Yaroslava Babych

Ph.D., Lead Economist | ISET-PI

Yaroslava Babych is a Resident Faculty member at the International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University (ISET). She is also the head of the Macroeconomic policy research practice at 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 received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Franklin and Marshall College with a double major in Economics and Philosophy. She 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. As the head of the Macroeconomic policy research practice at ISET-PI, she supervises regular monitoring of macroeconomic indicators for Georgia, providing consulting services for governments, private sector, and international organizations.

ISET-PI was established in May 2011 to complement the educational mission of 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 February 2023