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Dustin Gilbreath

Dustin is the Deputy Research Director at CRRC Georgia.

Datablog | Who smokes in Georgia?

Over 11,000 people die in Georgia from smoking annually, with men, people in Tbilisi, and poorer individuals most likely to be smokers.

Datablog | Who doesn’t watch TV in Georgia?

Recent data from CRRC Georgia’s 2020 Caucasus Barometer survey suggests that many people have stopped watching TV.

Datablog | What’s a last name from Tbilisi?

While regional identities and stereotypes are a prominent part of Georgian culture, what share of people identify with each regional heritage?

Datablog | What were the greatest successes of Shevardnadze, the UNM, and Georgian Dream?

Each government of Georgia has had a wide range of successes; but how do the public see these successes from Shevardnadze’s time to the present?

Datablog | The greatest failures from Shevardnadze to Georgian Dream

While each Georgian government has had a range of successes, as described in another post published today, they have each had their own spectacular failures. 

Datablog | More people feel healthy during the pandemic

While the pandemic has clearly harmed people’s health, data suggests that people considered themselves more healthy in 2020.

Datablog | Despite gains in 2020, Georgia’s institutions remain poorly trusted

Trust in most institutions rose significantly since the start of the pandemic, but some institutions gained more than others.

Datablog | Political campaigning in Georgia: informing or mobilising?

Campaigning is believed to both mobilise voters to actually go out to vote as well as win over voters, but which is most relevant in Georgia. 

Datablog | Georgian voters: personalities, policies, or a bit of both?

Personality trumps policy in Georgian voter preference, but the economy is still an important factor.

Datablog | Gaps remain in mobile phone ownership in Georgia

While mobile phone ownership is widespread in Georgia, gaps still remain among rural, elderly, and ethnic minority populations.

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