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Analysis of Tighter Lending Regulations in Georgia
(Policy and Management Consulting Group, 2019-10-16)
In the past year, in response to rising levels of private debt, the National Bank of Georgia (NBG) enacted new regulations to curb excessive indebtedness. There were multiple waves of initiatives. Most importantly, in May 20181 commercial banks faced ...
PMCG Gender Pay Gap In Georgia
(Policy and Management Consulting Group, 2019-09-03)
Gender pay gap has become a prominent issue across the world. Indeed, women on average earn 25% less than men in a number of Western countries. This gap has negative effects not only on society as a whole, but also on economic growth. According to ...
PMCG Foreign Direct Investments in Georgia
(Policy and Management Consulting Group, 2020-06-24)
The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent Great Lockdown has affected investment flows all over the globe, especially in emerging markets. As of April 9, portfolio outflows from developing countries amounted $100 billion, which is 3 times higher than ...
Foreign Direct Investments in Georgia (2014 - 2018)
(Policy and Management Consulting Group, 2019-04-15)
Analysis of FDI into Georgia for 2014-2018.
External Trade, I Quarter 2019
(Policy and Management Consulting Group, 2019-06-04)
The first quarter of 2019 produced some interesting figures in Georgia’s external trade. In this period, external trade was recorded with a total of 121 countries. The data analysis shows that in the first quarter of 2019, compared with the corresponding ...
Fiscal Effects of COVID-19 in Georgia
(Policy and Management Consulting Group, 2020-05-14)
The Covid-19 pandemic is having a severe impact on economic activity worldwide. What was already a global health crisis is now evolving into a global economic crisis with dire and sweeping consequences. The nature of this particular shock is markedly ...
The Impact of COVID-19 on the Georgian Economy
(Policy and Management Consulting Group, 2020-04-24)
Measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic have had a significant impact on the global economy. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecasts that the world economy will shrink by 3% in 2020, which is even more severe than the 2009 global financial ...
Employment and Income in Georgia (2016-2019)
(Policy and Management Consulting Group, 2020-05-19)
Unemployment has remained one of the prioritised issues in Georgian economy since its independence. Moreover, Georgian economy was characterised with high unemployment rates even during periods of economic upturn prior to 2008 global financial crisis. ...
Impact of COVID-19 on Remittance inflows in Georgia
(Policy and Management Consulting Group, 2020-07-03)
Remittance inflows, in other words, money sent by migrants to their home countries, provide a lifeline for a sizable share of populations in developing countries. Remittances are especially important due to the ability to act as a countercyclical buffer ...
Georgia’s External Trade (January-June, 2020)
(Policy and Management Consulting Group, 2020-11-08)
In the first half of 2020, Georgian exports experienced the drop by 16% compared to the first half of 2019. Moreover, Georgian imports dropped even more by 19%. It is worth noting that the first half of 2017 was characterized with the highest export ...