Strategy, Outcome, and Prospects: The State of the Economies in Georgia and Armenia Today

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Dollarization, neo-liberal policies, and inflation targeting: what do these mean for the South Caucasus? Ia Eradze and Vache Ghazaryan, fellows at the Davis Center, and Dimitri Gugushvili, researcher at the University of Leuven, will discuss the current state of economies in the South Caucasus, specifically in Georgia and Armenia. Combining academic expertise and practical experience, they will talk about the role of banks and the broader economy in the region. Dr. Ia Eradze will start the panel with a discussion of her new book, Unravelling the Persistence of Dollarization: The Case of Georgia (Routledge, 2022).

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The Program on Georgian Studies is an activity of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University and is made possible by a sponsored research award from the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.


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