ISET Policy Institute presents research on Armenia and Georgia
12 December 2023

On December 12, ISET Policy Institute hosted a roundtable discussion of joint research of Armenian and Georgian economists on ‘Diverging integration paths of Armenia and Georgia: consequences for export sophistication and diversification’.

ISET Policy Institute presents its regional gender research in Yerevan, Armenia
28 June 2023

On 28 June 2023, ISET Policy Institute organized a regional policy event entitled Gender Equality in the South Caucasus: New Tools for Policy Research in Yerevan, Armenia.

Chess Is to Play and Math Is for Life
17 May 2019

At times math teachers use a legend, “mathematics in the game of chess”, as an introduction to Exponential Functions. The original myth tells of a mathematician in India who invented the game of chess and was subsequently bestowed a vast reward for its creation. The king of India was so impressed by the game that he offered the mathematician to “name your reward!” The inventor responded, “My wish is simple.

IT Flu in the Armenian Labor Market
25 March 2019

We are living in an era of advanced technology, and with such rapid development, the changing landscape of the online world has dramatically changed our daily lives. There is no doubt that over the years technology has created amazingly useful resources, which has placed all the information we could need at our fingertips. Software is devouring the world, and you can imagine that this is great news for IT professionals. It’s not just Facebook and Google that need IT professionals.

Money Can’t Buy Happiness. Or Can It? A Case Study from Yerevan
20 November 2018

I have been living away from Yerevan for four years. Over these years, every time I visited my city, I noticed more and more new (and fancy) cafes. Over time, I also noticed that café visits seemed to grow in numbers and I started wondering whether it was just my impression or the reality. I have been particularly puzzled by the paradoxical nature of the fact that people always complain about their wages and living standards, yet they do not mind spending money in cafés.