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Senior Researcher at the Macroeconomic Policy Research Center
Davit Keshelava joined the Macroeconomic Policy Research Center of the ISET Policy Institute as a researcher in July 2016. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Tbilisi State University in 2014, and earned a Master’s Degree in Economics from the International School of Economics (ISET) at TSU in 2016. His MA focused on Macroeconomics, and studied early warning indicators of banking crises in small, open economies. He is currently a third-year student of the Ph.D. program in economics at Tbilisi State University (TSU), and has been working on a Ph.D. thesis entitled “Currency Crises and Optimal Monetary Policy – Example of Georgia”.
Being a senior researcher at the ISET Policy Institute, Davit has been working on different economic projects which focus on macroeconomics, gender economics, social policy, cost benefit analysis, regulatory impact assessment, and program evaluation. He specializes in macroeconomic research, and is responsible for producing monthly reports of the GDP forecast, writing blogs on economic topics, and working on research projects. His research interests include Macroeconomic theory, Growth theory and Development Economics.
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1. Study on Trade Facilitation in the South Caucasus
2. Global Programme to Prevent Son Preference and Gender-Biased Sex Selection
3. Policy Analysis of the Ongoing Economic Reforms
4. Comparing Interest Rates on Credit Products for Individuals and Business in the ECA Region and Comparing Credit Quality in Bank vs Non-Bank Sectors in Georgia
5. Technical Assistance for Conducting Economic Analysis for Introducing a New Policy for Maternity, Paternity and Parental Leave in Georgia
6. Assessing Participation of CAREC Countries in Global and Regional Value Chains
7. Regulatory Impact Assessments and Gender Impact Assessments for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Georgia
8. Training on Macroeconomic Forecasting and Economic Monitoring for Policy Purposes in Georgia