International Summer University "Public Choice: The Economic Analysis of Government Failure"

Published on: 2013-06-25

New Economic School – Georgia in  partnership with Freedom Works (USA) and Institute for Economic Affairs (UK) are pleased to announce the call for participants for the International Summer University “Public Choice: The Economic Analysis of Government Failure”. The event will take place on 11th - 17th of August 2013 in Bakuriani, Hotel “Tbilisi”, Mountain Resort in Georgia.


- Dr. Randal Holcombe, Professor of Economics, Florida State University, USA
- Dr. Pierre Garello, Professor of Economics, Paul Cezanne University, Aix en Provence, director of IES-Europe, France
- Dr. Roland Voubel, Professor of Economics, University of Mannheim, Germany
- Paata Sheshelidze, President, New Economic School – Georgia
- Gia Jandieri, Vice-president, New Economic School - Georgia


Requirements for Participants:
Participants of the Summer School can be from: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, USA, Germany, Israel, Turkey and Georgia.


Application Requirements:
- Candidates must sent CV and motivation letter to:
- Participation fee: 100 USD (includes accommodation, meals, seminar materials and transportation from and to Tbilisi)
- Travel grants for foreign participants are limited. Applicants should note about their need of travel grant.
- The travel grant doesn't include the participation fee.
- There is no visa requirement for the citizens of listed above countries.


Financial Support:
NESG covers: 
1. Accommodation expenditures for all participants;
2. Three times meals for all participants;
3. Transportation of all participants to and from the venue in Bakuriani, Georgia;
4. Travel expenditures of selected participants from following countries - Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, USA, Germany, Israel, Turkey and Georgia;

All participants pay fee of USD 100.

NESG is responsible for purchasing of flight tickets for the selected participants;
NESG is responsible for accommodation reservation;
NESG is responsible for transportation of all participants from Tbilisi and Tbilisi Airport to Bakuriani and back;

NESG is not responsible for:
- Health insurance and services;
- Tickets for not-selected participants;
- Other additional expenses;  
Special Offer for Donors: 
- An organization or person who is willing to support summer camp could nominate candidates for participation or create scholarship for applicants.
- Amount for one scholarship: 380 USD + international travel expenses.


a) for international applications: July 1st, 2013,
b) for foreign participants applying for travel grant, application deadline is June 15th, 2013
c) for Georgian participants: July 15th, 2013
- Selected participants from foreign countries will be contacted before July 5.
- Selected Participants from Georgia will be announced at: July 28
- Every selected participant will receive reading materials by email and then a complimentary book: Public Choice – A Premier, 


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