Free Workshop Series by ISET's International Faculty

Wednesday, 14 April 2021 11:17
How to Ask and Answer Good Questions Using Economics? You thought you knew the answers ISET – International School of Economics at TSU (ISET) is pleased to offer a unique training opportunity in economics for evolving professionals - four practical workshops in four different economic topics, free of charge. The workshops will be delivered online, in English by ISET’s senior faculty members, PhD Economists of the top western universities. Who can apply: 4th year university students and evolving professionals holding BA or higher degree in any field.

A key new memorandum of understanding between ISET and GeoStat

Monday, 12 April 2021 11:04
Tamar Sulukhia, the ISET Director, and Gogita Todradze, the Director of GeoStat, have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the International School of Economics at TSU (ISET), ISET’s Policy Institute, and the National Statistics Office of Georgia. Consequently, current and future ISET students will undergo internships at GeoStat, and this opportunity will undoubtedly broaden their knowledge and improve their practical skills. According to Gogita Todradze, GeoStat considers such cooperation with higher education institutions to be vital. He believes that this partnership will not only promote the active involvement of students in GeoStat’s research, but that it will also enable…

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…
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