Economics and Social Policy

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Statistical Information on Foreign Citizens Been Granted the Citizenship of Georgia, Residence Permit or the Status of a Refugee in 2005-2013

The Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons From the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia is responsible for deciding on the issues of granting the status of a refugee to the nationals of foreign countries as well as to individuals having no nationality

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2013 Data from Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Region

Institute for development of freedom of Information keeps providing divers public information received from Self-governmental authorities of Georgia. Information received to IDFI is now accessible on www.opendata.ge

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Changes of garbage disposal fees in 2011 and 2013: decrease of income, increase of costs and back to old problems

The documents received by IDFI reveal amount of garbage disposal fees collected by "Tbilservice Group" ltd., amount of fees paid to Tbilisi budget, the documents that 2011 changes were based upon and financial reports submitted by "Tbilservice Group" ltd. to Tbilisi City Hall.

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Experts Discussed the Efficiency of the State Owned Enterprises

On May 8, Institute for Development of Freedom of Information, in cooperation with the Tax Payers Union (TPU) organized round table discussion on the issue of “Role of the State-Owned Enterprises in development of the Agriculture Sector”

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Round Table Discussion: Role of the SOEs in the Development of the Agriculture Sector

On May 8, 11:00, at hotel ‘Ambasadori’ (13, Ioane Shavteli str) Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) in cooperation with the Tax Payers Union (TPU) will conducted the round table discussion about the Role of the State-Owned Enterprises in development of the Agriculture Sector.

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2013 Expenses of the Administration of President of Georgia

Analyses of the information about the expenses of 2013 (bonuses, representative costs, roaming service costs, information about the vehicles on the balance) obtained from the Administration of President of Georgia

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Statistics of financial crimes (2004-2014)

On March 6, 2014 IDFI addressed the Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia and the Prosecutors Office of Georgia with the request of the statistical information about the various corruption-related crimes. On March 14, 2014 IDFI obtained statistical data from the Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia about the financial crimes of 2004-2014. According to the received documents, between the period of March 15, 2004 and March 6, 2014 total of 9

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Predicted Financial Impact of the Health Care Reforms on Private Insurance Companies between 2006-2013 in Georgia - The Case of „Aldagi-BCI“

Author: GiorgiKhishtovani Predicted Financial Impact of the Health Care Reforms on Private Insurance Companies between 2006-2013 in Georgia - The Case of Aldagi-BCI(Geo) Since 2006, reforms implemented in the health care system of Georgia were conducted with the active participation of the private insurance companies. So, for instance, the Georgian government has provided a state insurance program (SIP) that provides health insurance to Georgian citizens living at or below th

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Predicted Financial Impact of the Health Care Reforms on Private Insurance Companies between 2006-2013 in Georgia - The Case of „Aldagi-BCI“

Considering the fact that these initiatives imply the gradual replacement of insurance companies in 2014 and their full exclusion from each of state insurance program from 2014, it is of critical importance to evaluate the tendencies and future perspectives of the financial development of the private insurance sector. In the framework of the presented paper we have conducted a valuation of the largest Georgian insurance company (“Aldagi-BCI”).

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A Workshop was Held at the State Audit Service

On 20th November 2013 a workshop regarding the effectiveness of the professional education system was held with NGOs and other representatives of the civil sector in the State Audit Service. The aforementioned meeting was attended by the representative of IDFI, Goga Tushurashvili. During the meeting the Head of the Effectiveness Audit Department presented the problematic issues related to the professional education system. The participants expressed their opinions and offered suggestions