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Women in politics: why are they under-represented?
11 March 2021

Women are generally under-represented in political offices worldwide, and their under-representation becomes larger in more senior positions. In the first brief, the author reviews some recent academic literature in economics and political science on the likely causes of women’s under-representation. Broadly speaking, the literature has divided such causes into “supply-side” and “demand-side” factors.

ISET flagship MA in Economics is Open for Admissions
22 February 2021

The International School of Economics is happy to announce that we’ve opened up applications for the 2021-2022 Master’s Program. At ISET you’ll find a world-class MA in Economics, fully taught in English by a faculty of renowned international lectures.

ISET Policy Institute recognized globally
15 February 2021

ISET has again affirmed its position among think tanks on the world stage by having the ISET Policy Institute listed once more on the Global Go To Think Tank Index. It is a proud moment for the ISET community since ISET Policy Institute is ranked in the 2020 Top Domestic Economic Policy Think-Tanks globally and 2020 Best Independent Think-Tanks globally.

COVID-19 in Georgia's Agriculture: a challenge, an opportunity or both?
01 February 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to widespread economic distress in many countries around the world. For the first time since 2009, the world’s gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to have declined in 2020. Alongside other sectors of the economy, such impacts are also being felt by the food and agricultural sector. The pandemic has affected food security and nutrition, supply chains, food and livestock production, and food safety.

The Post-COVID Foreign Direct Investment in Georgia: go clean, or don’t go!
21 September 2020

Governments around the world are racing against the clock to help communities damaged by the economic fallout of COVID-19. Eager to bring good news to their constituents, they are brokering deals likely to bring employment and much-needed international investments. Georgia, of course, is no exception. Recent FDI projects include a plastics processing plant with a stated capacity to employ 400 local workers in plastic waste recycling jobs and the associated sections of the supply chain.

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