May 2024 | Khachapuri Index's downward trend continues
28 May 2024

The average cost of cooking one standard portion of Imeretian khachapuri was 5.83 GEL in May 2024. Continuing the month-on-month downward trend, the price of khachapuri fell by 6.5% compared to April 2024.

April 2024 | Electricity Market Review
24 May 2024

In April 2024, Georgian power plants generated 1,085 mln. kWh of electricity. This represents a 13% decrease in the total generation compared to the previous year (in April 2023, the total generation was 1,249 mln. kWh). The fall in generation on a yearly basis comes from a decrease in generation of hydro, thermal and wind power plants by 12%, 25% and 10%, respectively.

May 2024 | Economic growth stays strong despite risks: export/import drops, remittance challenges, and low inflation
24 May 2024

Geostat has published its preliminary estimate of real GDP growth for March 2024, which stands at 8.2%. In addition, the estimated growth for the first quarter of 2024 reached 7.8%.

ECONOMIC POLICY ALERT: Amendments to the Law of Georgia on Funded Pensions
22 May 2024

The ISET Policy Institute has been closely monitoring and assessing the progress of pension reform for years. Respectively, we have reviewed the proposed changes and identified substantial risks for the effective organizational structure of the pension fund and the welfare of over 1.5 million participating citizens.

ISET Policy Institute presents its media polarization index to wider audience in Sweden
14 May 2024

On May 14, 2024, Davit Keshelava, Lead Economist of the ISET Policy Institute, presented the newly developed Media (de)Polarization Index at the FREE Network conference titled: “Online Political Influence and Misinformation”. The presentation outlined the motivation behind the research, methodology, framework, and key findings.