Georgia’s New Gold Rush: Or the Economic Prospects of Export of Medical Marijuana

This article continues the theme of ISET Economist blog “Decriminalize Marijuana?” written by my colleague...

Georgia's Growth Projections Strong, but Turkish Lira Crisis May Dampen Buoyant Forecasts

ISET-PI has updated its forecast of Georgia’s real GDP growth rate for the third and fourth...

AUGUST: Average Hotel Prices in Georgia and Hotel Price Index

In Georgia, the average cost of a room in a 3-star hotel was 147 GEL per night in August 2018...

A Fruitful Summer for Georgian Agriculture! The Business Confidence Index Q3 2018

Overall, the BCI lost 4.2 points compared to Q2 2018. Expectations in the private sector in Georgia...

Eastern Partnership European School Opens in Tbilisi

It is the first such school established outside the EU...

Council of Europe Survey Shows Mixed Feelings about Georgia’s Prison Situation

Georgian prisons in 2014: “a high share of inmates per capita, density in...

Trump and the Batshit Lynch Mob

The bigoted bullies of American politics are gathering once again around...

Borjomi and Barbed Wire: Nothing Changes at the Latest Karasin-Abashidze Talks

The Karasin-Abashidze meeting has finally taken place in Prague. The meeting between...

TSU Student Protest Leads to Broader Movement

Central government involvement, lack of financial transparency and democratic...

Bottoms Up, the Elections are Coming: Odgen on The Scandal

Ishall not deceive my public and claim that I was surprised by this week’s...

Georgian President Appoints New Chief of National Bank

Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) economist Koba Gvenetadze...

Porta Batumi Tower to be Completed Summer, 2016

Construction of the multifunctional residential complex and hotel Porta Batumi Tower is scheduled to be completed in summer, 2016...

“Discover Georgia in your Village” Program Launches

Geo-Informational Tourism Center TravelGIS and travel company Discover Georgia are launching a large-scale...

The Daily Beast: The Walking Dead ISIS ‘Minister of War’

The daily Beast has published an article about the red-bearded...

Saakashvili Eyes National Role as Ukraine’s Political Crisis Intensifies

Amid a deepening political crisis in Ukraine, Georgia’s former president and current governor...