• Doctor of Science degree in Economics from Tbilisi State University in 1989 (Tbilisi, Georgia) and Leningrad State University in 1990 (Saint-Petersburg, Russia).
  • Ph.D. in Economics, Central Economic-Mathematical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR in 1982
  • Economic Cybernetics, Tblisi State University, 1978

Vladimer Papava

Member of the CASE Advisory Council

Member of the CASE Advisory Council



Current Positions:

  • Rector and Professor of Economics, Tblisi State University
  • Senior Fellow, Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies (GFSIS)
  • Member of the Editorial Boards of the Problems of Economic Transition (USA), the Central Asia and The Caucasus (Sweden), The Caucasus and Globalization (Sweden), and the Obshchestvo i ekonomika (Russia).

 Previous Positions:

  • Visiting Scholar at the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute, the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University (2005-2006)
  • Member of the Parliament of Georgia (Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Finance and Budget).
  • Chief-Editor of the Proceedings of the Georgian Academy of Sciences - Economic Series

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