Editorial

The FINANCIAL -- My dad used to tell me stories about the exciting period when the Soviet Union’s economy started faltering and public resources were suddenly up for grabs in the chaos capitalism that emerged. While this period is usually associated with the appearance of crafty oligarchs, in Georgia also less wily businessmen could exploit the circumstances, among them many ...

The FINANCIAL -- The average cost of cooking one standard Imeretian Khachapuri in November 2016 stood at 3.46 GEL, which is 1.9% higher month-on-month (compared to November 2015). The Khachapuri ...

The FINANCIAL -- According to the Khachapuri Index, year-on-year we have observed a sharp increase (up by 9.1% compared to October 2015) in the price of ...

The FINANCIAL -- Under the Soviet system, farmers worked under strong central control; everyone knew what to do. Important economic decisions were not left to the market, or decided by ...

The FINANCIAL -- Only a few years ago the enormous majority of potential car buyers visited several dealers for decision-making. Currently, consumers make use of diverse information sources and sales ...

The FINANCIAL -- In October 2016, the average cost of cooking one standard portion of Imeretian Khachapuri was 3.39 GEL, which is 6.1% lower year-on-year (compared to the same month of the previous ...

  The FINANCIAL -- The average cost of cooking one standard Imeretian Khachapuri varied across Georgian cities in November 2016, from 3.34 GEL, the minimum, observed in Batumi, to 3.55 GEL, the ...

The FINANCIAL -- Recently, the ISET Economist Blog wrote about the cooperative “Shamatia.” Their strawberry seedlings started to fade soon after planting. The cooperative consulted with different ...