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# Title Research Center Donor & Partner Researcher Start date End date State Total contract value
1 Migration Project
Education and Social Policy Research Center
Global Development Network (GDN)

Karine Torosyan

Robert Tchaidze

Apr-08 Feb-10 Completed 42,500 USD
2 Growth Diagnostics for Georgia Macroeconomic Policy Research Center East-West Management Institute’s G-PAC project, with funding from USAID Yasay Babych
Michael Fuenfzig
Jun-11 May-12 Completed 50,000 USD
3 Informality in the Georgian labor market

Energy and Environment Policy Research Center

Education and Social Policy Research Center

Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), with funding from the Volkswagen Foundation Hartmut Lehmann
Melanie Khamis
Randall Filer
Vladimir Gimpelson
Muhammad Asali
Norberto Pignatti
Karine Torosyan
Jul-11   Ongoing 105,000 USD
4 The Costs and Benefits of Labor Mobility between the EU and the Eastern Partnership Countries Education and Social Policy Research Center CASE Warsaw with funding from EuropeAid Lasha Labadze
Giorgi Kelbakiani
Maka Chitanava
Maya Grigolia
Nov-11 Jul-12 Completed 15,000 USD
 5 Assessing the Research and Training Needs for Georgian Energy Sector Energy and Environment Policy Research Center
Association of Young Professionals in Energy of Georgia (AYPEG)

Irakli Galdava

Nikoloz Sumbadze

Oct-11 Dec-11 Completed 3,000 USD
6 Trade and Sustainability Impact Assessment in support of negotiations on Deep Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DFCTA) between the EU and Georgia Macroeconomic Policy Research Center CASE-Warsaw and Ecorys, Georgian Prime Minister’s Office Maya Grigolia
Irakli Galdava
Lasha Labadze
Jan-12 Jun-12 Completed 13,000 USD
7 National Competitiveness Report-Georgia Macroeconomic Policy Research Center Economic Prosperity Initiative (EPI)/USAID, and G-PAC project/USAID Eric Livny
Giorgi Bakradze
Givi Melkadze
Giorgi Mekerishvili
Irakli Galdava
Giorgi Kelbakiani
Jun-12 Mar-13 Completed 80,000 USD
8 Comprehensive Costing and Finance Strategies for the Early Learning system in Georgia Education and Social Policy Research Center UNICEF Eric Livny
Maka Chitanava
Nino Doghonadze
Jul-12 Nov-12 Completed 18,263 USD
9 Expert Review of the Social and Economic Platforms of Georgian Political Parties Macroeconomic Policy Research Center G-PAC project/USAID Maya Grigolia
Giorgi Mekerishvili
Givi Mekladze
Jul-12 Dec-12 Completed 11,529 USD
10 Financial Soundness Indicators for Investment Climate Assessment - Phase I Macroeconomic Policy Research Center Asian Development Bank Yasya Babych
Maya Grigolia
Nino Sharumashvili
Nov-12 Sep-13 Completed 20,000 USD
11 Computable General Equilibrium Model for Georgia Macroeconomic Policy Research Center GIZ Giorgi Bakradze
Lasha Labadze
Irakli Galdava
Nino Doghonadze
Dec-12 Feb-15 Completed 40,000 GEL
12 Regional Disparities in Georgia Macroeconomic Policy Research Center EU-financed Support to Regional Policy Implementation in Georgia, Ecorys Michael Fuenfzig
Nino Doghonadze
Irakli Galdava
Mar-13 May-13 Completed 23,527 USD
13 Fiscal Implications of Local Self-Government Reform in Georgia Education and Social Policy Research Center
Management System International (MSI) Florian Biermann
Eric Livny
Nino Doghonadze
Giorgi Kelbakiani
Jun-13 Sep-13 Completed 26,914 USD
14 Inclusive Growth Public Discussion Platform Macroeconomic Policy Research Center Swiss Cooperation Office for the South Caucasus (SDC) Eric Livny
Giorgi Bakradze
Adam Pellillo
Sep-13 Dec-14 Completed 141,905 GEL
15 Financial Soundness Indicators for Investment Climate Assessment - phase II Macroeconomic Policy Research Center Asian Development Bank Yasya Babych
Andrey Sarychev
Maya Grigolia
Nino Sharumashvili
Oct-13 May-14 Completed 35,000 USD
16 Cooperation for Rural Prosperity in Georgia (ENPARD) Agricultural Policy Research Center CARE International

Eric Livny
Lasha Labadze
Adam Pellillo
Irakli Kochlamazashvili
Nino Kakulia

Davit Zhorzholiani

Jan-14 Dec-17 Ongoing 320,000 EUR
17 Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs (MoLHSA) of Georgia on Improving the Matching of Registered Unemployed to Training Programs Education and Social Policy Research Center The World Bank Eric Livny
Florian Biermann
Lasha Labadze
Nino Doghonadze
Robizon Khubulashvili
Feb-14 Jun-14 Completed 15,000 USD
18 Competitiveness of Georgian Agriculture: Investment Case Studies Agricultural Policy Research Center Deloitte/USAID Eric Livny
Simon Appleby
Mar-14 Jul-14 Completed 35,000 USD
19 Value Chain Analysis of the Georgian Sheep Sector
Agricultural Policy Research Center
Heifer Project International (HPI)

Irakli Kochlamazashvili

Pati Mamardashvili

Mar-14 Jul-14 Completed 10,000 USD
20 Pilot Regulatory Impact Assessment of the Spatial Planning and Construction Code

Energy and Environment Policy Research Center

Education and Social Policy Research Center

Economic Prosperity Initiative (EPI)/USAID Norberto Pignatti
Maka Chitanava
Nino Doghonadze
Giorgi Tsutskiridze
Apr-14 Jun-14 Completed 15,000 USD
21 Revising Household Needs Index in the Means Tested Formula in Georgia Education and Social Policy Research Center UNICEF Nikoloz Pkhakadze
Varlam Kvantaliani
Vasil Tsakadze
Jun-14 Aug-14 Completed 11,700 GEL
22 Population Situation Analysis in Georgia Education and Social Policy Research Center
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Georgia
Lasha Labadze
Maka Chitanava
Nino Doghonadze
Jul-14 Sep-14 Completed 3,200 USD
23 Pilot Cost-Benefit Analysis for Alliances SJ Project Agricultural Policy Research Center Swiss Cooperation Office for the South Caucasus (SDC) Salome Gelashvili Aug-14 March-15 Completed (Part of Inclusive Growth Public Discussion Platform Project)
24 The effect of reduced wine exports on grape prices Agricultural Policy Research Center German Economic Team (GET) in Georgia Eric Livny
Ia Katsia
Sep-14 May-15 Completed 6,108 EUR
25 The Role of Family Farming in the Sustainable Development of Agriculture Sector and Poverty Reduction Agricultural Policy Research Center Swiss Cooperation Office for the South Caucasus (SDC) Pati Mamardashvili
Salome Gelashvili
Irakli Kochlamazashvili
Ia Katsia
Oct-14 Jan-15 Completed (Part of Inclusive Growth Public Discussion Platform Project)
26 Georgia’s Agricultural Exports
Agricultural Policy Research Center
German Economic Team (GET) in Georgia
Stephan von Cramon-Taubadel
Pati Mamardashvili
Nikoloz Pkhakadze
Oct-14 Nov-14 Completed 3,250 EUR
27 Feasibility Study on Agricultural Insurance in Georgia
Agricultural Policy Research Center
KfW Entwicklungsbank (“KfW”)

Simon Appleby

Ia Katsia

Nov-14 Feb-15 Completed 3,450 USD
28 SME Policy Assessments in the EESC region. Country: Georgia Private Sector Development Research Center OECD Maya Grigolia
Olga Azhgibetseva
Dec-14 Mar-15 Completed 7,000 EUR
29 Bumper Analysis of Agricultural Sector of Georgia Agricultural Policy Research Center
USAID
Salome Gelashvili
Ia Katsia
Jan-15 Mar-15 Completed Internal core budget of APRC
30 Strengthening Domestic Resource Mobilization Macroeconomic Policy Research Center
Asian Development Bank
Nino Mosiashvili Feb-15 Jun-15 Completed 4,795 USD
31 Background Paper for Georgia Poverty Assessment on Decreasing Enrollment Rates Education and Social Policy Research Center World Bank Lasha Lanchava
Eric Livny
Feb-15 Apr-15 Completed 8,000 USD
32 Assessment of the Georgia Agricultural Card Program Agricultural Policy Research Center World Bank Salome Gelashvili
Ia Katsia
Irakli Kochlamazashvili
Pati Mamardashvili
Mar-15 May-15 Completed 5,960 USD
33 Impacts of East-West Highway Corridor Macroeconomic Policy Research Center World Bank

Lasha Labadze

Nikoloz Pkhakadze

Maya Grigolia

Mar-15 Jun-15 Completed 31,000 USD
34 Georgia's RMIDP Infrastructure Project Assessment Macroeconomic Policy Research Center

Good Governance Fund (GGF)

Pricewaterhousecoopers (PwC)

Yasya Babych

Eric Livny

Maya Grigolia

Nino Doghonadze

Nikoloz Pkhakadze

Mar-15 Apr-15 Completed  30,000 USD
35 Sheltering Solutions for Distressed Eco-migrants Education and Social Policy Research Center

Caucasus Environmental NGO Network

Lasha Lanchava
Apr-15 Jul-15 Completed 2,500 USD
36 Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) on the Crop Insurance Reform of Georgia Agricultural Policy Research Center

USAID and Deloitte Consulting LLC

Governing for Growth (G4G)

Pati Mamardashvili

Norberto Pignatti
Salome Gelashvili
Maka Chitanava
Ia Katsia

 Jun-15  Nov-15 Completed  30,000 USD
37 Agriculture and Food Production: Potential in Georgia
Agricultural Policy Research Center

German Economic Team (GET) in Georgia

Ia Katsia

Jun-15 Sep-15 Completed 1,700 USD
38 Georgian Reform Progress Tracking System Private Sector Development Research Center

Governing for Growth (G4G)

Eric Livny

Sophiko Skhirtladze

Gigla Mikautadze

Olga Azhgibetseva

Irakli Shalikashvili

Sept-15  Aug-2018  Ongoing  142,250 USD
39 Market Assessment for a Spirits and Drinks Company
Private Sector Development Research Center
JSC MGEORGIA Natia Gelashvili
Nika Pertakhia
Oct-15 Dec-15 Completed 1,200 USD
40 Assess the Food Security Data Relevance and Collection Mechanisms in the South Caucasus
Agricultural Policy Research Center OXFAM

Salome Gelashvili

Ia Katsia

Irakli Kochlamazashvili

Pati Mamardashvili

Nino Kakulia

Oct-15 Dec-15 Completed 25,286 EUR
 41 Good Jobs for Inclusive Growth
Education and Social Policy Research CenterMacroeconomic Policy Research Center
 Asian Development Bank

Michael Beenstock
Yasya Babych
Lasha Labadze
Maka Chitanava
Nino Doghonadze
Giorgi Mzhavanadze

Nov-15 March-17 Ongoing 50,000 USD
42 Knowledge Gaps and Structural Change in Georgian Agriculture Education and Social Policy research Center United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Florian Biermann

Zurab Abramishvili

Saba Devdariani

 Nov-15  Jun-16  Completed 90,600 USD
43 Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) on Irrigation Tariff Methodology

 

Energy and Environment Policy Research Center

Agricultural Policy Research Center

USAID and Deloitte Consulting LLC 

Governing for Growth (G4G)


Levan Pavlenishvili

Maka Chitanava

Norberto Pignatti

Olga Azhgibetseva

Irakli Kochlamazashvili

Pati Mamardashvili

Nov-15  Jan-16  Completed 40,000 USD
44

Consumer Demand Analysis for JSC Sarajishvili

Private Sector Development Research Center

JSC Sarajishvili

Lasha Labadze

Sophiko Skhirtladze

Dec-15  Jan-16  Completed 1,500 USD
45

Identify Determinant Factors of Mathematics Test Results in Georgian Schools

Education and Social Policy research Center

National Assessment and Examination Center

Lasha Labadze

Zurab Abramishvili

 Feb-16  May-16 Completed

3,000 USD

46

Financial Literacy Research in Georgia

Private Sector Development Research Center

TNS, TBC Bank

Lasha Labadze

Sophiko Skhirtladze

Maya Grigolia

Irakli Shalikashvili

 Feb-16  Mar-16 Completed 4,300 GEL
47

Priority Investment Sectors

Macroeconomic Policy Research Center

Good Governance Fund

Pricewaterhousecooper

Eric Livny

Yasya Babych

Sophiko Skhirtladze

Giorgi Mzhavanadze

Feb-16 Jun-16 Completed 55,000 USD
48

Policy Paper on DCFTA Implementation Progress

Private Sector Development Research Center

Open Society Georgia Foundation

Sophiko Skhirtladze

Irakli Shalikashvili

Mar-16 May-16 Completed 2,000 USD
49

Leaders In Development

Private Sector Development Research Center

JTI Georgia

Eric Livny
Yasya Babych
Sophiko Skhirtladze
Florian Biermann
Lasha Labadze
Nino Doghonadze

 May-16  Jul-16 Completed  21,000 GEL
50

Livestock Farm-Enterprise Models in Kakheti Region

Agricultural Policy Research Center

Swiss Cooperation Office South Caucasus / HEKS-EPER South Caucasus Regional Office

Market Opportunities for Livelihood Improvement (MOLI) in Kakheti Region

Pati Mamardashvili

Salome Gelashvili

Ia Katsia

Irakli Kochlamazashvili

Eric Livny

Jun-16 Sep-16 Completed 17,000 USD
51

Support of Entrepreneurial Education

Private Sector Development Research Center

IHK for Munich and Upper Bavaria
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia

Eric Livny

Sophiko Skhirtladze

Mariam Zaldastanishvili

Tamta Maridashvili

Jun-16   Sep-16  Completed  4500 EUR
52

Economic Capital Stress Testing Methodology

Private Sector Policy Research Center

TBC Bank

Olga Azhgibetseva

Sophiko Skhirtladze

 Aug-16  Oct-16 Completed 6,000 GEL
53

Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) of the Pension Reform

Energy and Environment Policy Research CenterEducation and Social Policy Research Center

USAID/Governing for Growth

Deloitte Consulting

Norberto Pignatti

Olga Azhgibetseva

Yasya Babych

Maka Chitanava

Sophiko Skhirtladze

Karine Torosyan

Levan Pavlenishvili

Oct-16  Apr-17 Completed 45,000 USD
54

Evaluation of Training Program for Agricultural Cooperatives in Georgia

Agricultural Policy Research Center

Capacity Building to the Agricultural Cooperatives Development Agency (ENPARD), EVOLUXER S.L.

Pati Mamardashvili

Ia Katsia

Salome Deisadze

Oct-16 Mar-17 Completed 3,000 USD
55

Assessment of Economic Impact of Immigrant Students in Georgia

Education and Social Policy Research Center

International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD)

 Giorgi Papava

Laura Manukyan

Nov-16  Dec-16 Completed 7,050 GEL
56

Focus Groups on Pension Reform

Energy and Environment Policy Research Center, Education and Social Policy Research Center

USAID/Governing for Growth (G4G)

Giorgi Papava

Levan Pavlenishvili

Nov-16 Dec-16 Completed 3,500 USD
57

Tracking Real Estate Prices

Private Sector Development Research Center

Procredit Bank

Olga Azhgibetseva

Dec-16 Jan-17 Completed 30,000 GEL
58

Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) on Law of Water Resource Management

Energy and Environment Policy Research Center

USAID/Governing for Growth

Deloitte Consulting

Norberto Pignatti

Levan Pavlenishvili

Maka Chitanava

Ucha Dzimistarishvili

Irakli Shalikashvili

Pati Mamardashvili

Dr. Nidal Salim

 

Jan-17  Jun-17 Completed 36,607 USD
59

Supporting Business Support Organizations in DCFTA and SME policy implementation – Lot 2

Private Sector Development Research Center

Agricultural Policy Research Center

European Commision

Georgian Farmers' Association

Sophiko Skhirtladze

Yasya Babych

Pati Mamardashvili

Feb-17 Apr-19 Ongoing 160,000 EUR
60

Study on Trade Facilitation in the South Caucasus

Private Sector Development Research Center

UNDP

Veronica Movchan

David Tarr

Eric Livny

Sophiko Skhirtladze

Yasya Babych

Vardan Baghdasaryan

Vusal Mammardzayev

Giorgi Mzhavanadze

Olga Azhgibetseva

Davit Keshelava

Feb-17 Nov-17 Ongoing 115,539 USD
61

Identifying Sectoral Priorities in Georgian Agriculture

Agricultural Policy Research Center

World Bank Group (WBG)

Eric Livny

Andrei Maximov

Pati Mamardashvili

Salome Gelashvili

Salome Deisadze

Davit Zhorzholiani

Feb-17 Jun-17 Completed  
62

Education Policy Forum

Education and Social Policy Research Center

World Bank, UNICEF

Florian Biermann

Zurab Abramishvili

Tamta Maridashvili

Laura Manukyan

 

Mar-17 Dec-17 Ongoing 44,550 USD
63

Meet the Meat Demand

Agricultural Policy Research Center

French Livestock Institute

Pati Mamardashvili

Ia Katsia

Salome Deisadze

Davit Zhorzholiani

APr-2017 May-17 Completed 2,500 USD
64

Strengthening Entrepreneurial Training in Formal TVET System

Education and Social Policy Research Center

Millennium Challenge Accoung Georgia (MCA)

Florian Biermann

Maya Grigolia

Irakli Kochlamazashvili

Tamta Maridashvili

Apr-17 Jan-18 Ongoing 22,300 USD
65

Global Programme to Prevent Son Preference and Gender-Biased Sex Selection

Energy & Environment Policy Research Center

United Nations Population Fund

Maka Chitanava

Tamta Maridashvili

Davit Keshelava

Jun-16 Jun-20 Ongoing 14,000 USD
67

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Climate Change Adaptation Measures in Agriculture

Agricultural Policy Research Center

LEPL Environmental Information and Education Centre

Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia

Salome Gelashvili

Pati Mamardashvili

Jun-16  Aug-17 Completed  
68

An Assessment of Enterprise Performance of Agricultural Cooperatives

Agricultural Policy Research Center

Capacity Building to the Agricultural Cooperatives Development Agency (ENPARD), EVOLUXER S.L.

Pati Mamardashvili

Salome Deisadze

Ia Katsia

 

Jun-17 Aug-17 Completed  
69

Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) of the Draft Law of Georgia on Biodiversity

Agricultural Policy Research CenterEnergy & Environment Policy Research Center

GIZ Office South Caucasus

Salome Gelashvili

Pati Mamardashvili

Davit Zhorzholiani

Ia Katsia

Salome Deisadze

Norberto Pignatti

Jul-17  Nov-17 Ongoing 41,950 EUR
70

Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) of the Draft Law of Georgia on Entrepreneurs

Private Sector Development Research Center

GIZ, PROLoG/USAID

Sophiko Skhirtladze

Maya Grigolia

Irakli Shalikashvili

Olga Azhgibetseva

Norberto Pignatti

Maka Chitanava

Mar-17 Sep-17 Completed 35,113 EUR

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