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Dustin Gilbreath

Dustin is the Deputy Research Director at CRRC Georgia.

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.

Datablog | How Georgians perceive environmental problems

A stark urban-rural divide can be found in Georgians’ view of environmental issues in their communities. 

Datablog | How coronavirus messaging could provide a moral license to misbehave

In Georgia, it would appear that informing people that others are acting responsibly in the pandemic could in fact lead to the opposite behaviour.

Datablog | Is Georgia really polarised?

People frequently cite political polarisation as a major problem for Georgian democracy, but is this really the case?

Datablog | The rallying around the flag effect in Georgia

In times of crisis, support for governments often rises; The COVID-19 crisis in Georgia has been no exception.

Analysis | Church scandals have hurt trust in the Georgian Orthodox Church

The Georgian Orthodox Church has been hit by numerous scandals in recent years, but have those scandals affected public trust?

Analysis | Georgia has a vaccine misinformation problem

According to a recent survey carried out by CRRC, less than half of Georgians show an interest in taking an anti-coronavirus vaccine if it becomes available.

Analysis | Teachers can be pushed to report domestic violence — but the authorities must respond

Teachers can be encouraged to report suspected domestic violence, but first the authorities must begin to effectively respond to reports. 

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