Social and Economic Policy

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The Threat of U.S. Sanctions and Georgia's Economy

In response to the events developing around the “Russian Law”, on May 23 the U.S.  Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced a comprehensive review of the bilateral cooperation between the United States and Georgia if the law were to be adopted

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What can we learn from the PISA 2022 results?

The PISA assessment serves as one of the indicators for evaluating the quality of school education globally. 

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Regional Information Campaign in Batumi and Kutaisi Municipalities

On November 13 and 14, as part of the Regional Information Campaign, IDFI held working meetings with representatives from the non-governmental sector and local self-governments in Batumi and Kutaisi.

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Regional Information Campaign to promote public-private dialogue

IDFI with the support of USAID's Economic Governance Program is implementing a regional information campaign to promote public-private dialogue.

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Assessment of the quality of public-private dialogue in preparation of normative acts

Ensuring cooperation between the public and private sectors is important for the development of evidence-based and inclusive policies and legislative basis as well as the effective execution of regulations.

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Economic risks of distancing from the West

Distancing from the West is signaled By the GoG's effort to legislate against foreign agents,pursue intensive economic relationship with Russia as well as renew direct flights from Russia. According to 2022 data, GEL 7,39 billion entered Georgiam from foreign sources, viz., 1,57 billion GEL from investment projects financed by donors; 5,82 billion GEL from direct foreign investments. 

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Will the Georgian Economy Collapse Vis- à -Vis Bilateral Sanctions on Russia?

The significant decline in trade with Russia due to the Russian embargo initiated in 2006, followed by the war, had a devastating impact on the Georgian economy.

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Presentation and panel discussion - 30 questions to the governments economic Team

On April 28th, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) conducted a presentation and panel discussion on Thirty Questions for the Government Economic Team.

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Future of the Georgian Pension Reform

Pension reform in Georgia began in 2018. Finding instances of effective pension reform in emerging economies, even those with extensive experience in implementing such reforms proves to be challenging.

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The Impact of the Russia-Ukraine war on Georgia in Numbers

The Impact of the Russia-Ukraine war on Georgia in Numbers

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