 2006-2012; main Challenges of “Georgia 2020” with considering the shortcomings of Georgian System of Market Economy for the years of 2003-2012

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