ISET faculty’s yet another international publication

Tuesday, 30 March 2021 15:00
ISET would like to heartily congratulate resident faculty members Norberto Pignatti and Karine Torosyan on the publication of a new article, “Patience, Cognitive Abilities, and Cognitive Effort: Survey and Experimental Evidence From a Developing Country” in American Behavioral Scientist [NOTE: those unable to access the published version can find the latest version of the working paper here]. In the piece, the authors examine the relationship between patience and various measures of cognitive ability, as taken from a sample of 107 participants drawn from the adult population in Tbilisi. The paper sheds light on the relationship between cognition and patience by…

ISET faculty member chairs the international conference

Monday, 29 March 2021 10:23
Our latest news comes from ISET resident lecturer and researcher, Professor Muhammad Asali. Recently, Professor Asali joined a group of prominent economists from around the world and took part in the 140th annual conference of the Western Economic Association International (WEAI). The conference platform is available here: WEAI online). On the 19th of March, Muhammad took the role of chair in a review and discussion on various facets of Uncertainty and Risk. He was joined by peers from the economics world, including the authors of related papers, from the University of Wisconsin, the University of Maryland, and Koç University in…

ISET flagship MA in Economics is Open for Admissions

Friday, 26 March 2021 09:25
The International School of Economics is happy to announce that we’ve opened up applications for the 2021-2022 Master’s Program. At ISET you’ll find a world-class MA in Economics, fully taught in English by a faculty of renowned international lectures. Our admissions open up in two waves, the first has already started and the deadline is coming up on 15 May, while the second will be held from mid-May until 10 July.   It’s a great opportunity for students from the South Caucasus, as you’ll get free study during our Math Camp (for 3 weeks in August) and in the first…

ISET community members returning to teach the next generations – entirely pro bono

Monday, 14 December 2020 20:45
The strength of the ISET community is best demonstrated by the solid bonds that exist within the community. The number of ISET community members are returning to help the institute by passing on their skills, knowledge and experience to the next generations continues to grow. One example is Ala Avoyan, one of the most successful graduates ISET has ever had. She finished her studies in 2012 as the valedictorian of her class, before earning a fully-funded scholarship to New York University to pursue a PhD, after which she secured a position as an associate professor at Indiana University. Ala came…
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