On March 28, 2017 the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies (Rondeli Foundation) hosted a public seminar “Political Economic Discussions with Vladimer Papava”. The topic of the seminar was “Georgia’s Economy: From Optimism to Primitivism”.
The seminar was delivered by Professor Vladimer Papava, Director of the Center for Applied Economic Studies at the Rondeli Foundation. The speaker discussed the current economic situation of Georgia; He touched upon the issues of the EU-Georgia Association Agreement (Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area), the Social-economic Development Strategy of Georgia – “Georgia 2020”, the Program on Larization of the mortgage loans and other related issues. Prof. Vladimer Papava also emphasized the importance of engagement of international financial institutions and civil society in the development process of the economy of Georgia.
The presentation was attended by the representatives of governmental, non-governmental, academic circle as well as young researchers and students.