• Issue 109: Inequality in Education

    14-Mar-2019

    Issue 109: Inequality in Education Human capital development is increasingly seen as the biggest driver of economic growth and the most powerful tool in the fight against poverty (World Bank, 2018). This idea is embodied in the World Bank’s new initiative - Human Capital Project, which[…]

    Read more...
  • Issue 108: Employment in Georgia (2014-2017)

    13-Feb-2019

    Issue 108: Employment in Georgia (2014-2017) Increasing the employment rate represents one of the most significant challenges and priorities of the Georgian economy. This bulletin appraises trends related to employment for the period of 2014-2017. Increasing the employment rate represents one of the most significant challenges and[…]

    Read more...
  • Issue 107: Georgia in International Rankings in 2018

    12-Dec-2018

    Issue 107: Georgia in International Rankings in 2018 Georgia was ranked 66th among 140 countries in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index1 in 2018.During 2010-2018 Georgia’s position in the ranking was improving, except one year. In 2018, compared to 2017, Georgia’s position in the ranking improved by[…]

    Read more...
  • Issue 106: Foreign Direct Investment, January-June 2018

    18-Sep-2018

    Issue 106: Foreign Direct Investment, January-June 2018 Analysis of the preliminary data on FDI for the first half of 2018 revealed the following general findings:The financial, energy, and construction sectors attracted the most FDI;Azerbaijan, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands were the largest investing countries for Georgia;Based[…]

    Read more...
  • Issue 105: External Trade, January-June 2018

    3-Aug-2018

    Issue 105: External Trade, January-June 2018 The first half of 2018 produced some interesting figures regarding Georgia’s external trade. Even though the existing data is only preliminary, the analysis thereof unveils some curious results. Georgia’s exports and imports reached their highest point for the observed period[…]

    Read more...
  • Issue 104: External Factors Affecting the Value of Georgian Lari Exchange Rate

    10-Jul-2018

    Issue 104: External Factors Affecting the Value of Georgian Lari Exchange Rate For the period of 2014 to 2017, in every first quarter of each year compared to the first quarter of the previous year, the nominal exchange rate of the Georgian Lari (GEL) against the US Dollar (USD) depreciated. This trend[…]

    Read more...
  • Issue 103: Gross Domestic Product, 2017

    28-May-2018

    Issue 103: Gross Domestic Product, 2017 According to preliminary data, the Georgian economy is characterized by a 5.0% growth in 2017, which is the highest annual real growth rate for the country since 2012. A trend analysis of GDP is useful in comprehending the indicator relative[…]

    Read more...
  • Issue 102: Higher and Vocational Education, 2013-2017

    3-May-2018

    Issue 102: Higher and Vocational Education, 2013-2017 High-quality education is one of the main determinants of economic growth. According to the “Government Program 2016-2020”, education is one of the main priorities for the Government of Georgia. Since 2013, the allocated budget of the Ministry of Education and[…]

    Read more...
  • 101: Georgia in International Rankings

    5-Mar-2018

    101: Georgia in International Rankings Positions in international rankings are an important indicator of how a country is performing with regard to its economic, social and political environment. In this bulletin, Georgia’s positions in international rankings and their dynamics will be reviewed based on recent[…]

    Read more...
  • 100: Georgian Economy - Overview, 2007-2017

    16-Jan-2018

    100: Georgian Economy - Overview, 2007-2017 The 100th edition of Economic Outlook and Indicators happily coincides with PMCG’s 10-year anniversary. Through the last decade, Georgia’s economic indicators have fluctuated substantially. In this edition, we present the dynamics of development for this period, and also analyze the[…]

    Read more...
Issue 109: Inequality in Education

Issue 109: Inequality in Education

14-Mar-2019
Human capital development is increasingly seen as the biggest driver of economic growth and the most powerful tool in the fight against poverty (World Bank, 2018). This idea is embodied in the World Bank’s new…
Black Sea Bulletin: Exchange Rates - 2018

Black Sea Bulletin: Exchange Rates - 2018

11-Mar-2019
In this bulletin, we discuss exchange rate dynamics in the countries of the Black Sea region during the period of 2014-2018. In particular, the exchange rates of these countries’ currencies against the USD and EUR…
Hotel Price Index (January, 2019)

Hotel Price Index (January, 2019)

25-Feb-2019
In January 2019, in Georgia the hotel price index decreased by 3.9% compared to December 2018. Among ten regions of Georgia and Tbilisi, in January 2019, compared to December 2018, the hotel prices increased only in Racha (1.3%). In Tbilisi, hotel prices decreased by 4.2%. In January 2019, compared to…
Georgian Economic Climate (Q1, 2019)

Georgian Economic Climate (Q1, 2019)

19-Feb-2019
In the first quarter of 2019, Georgian economic climate slightly improved. In this period, Georgian economists assessed Georgia’s present economic situation positively. The assessment of present economic situationin this quarter has deteriorated compared with the…
Hotel Price Index (December, 2018)

Hotel Price Index (December, 2018)

22-Jan-2019
In December 2018, compared to November 2018, in Tbilisi, the hotel price index increased by 11.9%. The growth rate of guesthouse prices (21%) significantly exceeded the growth rate of 3*, 4* and 5* hotel prices (9.3%). Notably, the given dynamics differs from the dynamics of the previous year, when the…
Hotel Price Index (November, 2018)

Hotel Price Index (November, 2018)

18-Dec-2018
• In November 2018, compared to November 2017, in Georgia the hotel price index decreased by 0.1%;• In November 2018, compared to November 2017, the daily rates for standard double hotel rooms decreased the most in Guria(-14.7%) and Kakheti (-13.6%);• In November 2018, compared to November 2017, the hotel prices…
Issue 107: Georgia in International Rankings in 2018

Issue 107: Georgia in International Rankings in 2018

12-Dec-2018
Georgia was ranked 66th among 140 countries in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index1 in 2018. During 2010-2018 Georgia’s position in the ranking was improving, except one year. In 2018, compared to 2017, Georgia’s…
Issue 108: Employment in Georgia (2014-2017)

Issue 108: Employment in Georgia (2014-2017)

13-Feb-2019
Increasing the employment rate represents one of the most significant challenges and priorities of the Georgian economy. This bulletin appraises trends related to employment for the period of 2014-2017.  
Hotel Price Index (October, 2018)

Hotel Price Index (October, 2018)

21-Nov-2018
In October 2018, compared to October 2017, in Georgia the hotel price index increased by 7.2%; In October 2018, compared to October 2017, the daily rates for standard double hotel rooms increased the most in Adjara (22.7%) and Samtskhe-Javakheti (17.9%); In October 2018, compared to 2017, the hotel prices in…
Georgian Economic Climate (Q4, 2018)

Georgian Economic Climate (Q4, 2018)

19-Nov-2018
In the fourth quarter of 2018, Georgian economic climate barely remained satisfactory. In this period, Georgian economistsassessed Georgia’s present economic situation satisfactorily. However, assessment of present economic situation in this quarter deteriorated compared to the…
Page 1 of 6