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Theodore P. Gerber and Karine Torosyan – Remittances in Georgia:  Correlates, Economic Impact, and Social Capital Formation

Theodore P. Gerber and Karine Torosyan – Remittances in Georgia:  Correlates, Economic Impact, and Social Capital Formation

Authors examine migrant-level, household-level, and contextual variables associated with the probability that a Georgian household receives remittances. The impact of remittances is especially pronounced in urban settings, less so in rural areas…. Read more »

John A. Gould and Carl Sickner – Making Market Democracies? The Contingent Loyalties of Post-Privatization Elites in Azerbaijan, Georgia and Serbia

John A. Gould and Carl Sickner – Making Market Democracies? The Contingent Loyalties of Post-Privatization Elites in Azerbaijan, Georgia and Serbia

Neoliberal market reformers stress the ‘market building instincts’ of private owners to justify rapid forms of property transformation under illiberal political conditions. Authors employ a ‘path contingency’ approach to show that under illiberal, competitive… Read more »

Marco Giuli – Georgia and the Systemic Impact of the Financial Crisis

Marco Giuli – Georgia and the Systemic Impact of the Financial Crisis

This paper analyses the potential effects that the systemic developments stemming from the global financial crisis and the August war are likely to have in Georgia, within a context of… Read more »

Gerald Mars and Yochanan Altman – Managing in Soviet Georgia: an Extreme Example in Comparative Management

Gerald Mars and Yochanan Altman – Managing in Soviet Georgia: an Extreme Example in Comparative Management

This paper details the case of Soviet Georgia’s hidden economy, mediated as it was through locally based personal support networks and illustrating our arguments with a case study of legal/illegal manufacturing… Read more »

Vladimer Papava – Poverty Reduction Through Private Sector Development in Georgia: Policy, Practice and Perspectives

Vladimer Papava – Poverty Reduction Through Private Sector Development in Georgia: Policy, Practice and Perspectives

This paper deals with the experience gained in the area of poverty reduction and private sector development in Georgia. Very often steps were populist rather than practical. Poverty reduction may be achieved… Read more »

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