Yaroslava Babych

Academic Director | ISET-PI

Yaroslava Babych is a Resident Faculty member at the International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University (ISET). She is also the Academic Director of ISET Policy Institute (ISET-PI). She has studied at the University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in Kyiv, Ukraine, and then at Franklin and Marshall College in Pennsylvania, USA. Yaroslava Babych has received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Franklin and Marshall College with a double major in Economics and in Philosophy. She has received her Ph.D. in Economics from George Washington University in Washington, DC in 2011.

The research and professional interests of Yaroslava Babych are focused on macroeconomic stability and growth patterns in transition economies. At ISET Yaroslava Babych teaches first and second-year courses in Macroeconomics and Open Economy Macro. She is also leading a Macroeconomic Policy Research Center at ISET-PI. The core activities of the Center involve regular monitoring of macroeconomic indicators for Georgia, and consulting services for governments, private sector, and international organizations.

ISET-PI was established in May 2011 to complement the educational mission of the ISET, a prominent center of excellence in economics education and research serving the South Caucasus region. ISET-PI provides independent policy research and training and is a member of the FREE Network.

*Last updated January 2020