Nona Karalashvili joined the Enterprise Analysis team as a consultant in July 2014. Prior to joining the Enterprise Analysis Unit, she worked as a research assistant at the University of Maryland, College Park, and in the Development Research Group at the World Bank. Her experience includes work in various key advising positions in the government of Georgia. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a Master's degree in Economics from the Central European University. Her research interests span the fields of economics, psychology, and anthropology, with a focus on institutional economics.