Economics and Social Policy

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Official Statistics on Refusals to Entry for Foreign Citizens at the Georgian Border

Between 2014 and September 30 of 2017, foreign citizens were refused entry at the Georgian state border a total of 27,400 times

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Fines for Illicit Garbage in Tbilisi in 2017

A total of 4,563 protocols were filed for illicit garbage disposal in Tbilisi in 2017. Among these, 338 for institutions and 4,225 for persons; Amount fined amounted to 933,227 GEL. Among this, 387,620 GEL from institutions and 545,607 GEL from persons.

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Remittances in Georgia

One of the more important sources of foreign currency inflow to Georgia is the funds sent to their native country by emigrants. The largest diaspora of Georgians is present in the Russian Federation, therefore the largest share of remittances is made from Russia. Since 2012, the share of remittances from the Russian Federation significantly decreases annually and by 2017 decreased to 33%. 

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Statistical Data of Internally Displaced Persons by Deprivation of Status, Termination and Income

According to the information provided by the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia, 277,403 persons have registered as an IDP in Georgia

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Comparative Analyses of Public Procurement Legislation and Practice in Eastern Partnership Countries

The purpose of this comparative analysis prepared by IDFI is to show parallel trends and shared characteristics of public procurement systems in EaP countries, including the best practices.

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Expenses on Public School Infrastructure in Georgia 2014-2017

Expenses on Public School Infrastructure in Georgia 2014-2017.

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Asylum Seekers in Georgia - 2012-2017

IDFI visualization about asylum seekers in Georgia in 2012-2017 years. 


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Tbilisi City Assembly Parking Fines Point to Ineffectiveness of the Parking System

The number of fines issued on vehicles belonging to the Tbilisi City Council over the past 7 years shows that the existing parking system has failed to regulate parking even just outside the Council building.

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New Draft Law on Remuneration in Public Service Fails to Meet Existing Challenges

Despite positive changes, IDFI believes that the new draft law on remuneration in the public service proposed by Ministry of Finance and the Civil Service Bureau fails to meet existing challenges.

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Implementation Assessment of the Georgian Public Procurement Legislation

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the procurement system of Georgia, including problems related to the implementation of the legislation, assess its performance, point out its strengths and weaknesses and provide recommendations on solutions. The paper is based on the assessment of the Public Procurement Legislation of Georgia (PPL) that was conducted within the framework of the project Transparent Public Procurement Rating (TPPR).