Student Policy Seminar Series: Waste Management REgulations, Problems and Treatments
12 December 2017

ISET is continuing its student policy seminar series. This time, Giorgi Ninua, Mariam Tsulukidze, Mariam Lobjanidze, and Yana Hovhannisyan presented their research results under the supervision of Norberto Pignatti, a member of ISET’s resident faculty and the head of the Energy and Environment Policy Research Center at the ISET Policy Institute.

Student Policy Seminar Series: Labor Migration from Armenia and Georgia: Why Russia?
06 December 2017

The second presentation of the Policy Seminar Series took place on December 6, 2017. This time, Davit Hovhannisyan and Anahit Sargsyan – under the supervision of Karine Torosyan, a member of the resident faculty of ISET – led the presentation with a paper entitled “Labor Migration from Armenia and Georgia: Why Russia?”.

ISET Professor presents paper in Germany
14 November 2017

ISET Professor Norberto Pignatti was invited by the Leibnitz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg to present his paper, ‘Job market outcomes of IDPs: the case of Georgia’.

The real thing: nominal price rigidity of the nickel Coke, 1886-1959
09 November 2017

On November 9, Daniel Levy, a professor of economics at Bar Ilan University, Emory University and a member of ISET’s International Faculty Committee, presented his paper ‘The real thing’: nominal price rigidity of the nickel Coke, 1886-1959“ (co-authored by his colleague Andrew Young) to ISET professors, students, and researchers.

Prof. Hans Wiesmeth on how Georgia can deal with beverage packaging
10 October 2017

On October 10, 2017, Professor Hans Wiesmeth challenged ISET BA students to think about possible solutions to environmental issues, more specifically, how the country can deal with beverage packaging, which is a global environmental issue, with 1 billion plastic bottles produced each day (more than ten thousand every second). Only about 10% of these bottles are currently recovered and recycled.