The Puzzle of Poverty and Wages in Georgia

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Poverty is persisting in Georgia despite a nine-fold increase in real wages between 2000 and 2012. Naturally, wage growth benefits only salaried workers, whereas the vast majority of Georgian are either self-emploed, mostly in subsistence...
"Inclusive Growth" Policies: Roads Paved with Good Intentions

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The Georgian government is advised to look beyond redistribution in its crude tax-and-transfer form to smarter interventions that can make the markets – and economic growth - work for everybody, including the poor. One option...

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