ISET Policy Institute meets Telavi-based organizations to discuss effective policymaking

ISET Policy Institute, with support from the Swedish Embassy, met representatives from local non-governmental and international organizations, and from the Telavi public and private sector, in order to introduce its activities and key products.

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ISET signs memorandum of understanding with SMEDA

The memorandum provides space for cooperation between both parties, including the development and implementation of joint projects and programs.

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Public-private dialogue on water resource management reform

The Draft Law introduces a river basin management system and establishes economic instruments of water use.

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ISET signed the memorandum of understanding with the Georgian center for strategy and development

The key aims of the memorandum are to support ISET students to broaden their qualifications and develop professional skills via work practice and internships at GCSD, develop and execute joint projects, and share experience and knowledge between the parties in the field of scientific and applied research.

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ISET Policy Institute presents value chain analytics project findings to the public

ISET Policy Institute, in partnership with Policy and Management Consulting Group (PMCG), presented a summary of the findings of the Value Chain Analytics (VCA) project to the public.

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ISET Policy Institute provides independent policy research, analysis, and training, and it reaches out to the broader academic, policy and business community, as well as the general public. Our key areas of expertise are in Agricultural Policy, Macroeconomic Policy, Energy & Environment, Private Sector Development, and Inclusive growth. Within these sectors, ISET maintains a portfolio of regular indices and analytical publications, and implements externally financed projects.

Agri Review
Summarizes the major developments in the agricultural sector and provides brief analysis of the related economic indicators.
Business Confidence Index
Comprises seven sector-specific sub-indices covering services, retail trade, agriculture, manufacturing, financial services, construction and other sectors.
Consumer Confidence Index
Measures the degree of optimism that consumers feel about the overall state of the economy and their personal financial situation.
Electricity Market Review
Analyses the main trends and key events in Georgia’s electricity market.
Energy Market Review
Analyses the main trends and key events in Georgia’s energy sector, including electricity, oil, and gas.
GDP Forecast
Provides current-quarter and one-quarter-ahead GDP forecasts for those who need to make business and policy decisions and cannot wait until the official statistics are announced several months later.
Gender Equality Index
Following an EU methodology and taking into account regional context, the Index measures progress towards gender equality among 12 former soviet countries.
Khachapuri Index
Inspired by the Big Mac Index of the Economist magazine, it tracks inflation by using the most popular Georgian Food, the Khachapuri.
Macroeconomic Review
Offers a comprehensive review and an economic interpretation of the existing data trends, which are based on monthly statistics from GeoStat, NBG, and other sources.
According to the best global practices, residential and commercial real estate price indices are calculated using several measures


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Implementation of diversified financial mechanisms in VET
ISET Policy Institute team supports the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia in implementing diversified financial mechanisms in Vocational Education and Training (VET). The project is implemented with the support of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.
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Gender equality index of the south caucasus
The SCGEI (South Caucasus Gender Equality Index) provides policy-makers, independent researchers and the general public with a unique evidence-based tool to inform policy actions, an objective way of measuring gender inequality, and an inclusive platform to initiate dialogue and further analysis of the underlying issues and potential solutions.
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