Executive Director of ISET Policy Institute
Lasha Labadze was born in Tbilisi, Georgia on January 3, 1985. He has been with ISET and ISET-PI since 2008, performing a variety of research, training and teaching functions. He served as a research assistant and participated in faculty-led research projects involving advanced statistical data analysis using STATA and SPSS. He is currently coordinating a number of ongoing projects at ISET-PI including the Khachapuri Index and Consumer Confidence Index. He also teaches different economic disciplines at Tbilisi State University's Business and Economics Faculty.
Lasha is currently the Executive Director at the ISET Policy Institute, where he manages a team of researchers, conducts his own research and provides economic policy consulting and training services. His research interests are primarily in applied microeconomics, labor economics and agricultural economics. Lasha holds a Master's degree in economics from ISET and PhD degree from Tbilisi State University.
5. Costs and Benefits of Labor Mobility between the EU and the Eastern Partnership Partner Countries – EuropeAid/130215/C/SER/Multi, 2012
6. Population Situation analysis (PSA) Georgia 2014. United Nations Population Fund, 2015
7. Transfer of Know-How to Small and Mid-Size Businesses in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. White Paper: Georgia. 2015
8. The consumption of untaxed cigarettes in Switzerland: “La consommation de cigarettes non taxées en Suisse: estimation à partir du Monitorage suisse des addictions”. Published on the Webpage of the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health, 2016