PMCG Scholarships Enabling Students to Attain High Quality Education
On February 10, Policy and Management Consulting Group (PMCG) awarded students with PMCG’s scholarships to continue studying at the International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University (ISET).
Hosting Belarus Delegation Experience in Introducing Effective Economic Reforms
On November 26-27, PMCG hosted an official delegation from Belarus in order to share details of Georgia’s successful reforms in tax administration, E-governance and public services.
Discussing Structural Economic Reforms with Moldovan Government and Private Sector
At the end of October, PMC Researcch held meetings with the Minister of Finance of Moldova and with the European Business Association (EBA) to share experiences of dealing with structural economic reforms.
Facilitating Dialogue on Benefits and Challenges for Moldovan and Georgian Private Sectors in EU Integration Process
PMC Research hosted high ranking representatives of the Moldovan and Georgian governments, the EU delegation, Hungarian, Polish, Czech and Slovakian diplomatic missions and representatives of EBRD, EIB, USAID, WB, and IFC to discuss the most efficient ways for governments and private sectors to navigate through the EU Integration Process.
We Have Moved to a New Office
We are excited to announce that we have moved to a new office at 61 Aghmashenebeli Avenue in Tbilisi (Georgia). We enjoyed three successful and hard-working years in the old...
Press Release: Possible Consequences of Georgia-China Free Trade Agreement
The study showed that a free trade agreement between Georgia and China has great potential. Georgia’s export to China would increase by 9% approximately, in the short-term period including significant growth of wine exports (28.5%) and non-alcoholic drinks (36.7%).
Possible Outcomes of Potential Georgia-China Free Trade Agreement
On June 17, PMC Research Center, in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia, started a new research project: Joint Feasibility Study of Possible Outcomes of Georgia-China Free Trade Agreement.
Zaza Chelidze Discusses Challenges of EU Accession at International Conference in Kosovo
On May 15-16, Zaza Chelidze, Member of PMC RC's Advisory Board participated in the international conference “Activating the Sources of Economic Growth in Kosovo”. The event organized by local think-tank Riinvest Institute served as a platform for debate about the potential sources of economic growth in Kosovo. Chelidze participated in the panel together with the Minister of Economic Development, Minister of Trade and Industry of Kosovo, and the former Minister of Finance of Albania. His topic was “Agricultural and Rural Development in Georgia – Challenges of EU Accession” and also discussed Georgia’s successfully implemented reforms in areas including: trade liberalization, tax system simplification, deregulation and other free-market enabling reforms that resulted in Georgia being ranked very highly in The World Bank’s Doing Business, Economic Freedom Index and Corruption Perception Index.
Understanding Labor Market in Georgia
PMC Research will conduct labor informality study, in partnership with the International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University, the University of Bologna, the University of Bonn and Maastricht University with the financial support of Volkswagen Foundation and the Institute for Study Labor (IZA).
PMC RC Awarded to Share Experience of Public-Private Dialogue in EU Integration Process for Moldova and Georgia
PMC Research Center was awarded a grant by the International Visegrad Fund to implement the project Sharing Experience of Public-Private Dialogue in EU Integration Process for Moldova and Georgia.
PMC RC Successfully Concludes EU-Albania/Kosovo Integration Project
The project was aimed at enabling Visegrad countries to share their experiences and to play significant roles in the process of the economic integration of both Albania and Kosovo with the EU and transfer of Georgian know-how in successful structural reforms for Albanian and Kosovar stakeholders.
Addressing Solid Waste Management Challenges in Georgia
On November 18, PMC Research Center (PMC RC), under the umbrella of Policy and Management Consulting Group (PMCG), with the support of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, held a presentation and public discussion of research findings and recommendations regarding “Solid Waste Management in Georgia”. The presentation focused on construction waste, polyethylene bags, municipal dumps, as well as the separation of solid waste collection systems and the involvement of the private sector in this process.
PMC RC and KAS Continue Presentations and Public Discussions of Policy Researches for Sustainable Economic Development
On October 3, PMC Research Center (PMC RC) together with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation organized the presentation and public discussion on two research findings and corresponding recommendations on the following issues: Effects of Clean Investment; Possible Challenges of Harmonization of Georgian Legislation with the Acquis Communautaire of the European Union in the Energy Sector. The researches were conducted in the framework of the project Policy Research for Sustainable Economic Development, which is developed by PMC Research Center, with the support of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.
Costs and Benefits of Labor Mobility Between European Union and Georgia
On September 30, PMC Research Center (PMC RC) together with the support of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation hosted a presentation of the research findings and held a public discussion on the Costs and Benefits of Labor Mobility between European Union and Georgia. The research was conducted within the framework of the project “Policy research for sustainable economic growth”.In particular, the research observed the advantages and challenges that may be faced by the country’s economy, after visa liberalization. The discussion was also focused on the main trends and characteristics of labor migration from Georgia. Specific attention was given to the possible influence of the Association Agreement between the EU and Georgia and visa liberalization on labor migration to the EU.