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…

ISET's Professor Pignatti published by prestigious policymaking platform

Saturday, 28 November 2020 19:33
Christopher Hitchens, one of the greatest public intellectuals of the last four decades, famously said 'The only way for any country to get out of poverty is the empowerment of women'. Everyone at ISET would no doubt agree with him – Professor Norberto Pignatti in particular, whose latest publication examines how increasing women's participation in the labor force is important for sustainable economic development in transition countries. Professor Pignatti, one of ISET's most prolific faculty members, had his research paper published by IZA World of Labor, an online platform dedicated to labor market issues. The organization seeks to support evidence-based…


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