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Maximilien Lambertson

About Maximilien Lambertson

Maximilien Lambertson is an analyst in the Europe team at the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). He covers economic and political developments in the Balkans and the former Soviet Union. He previously worked at the European Stability Initiative. In 2012-13 he supported political development programmes in Albania and Bosnia and Hercegovina for the National Democratic Institute in Washington, DC. He has held fellowships in Vratsa (Bulgaria) and Tbilisi (Georgia). He holds a Master's degree in Politics, Security and Integration from University College London. He holds a BSFS in international politics from Georgetown University.

After Its Significant Rise the Georgian Economy May Now Fall

Panorama of Tbilisi, Georgia in sunset rays. Vivid, saturated, splittoned image.

Since the 2003 “Rose Revolution”, Georgia has been the darling of the former Soviet region, shooting up the business environment and anti-corruption rankings. This has done wonders for its international reputation, attracting significant foreign direct investment which underpinned robust economic growth in the years up to the 2008 global financial crisis. Continue reading After Its Significant Rise the Georgian Economy May Now Fall