Title: Essays in International Macro-Finance and Monetary Policy
PhD Supervisors: Cédric Tille and Beatrice Weder di Mauro
Expected completion date: 2024
Nika is a PhD candidate in International Economics at the Geneva Graduate Institute and a Research Fellow at the Centre for Finance and Development. His research lies in Monetary Policy, International Macro-Finance, Macroprudential Policy and Fiscal Policy, exploring both, theoretical and empirical, aspects. During his PhD, Nika was a PhD Intern at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and European Stability Mechanism (ESM). He also was an Economist at the National Bank of Georgia and Research Assistant at Bilateral Assistance and Capacity Building for Central Banks (BCC Programme). Nika obtained his MSc in Economics from the University of Warwick and a BSc in Economics from the International Black Sea University.
Central Bank Digital Currency
International Monetary and Financial Systems
Academic Work Experience
- Research Fellow at the Centre for Finance and Development.
- PhD Intern at the International Monetary Fund.
- PhD Intern at the European Stability Mechanism.
- Research Assistant at Bilateral Assistance and Capacity Building for Central Banks (BCC Programme)
- Research Economist and Research Assistant at the Macroeconomic and Financial Stability Departments of the National Bank of Georgia.
Fellowships, Grants and Awards
Charles Wyplosz Excellence Scholarship
The Graduate Institute PhD Studies Scholarship
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) Doc.CH Grant