Call for Policy Research Paper
As part of PMC Research Center’s project “Public Policy Discourse and Dialogue – 2023” implemented with the support of PMCG, PMC Research Center is announcing a call for researchers.
“Public Policy Discourse and Dialogue – 2023” project is targeted at creating a platform to stimulate constructive and systematic policy debate among different political and social groups in Georgia and the South Caucasus. Among other goals, the project aims to encourage young researchers in the South Caucasus to publish valuable policy research papers on important policy issues.
Within this open announcement, PMC RC is announcing a call for researchers for the following topic:
Tourism sector in the South Caucasus
The aim of this research is to analyze the existing situation in the tourism sector of the three countries in the South Caucasus and to provide recommendations for developing cross-country tourism in the region. The research will particularly focus on the current extent of cross-country tourism between Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, assessing the key challenges and barriers for its development in details and producing detailed recommendations for tackling these issues.
Interested candidates should present:
- A 3-page extended research abstract in English indicating a clear outline of the issue and their view on it (please, see attached the file).
- A detailed CV, including a list of past publications.
These documents should be submitted by March 20, 2023. Please include as a subject PMC Research PPD 2023.
The evaluation process will entail the following steps:
- 20th of March 2023: Deadline to submit abstracts.
- 27th of March 2023: Organization’s relevant team makes final decision on which research to approve.
- 31th of March 2023: Start of approved research.
The abstracts are evaluated by organization’s research team. Selected candidates will conduct the study in collaboration with the PMC RC’s research team. The researcher will then present the outcomes of their research at a public forum attended by experts from the academic and political sectors.
The research paper will also go through a peer review process and the final draft of the policy paper is expected to be published by the end of August 2023.