“Socio-economic Consequences of International Labor Migration”: Seminar in the Chair of IER
Tatevik Vardanyan, PhD student of the Chair of International Economic Relations, has carried out a research on “Socio-Economic Consequences of International Labor Migration” with the support of the State Committee of Science and ASUE and presented it today during the Chair scientific seminar, which was attended by Gagik Vardanyan, Vice Rector of Science and International Relations, Khoren Mkhitaryan, Head of Science and PhD Division, Diana Galoyan, the Chair of International Economic Relations, Doctor of Sciences, Associate Professor, representatives of Faculty staff, students, special guests from the Armenian-Russian (Slavonic) University – Irina Petrosyan, the Chair of Theory of Economics, PhD in Economics, Associate Professor and Larisa Avetisyan, Supervisor of “The RA Migration Processes” Scientific Research Group, PhD in Economics.
Gagik Vardanyan welcomed the attendees and stated that seminars should be productive both in terms of providing relevant recommendations to the Government and forming experts. The Vice Rector added that researchers also present their practice to the students during the seminars, supervising them to their research work.
Diana Galoyan introduced the guests stating that the issue of starting scientific cooperation with the Armenian-Russian University is being discussed. She presented the topic of seminar and gave the floor to the speaker.
Tatevik Vardanyan noted that 3 articles had been published within the frames of her research, one of them is an international one. The PhD student presented the results of the survey: 1526 migrants and potential migrants have been included. Who are aimed to migration?, what are the main causes?, what problems are facing migrants?, what are they doing”, how much are they paid and sent to their families? ... The questionnaire contained similar questions.
The second part of the research was a comparative analysis of the legislation regulating the migration field of Eurasian Economic Union countries.
The PhD student also observed the law on foreigners in the RA, revealed the shortcomings: for example, the concept of “migrant worker” is not clearly defined.
After the report was over, a discussion was held and representatives of the Armenian-Russian University presented their observations.
ASUE Media and Public Relations Division
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