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Forgotten by the pandemic, Georgia’s elderly struggle to survive

Amidst rising food and medicine prices and little additional assistance from the state, many pensioners’ only hope lies in charity.

Forgotten by the pandemic, Georgia’s elderly struggle to survive

By Tata Shoshiashvili

Amidst rising food and medicine prices and little additional assistance from the state, many pensioners’ only hope lies in charity.

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?

Datablog | What predicts job satisfaction in Georgia?

By The Caucasus Datablog

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

What has been the impact of Armenia’s Turkish product ban?

Armenia’s retailers and manufacturers face challenges and opportunities as Turkish products disappear from shelves.

What has been the impact of Armenia’s Turkish product ban?

By Ani Avetisyan

Armenia’s retailers and manufacturers face challenges and opportunities as Turkish products disappear from shelves.

Getting Hye: Armenia to legalise industrial hemp cultivation 

The decision is a part of the ‘Economic Response’ programme, the recreational use of cannabis will remain illegal.

Getting Hye: Armenia to legalise industrial hemp cultivation 

The decision is a part of the ‘Economic Response’ programme, the recreational use of cannabis will remain illegal.

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.

Georgian Parliament refuses to revisit $6 minimum monthly wage set by Eduard Shevardnadze

Parliament’s Economic Policy Committee rejected an initiative to set the minimum wage at 45% of the average monthly salary.

Georgian Parliament refuses to revisit $6 minimum monthly wage set by Eduard Shevardnadze

Parliament’s Economic Policy Committee rejected an initiative to set the minimum wage at 45% of the average monthly salary.

Armenia passes controversial property tax law despite state of emergency

The government came under fire both for the timing of the changes and over fears of gentrification. 

Armenia passes controversial property tax law despite state of emergency

The government came under fire both for the timing of the changes and over fears of gentrification. 

Coronavirus takes its toll on Georgian economy

The Georgian government has pledged a ₾1 billion stimulus for the Georgian economy.

Coronavirus takes its toll on Georgian economy

The Georgian government has pledged a ₾1 billion stimulus for the Georgian economy.

Armenia’s new plan: an economic revolution or empty promises?

Nikol Pashinyan has introduced the government’s ‘revolutionary economic programme’, but not everyone is convinced.

Armenia’s new plan: an economic revolution or empty promises?

By Manya Israyelyan

Nikol Pashinyan has introduced the government’s ‘revolutionary economic programme’, but not everyone is convinced.

Opinion | Georgia’s economy has failed; now it’s time to build factories

Despite the many international economic indices suggesting Georgia is a great success story, most Georgians live in poverty.

Opinion | Georgia’s economy has failed; now it’s time to build factories

By Tato Khundadze

Despite the many international economic indices suggesting Georgia is a great success story, most Georgians live in poverty.

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