- School of Economics
Dr. Abashidze is a postdoctoral researcher in the Health Economics & Analytics Lab at Georgia Tech. Prior to joining Georgia Tech, Dr. Abashidze received her Ph.D. in Economics from North Carolina State University in 2019. Her research, which is highly interdisciplinary in nature, focuses on exploring the health and property value impacts of locally undesirable land uses on neighboring communities. Specifically, she examines the effect of utility-scale solar installations on residential and agricultural property values. She also analyzes the impact of negative land uses that are known point sources for environmental contaminants on health outcomes among the elderly and infant populations in surrounding communities.
Dr. Abashidze’s research interests include environmental economics, health economics, land use economics, and applied econometrics. In addition to her research, she has experience teaching both undergraduate and graduate-level classes.
- Ph.D., North Carolina State University (NCSU)
- M.A., North Carolina State University (NCSU)
- M.A. International School of Economics at TSU (ISET)
- B.A. Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU)
- Applied Econometrics
- Environmental Economics
- Health Economics