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Datablog | Are Georgia's risk-loving men to blame for the spread of COVID-19?

Research conducted by CRRC shows that young Georgian men are more prone to risky behaviour, including social behaviour which increases the chances of COVID-19 transmission. 

Datablog | Are Georgia's risk-loving men to blame for the spread of COVID-19?

By The Caucasus Datablog

Research conducted by CRRC shows that young Georgian men are more prone to risky behaviour, including social behaviour which increases the chances of COVID-19 transmission. 

19/01/2021

Datablog | Almost everyone in Georgia believes in the supernatural

Survey data suggests that 91% of Georgians believe in either good luck charms, fortunetellers, faith healers, or horoscopes.

Datablog | Almost everyone in Georgia believes in the supernatural

By Kristine Vacharadze

Survey data suggests that 91% of Georgians believe in either good luck charms, fortunetellers, faith healers, or horoscopes.

22/12/2020

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 | Political campaigning in Georgia: informing or mobilising?

By Dustin Gilbreath

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. 

15/12/2020

Datablog | Georgian TV and the political framing of foreign actors

No matter their political stripes, TV channels in Georgia frame association with Russia as politically condemnatory and association with Western countries as praiseworthy. 

Datablog | Georgian TV and the political framing of foreign actors

By Mariam Kobaladze

No matter their political stripes, TV channels in Georgia frame association with Russia as politically condemnatory and association with Western countries as praiseworthy. 

8/12/2020

Analysis | Georgia’s COVID-19 reproduction number bodes well for the lockdown

The virus’ effective reproduction number, ‘R’ dropped to 1.03 already before new lockdown measures were introduced. 

Analysis | Georgia’s COVID-19 reproduction number bodes well for the lockdown

By Lorenz Hilfiker

The virus’ effective reproduction number, ‘R’ dropped to 1.03 already before new lockdown measures were introduced. 

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

By Dustin Gilbreath

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

1/12/2020

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 | Gaps remain in mobile phone ownership in Georgia

By Dustin Gilbreath

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

24/11/2020

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 Georgians perceive environmental problems

By Dustin Gilbreath

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

17/11/2020

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 | How coronavirus messaging could provide a moral license to misbehave

By Dustin Gilbreath

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

11/11/2020

Datablog | More Georgians than ever own phones and TVs, but inequalities remain

Survey data from the last decade shows that more and more Georgians own household goods like mobile phones, TVs and washing machines.

Datablog | More Georgians than ever own phones and TVs, but inequalities remain

By Ian Goodrich

Survey data from the last decade shows that more and more Georgians own household goods like mobile phones, TVs and washing machines.

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