ISET faculty’s Yet Another International Publication

Friday, 21 October 2022 11:33
A new paper written by Associate Professors Karine Torosyan and Norberto Pignatti has just been published in the Journal of Happiness Studies. The paper, titled Employment Versus Home-Stay and the Happiness of Women in the South Caucasus, explores the happiness gap between housewives and working women in the South-Caucasus, assessing the potential role of cultural and ethnic effects as opposed to that of institutional factors. The paper findings suggest that observed differences across the three South-Caucasus countries might be due more to differences in institutional factors than to cultural and ethnic differences. Here is a link to the paper. An…

KHIDI Project - Students from ISET Visit Pankisi

Monday, 17 October 2022 09:46
ISET students have been training young people from Pankisi in English and mathematics for the last four years. This year, about 50 ISET students expressed their desire to participate in the project. On 8 October, these volunteer teachers from ISET visited students from Pankisi. This meeting turned out to be emotional and extremely pleasant. At the event, the various pairs were identified who will work together to improve skills and knowledge in the two core subjects. ISET students then also visited the Roddy Scott Education Center, where Pankisi students learn English. They later had a unique chance to taste traditional…

ISET Policy Institute Signs the Memorandum with GNERC and ENTC

Friday, 23 September 2022 10:41
A memorandum of cooperation has recently been signed between ISET Policy Institute, the Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission (GNERC), and the Elizbar Eristavi Energy Training Center. The agreement was signed by the director of the ISET Policy institute, Tamar Sulukhia, the Chairman of GNERC, Davit Narmania, and the Director of the ENTC, Nugzar Beridze. The goal of such cooperation is to implement joint educational research and other projects in the electricity, natural gas, and water supply sectors - those which raise public awareness of relevant issues, and plan and implement other joint activities. GNERC's chairman, Davit Narmania,…

ISET’s Norberto Pignatti elected as Secretary of the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies

Thursday, 22 September 2022 14:04
ISET congratulates its Associate Professor Norberto Pignatti for his recent election to the position of Secretary of the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies. As Secretary, he joins the EACES’ Executive Board, and will be responsible for facilitating the interactions among the Association’s members and between the Executive Board and the members. The European Association for Comparative Economic Studies was founded in 1990, with the purpose to initiate and coordinate international collaboration designed to assist the advancement of theoretical and applied knowledge in the field of comparative economic studies in Europe and elsewhere. Over the years, the association has seen…


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