ISET and GIZ jointly hosted workshop on implementing climate change-topics in higher education in Georgia
15 October 2021

On Friday, 15 October, ISET and the German Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) jointly hosted an expert digital workshop on Implementing climate change-topics in higher education in Georgia: experiences, needs, and potential for future collaboration.

Gender Equality Index Presentation
01 September 2021

More gender equity means more development. Improving gender equity is not only a goal with an intrinsic value. A substantial body of research highlights the linkages between gender equity and the achievement of other development goals, such as health, education, social and economic rights fulfillment, and even growth.

May Certain Trends Brought By COVID-19 Be Worth Keeping Post-Pandemic?
11 January 2021

A recent ruling of the Georgian Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission (GNERC) dictates that most electricity tariffs will be kept at their current rates, with a minor increase for the supply of firms. The ruling has raised a number of questions in society due to high expectations of a possible increase in tariffs. ISET-PI’s Senior Researcher of the Energy and Environmental Policy Research Center, Levan Pavlenishvili, answered questions raised by the host and audience of Radio Freedom. Some of the questions raised were as follows: how does the tariff setting in electricity sector works? How complex is the tariff methodology and how does it work? What can be the impact of a tariff increase on general price levels in the country? Watch the video from Radio Tavisupleba to learn more.

Improving the Mix and Match in the Labor Market: Can Education Management Information Systems help?
21 December 2020

Eka Zerekidze graduated from Georgian Technical University. She has been working in the IT field for more than 20 years. Eka joined ISET in 2007. She holds the position of an IT Manager. She is in charge of websites management, database management, and supervises learning management system MOODLE and other IT resources. Eka is extremely detail-oriented and meticulous. She is able to solve any problem related to IT, computers and websites. She also provides help desk and IT training to ISET staff and students.     {tab=Contact Details} (+995) 322 507 177 (ext. 108)  [email protected] {/tabs}

Effectiveness of Financial Literacy Program at Schools: The Case Study of SchoolBank in Georgia
10 July 2019

People face complicated financial decisions starting from a young age. Financial mistakes made early in life can be costly. Thus, Financial literacy could play an important role in sound financial decision-making. Financial illiteracy has implications for many household behaviors. People with the lack of financial literacy participate less in the stock market (van Rooij et al. 2011), choose mutual funds with higher fees (Hastings and Tejeda- Ashton, 2008), and accumulate less retirement wealth (Behrman et al. 2010).