Dr. Miranda Svanidze
Agricultural Markets, Marketing and World Agricultural Trade (Agricultural Markets)
Miranda Svanidze is a research associate at IAMO since November 2019. She holds a PhD degree from the Faculty of Agriculture of Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), Germany. For her doctoral thesis, she was honored with the highest grade “summa cum laude”. To conduct her PhD research at IAMO, Miranda Svanidze received a doctoral grant from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Prior to her PhD studies, she graduated with a Master’s degree in Economics (with Honors) from the International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University (ISET), Georgia. In 2017, she was selected for participation as a young economist in the 6th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting on Economic Sciences. Her research interest at IAMO is focused on functioning of agricultural markets; in particular, price transmission analysis, market integration, regional trade, food security and inefficiencies in agricultural markets with an emphasis on the grain markets in Russia and the post-Soviet economies.