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Makhare Atchaidze

Makhare is a Researcher at CRRC Georgia.

Datablog | Few in Georgia know what the EUMM does

Only one in eight Georgians know what the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) in Georgia aims to achieve, with most reporting that they do not know what the mission’s function is. 

Datablog | Inflation and a Georgian’s choice of fuel

Data suggests that Georgians are reevaluating their preferences for fuel in light of high inflation driven by the pandemic and the war in Ukraine.

Datablog | Who’s to blame for Georgia’s EU candidacy debacle?

Recent data suggests that most Georgians are uncertain who to blame for the country’s failed European Union membership bid.

Datablog | Georgians are split on election quality

Polling from CRRC Georgia suggests a deep partisan divide in Georgia when it comes to views on the quality of elections in the country.

Datablog | Georgians want their government to support Ukraine

 The Russian invasion of Ukraine shook Georgia, and new polling from CRRC Georgia reveals the extent of the political fallout so far.

Datablog | Is it ok to cancel debts ahead of elections?

In the run up to several recent elections, the government, or those close to it, have announced amnesties on people’s debts or fines. 

Datablog | What issues do Georgians think about when voting?

While Georgian voters tend to look to personalities over policies, policies also matter to a large number of people. 

Datablog | What predicts job satisfaction in Georgia?

Unemployment remains one of the most frequently cited concerns among Georgians, but how satisfied with their jobs are those who are employed?