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Richard Bennet – Delivering on the Hope of the Rose Revolution: Public Sector Reform in Georgia, 2004-2009

Richard Bennet – Delivering on the Hope of the Rose Revolution: Public Sector Reform in Georgia, 2004-2009

Following the peaceful Rose Revolution in November 2003, Georgia President Mikheil Saakashvili and State Minister for Reform Coordination Kakha Bendukidze sought to overhaul the country’s Soviet-style bureaucracy, which had become… 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 »

Tata Chanturidze, Tako Ugulava, Antonio Durán, Tim Ensor and Erica Richardson – Georgia: Health System Review

Tata Chanturidze, Tako Ugulava, Antonio Durán, Tim Ensor and Erica Richardson – Georgia: Health System Review

This report chiefly focuses on developments after the Rose Revolution in 2003, which brought fundamental change to the role of government in providing, financing and managing public services, including health care. Nearly all… Read more »

Alexi Gugushvili – The Development and the Side Effects of Remittances in the CIS Countries and Georgia: The Case of Georgia

Alexi Gugushvili – The Development and the Side Effects of Remittances in the CIS Countries and Georgia: The Case of Georgia

The volume of remittances in Georgia has been growing every year since 2001, but so has the size of the economy. Remittances arguably create moral hazard, at the public level, as… Read more »

Vicken Cheterian – Georgia’s Rose Revolution: Change or Repetition? Tension between State-Building and Modernization Projects

Vicken Cheterian – Georgia’s Rose Revolution: Change or Repetition? Tension between State-Building and Modernization Projects

This paper develops the specificity of the Georgian situation and make the case that what is happening in Georgia seems to be closer to the classic examples of revolutions than the stalemate in… Read more »

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