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Prof. Stephan von Cramon-Taubadel from the University of Göttingen Delivers Presentation at ISET

- 04 April 2014

Prof. Stephan von Cramon-Taubadel from the University of Göttingen Delivers Presentation at ISET

On April 3, 2014, ISET hosted Prof. Stephan von Cramon-Taubadel from the University of Göttingen, who presented his paper "European Consumers’ Willingness to Pay for Israeli-Palestinian Peace Products". The main finding of the paper is that the ethical side of food products have become increasingly important...

ISET Joins ICC

- 03 April 2014

ISET Joins ICC

ISET is proud to announce that it has officially been accepted as a member of the International Chamber of Commerce of Georgia (ICC). In addition to ISET’s membership, Eric Livny, ISET’s Director, has been invited by the ICC Executive Board to establish and chair a...

Applied Cost-benefit Analysis & Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

- 02 April 2014

Applied Cost-benefit Analysis & Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

On March 31, 2014, ISET hosted Dr. Joseph Tham of Duke University, who is currently collaborating with USAID Georgia. He provided a summary of the basic principles of project appraisal, and discussed the applications of Cost-Benefit Analysis in the USAID/India Fiscal Management Reform Project. At the...

ISET Partners with USAID to Develop the Agricultural Economics Concentration and to Establish the Agricultural Policy Research Center

- 19 March 2014

ISET Partners with USAID to Develop the Agricultural Economics Concentration and to Establish the Agricultural Policy Research Center

ISET was recently awarded a three year grant from USAID in support of the Agricultural Economics Concentration in ISET's Master's Program in Economics and the establishment of the Agricultural Policy Research Center (APRC) at ISET-PI.

Carrefour’s Strategy in Georgia for 2014

- 14 March 2014

Carrefour’s Strategy in Georgia for 2014

On March 12 ISET hosted a presentation by Jean Marc Stavroulakis, Country Finance Manager of Carrefour Georgia, and Petr Dlouhy, Merchandise Manager of the Fresh Division of Carrefour. The main points of the presentation were Carrefour’s market strategy to overcome existing socio-economic obstacles to the...

ISET Director at Georgian-Israeli Innovation Forum

- 13 March 2014

ISET Director at Georgian-Israeli Innovation Forum

Eric Livny, Director of ISET, served as a keynote speaker at the Israeli-Georgian business forum, "Georgia Gateway," that was organized by Israel Gateway and the Embassy of Israel on March 12, 2014. The forum was officially opened by Irakli Gharibashvili, the Prime Minister of Georgia,...

Finance Minister Nodar Khaduri Presents “Georgia 2020” for the ISET Community

- 12 March 2014

Finance Minister Nodar Khaduri Presents “Georgia 2020” for the ISET Community

“It is an honor for me to be standing here, at ISET, in the best school of economics in the region” – with these words, Nodar Khaduri, the Minister of Finance of Georgia, started his presentation on March 10, 2014. The minister provided a brief summary...

Practice, Theory and Experiments in Contextual Advertising: Specific Questions with Simple Solutions

- 28 February 2014

Practice, Theory and Experiments in Contextual Advertising: Specific Questions with Simple Solutions

On February 25, 2014, ISET hosted Dr. Sergei Izmalkov of the Moscow New Economic School. Dr. Izmalkov, who works with the most popular Russian search engine, Yandex, presented a paper he coauthored with Dmitry Arkhanglesky, Dilyara Khakimova and Sergey Lyashenko, titled: “On evaluation of click...

Unequal Gains, Prolonged Pain: Dynamic Adjustment Costs and Protectionist Overshooting

- 25 February 2014

Unequal Gains, Prolonged Pain: Dynamic Adjustment Costs and Protectionist Overshooting

On February 21, 2014, ISET hosted Dr. Gerald Willmann of the University of Bielefeld. Dr. Willmann presented his paper, which he coauthored with Emily Blanchard, titled: “Unequal Gains, Prolonged Pain: Dynamic Adjustment Costs and Protectionist Overshooting”. At the beginning of the presentation, Dr. Willmann explained his...

Consultation on a Country Partnership Strategy for Georgia

- 24 February 2014

Consultation on a Country Partnership Strategy for Georgia

On February 19, 2014, ISET hosted a round table meeting on the World Bank’s draft of its Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) with Georgia for the FY 2014-2017. The purpose of the consultation meeting was to receive critical feedback from think tanks on the CPS to...

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