Economics of Conflict: Core Economic Dimensions of the Georgian-South Ossetian Context
Authors: V. Charaia
This article presents SWOT analysis for Georgian - South Ossetian conflict. The research analyzes socio-economic aspects and considers future prospects for all sides including neighbor countries and regions. Also it includes the possibilities of positive intervention of neighbor countries to solve the conflict or to mitigate its negative results. The main question of the article is: What will it take to award Georgians and South Ossetians with a peace dividend?
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1127358Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 829
 G. Tarkhan-Mouravi, Georgian-South Ossetian Conflict: Researching Peace. Collection of Georgian Papers. Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies, 2011, pp. 6-25 http://gfsis.org/media/download/library/articles/Georgian-South_Ossetian_Conflict_GEO_En.pdf (last seen on 15.09.2016).
 World Bank Group. GDP per capita (current US$). http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/NY.GDP.PCAP.PP.CD
 National Bank of Georgia. https://www.nbg.gov.ge/index.php?m=304 (last seen on 15.09.2016).
 National Statistics Office of Georgia. FDI. http://geostat.ge/index.php?action=page&p_id=2231&lang=eng
 National Statistics Office of Georgia. Wages. http://geostat.ge/index.php?action=page&p_id=149&lang=eng
 Transparency International. https://www.transparency.org/country/#GEO
 Crime Index for Country 2016. http://cbw.ge/georgia/georgia-ranked-among-top-6-safe-countries/ (last seen on 15.09.2016).
 Economic Freedom of the World 2016 Annual Report. Frazer Institute. http://www.freetheworld.com/2016/economic-freedom-of-the-world-2016.pdf (last seen on 15.09.2016).
 Doing Business 2016. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank. http://www.doingbusiness.org/~/media/GIAWB/Doing%20Business/Documents/Annual-Reports/English/DB16-Full-Report.pdf (last seen on 15.09.2016).
 2016 index of economic freedom. The Heritage Foundation. http://www.heritage.org/index/ranking (last seen on 15.09.2016).
 Military expenditure (% of GDP). The World Bank Group. http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/MS.MIL.XPND.GD.ZS/countries/1W-GE-EE-LV-LT-AM-AZ?display=default (last seen on 15.09.2016).
 L. Papava, V. Charaia, Regional Railways in the Central Caucasus and Georgia’s Economic Interests. The Caucasus & Globalization. Sweden. Volume 8, Issue 1-2. pp. 58-67. http://www.papava.info/publications/regional-railways-en.pdf (last seen on 15.09.2016).
 Military expenditure (% of central government expenditure). The World Bank Group. http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/MS.MIL.XPND.ZS/countries?page=1 (last seen on 15.09.2016).
 Cornell S.E., Starr S.F., 2009. The Guns of August 2008: Russia's War in Georgia. Routledge, USA.
 International Displacement Monitoring Centre 2013. http://www.internal-displacement.org/assets/library/Europe/Georgia/pdf/1-IDMC-HRC-Georgia-2013.pdf (last seen on 15.09.2016).
 Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia http://www.mra.gov.ge/geo/static/55 (last seen on 15.09.2016).
 Institute for Development of Freedom of Information https://idfi.ge/ge/number-of-provided-living-areas-for-idps (last seen on 15.09.2016).
 UNOMIG - Facts and Figures. United Nations. http://www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/missions/past/unomig/facts.html (last seen on 15.09.2016).
 EU Monitoring Mission in Georgia http://eeas.europa.eu/csdp/missions-and-operations/eumm-georgia/pdf/facsheet_eumm_georgia_en.pdf (last seen on 15.09.2016).
 V. Charaia, Trans Inguri Trade Partnership. 4th International Conference on Global Business Environment. International Foundation for Research and Development. Bangkok, 2014. Pp. 209-211. https://www.academia.edu/10505580/The_Positives_of_Cross-Cultural_Interactions_in_Multinational_Companies_and_Multicultural_Groups (last seen on 15.09.2016).
 V. Charaia, The Financial Side of the Conflict: The Case of the Georgian-South Ossetian Conflict. Cost of Conflict: Core Dimensions of the Georgian-South Ossetian Context. George Mason University, 2016, pp. 46-51. http://scar.gmu.edu/sites/default/files/global-documents/cpp/cost-of-conflict/Vakhtang%20Charaia_Eng.pdf (last seen on 15.09.2016)
 V. Charaia, “Eastern Partnership Status Quo Assessment and Future Prospects”, EU Integration Issues - Visegrad Countries and the South Caucasus, CIESR, Tbilisi, 2013, Pp. 96-110.
 Trade sustainability impact assessment in support of negotiations of a DCFTA between the EU and Georgia and the Republic of Moldova, ECORYS and CASE, October, 2012. http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/docs/2012/november/tradoc_150105.pdf (last seen on 15.09.2016).
 V. Charaia, Role of FDI for Countries Economic Development. The Case of Georgia. 9th International Silk Road Conference on Business, Economics, International Relations and Education, 2014, pp. 53-60. http://silkroad.ibsu.edu.ge/previous/nineth/9th%20International%20Silk%20Road%20Conference.pdf (last seen on 15.09.2016).
 V. Charaia, Local Investment Climate and the Role of (Sustainable) FDI: The Case of Georgia, International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering, Vol:8, No:2, 2014, pp. 425-428. http://waset.org/publications/9997562/local-investment-climate-and-the-role-of-sustainable-fdi-the-case-of-georgia (last seen on 15.09.2016).
 Anguridze, O., Charaia V., Doghonadze I., (2015). Security Problems & Modern Challenges of the Georgian National Currency. Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. http://analytica.tsu.ge/www/files/2015/07/Security-Problems-Modern-Challenges-of-the-Georgian-National-Currency2.pdf