Sheshelidze, Paata

Paata Sheshelidze is an economist, graduated Tbilisi State University in 1992 with Master’s Degree. He is co-founder and board member of the Association of Young Economists (April 1988-1994), co-founder and president of Young Georgian Federalists (1994-1999), member of Club of Youth Scientists of Georgia (1994-2004). President of Georgian of Youth Christian Democratic Association (1993-2003). Co-founder of Forum of Georgian Youth associations (1996). Co-founder of The European Youth Forum (1996) and representative of Forum of Georgian Youth associations in The European Youth Forum (1996-1998). Co-founder of Youth Europe of People s Party (1997). He used to work as a leading specialist at Parliament of Georgia (1993-1996, Ministry of Finance (1996-1999), Road Foundation of Georgia (1999-2000). Mr. Sheshelidze is co-founder (Since August 2001) and president of the New Economic School – Georgia, a Tbilisi, Georgia-based free-market think-tank and educational center. Editor in chief of Library of Liberty publications (since 2004). Co-founder and director of Institute of Economic Freedom and Library of Liberty (Since October 2014). He teaches variate economic disciplines at the University of Georgia (since September of 2015) and Black Sea International University in Tbilisi, Georgia (Since September of 2016). Mr. Sheshelidze is one of the most demanded and quoted economic experts in Georgian media with almost daily appearance. Since March of 2017, he is the founding co-partner of Data Research Group, LTD.