Five Ways Covid-19 Affected the Georgian Labor Market in 2020
27 September 2021

The World Health Organization’s declaration of Covid-19 as a pandemic on March 11, 2020 can be considered a watershed in the recent history of mankind. The pandemic and its concomitant changes, such as switching to remote activities, affected different aspects of one’s life, including individuals’ participation in and behavior on the labor market.

Research on Youth Entrepreneurship Stimulation in Georgia
02 August 2021

This study attempts to identify the barriers youth entrepreneurship in Georgia faces and proposes interventions, which could be led by relevant actors within the ecosystem, to overcome the challenges. Following Isenberg’s Model of Entrepreneurship (2010) as the main analysis framework, we address the role of the current Policy, Finance, Culture, Supports, Human Capital, and Markets in the development of the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Georgia.

Regulatory Impact Assessment of ILO C189 – Domestic Workers Convention
31 May 2021

The International Labour Organization (ILO) Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189), aims to promote decent work for all and to ensure fundamental protections and rights to domestic

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}

Labor Market Reform: Is the Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
14 September 2020

ISET-PI has updated its forecast of Georgia’s real GDP growth rate for the fourth quarter of 2016 and the first quarter of 2017. Here are the highlights of this month’s release: • Geostat has updated its GDP growth estimate for the third quarter of 2016. The Q3 growth rate stands at 2.2%, which was 1.3% below the ISET PI’s forecasted value. • As a result of the update, the growth forecast for Q4 of 2016 was revised downward to 2.9% from the 4.1% projected in October. • ISET-PI’s first forecast for Q1 of 2017 puts GDP growth at 3.5%. Download the full report.