Regular Seminar on the RA Macroeconomic Situation
Today, the Chair of Macroeconomics continued the series of seminars aimed at strengthening scientific-research component at ASUE and activating scientific activity of the Chairs. “Macroeconomic Situation and Prospects of the RA” was presented, which was studied by a number of representatives of the Chair staff within the frames of “Development Program of Preserving Science and Technology Infrastructure Activities” of the RA State Committee of Science. The seminar was attended by Gagik Vardanyan, Vice Rector of Science and International Relations, Karen Grigoryan, the acting Chair of Macroeconomics, Ishkhan Tigranyan, supervisor of research program, PhD in Economics, Professor, representatives of Faculty, students.
Gagik Vardanyan welcomed the attendees and highlighted that it’s expected to formulate platform for discussions, debates, where a scientific outcome will be created. The Vice Rector also stressed that experts should appear as a result of research activity, who can submit proposals to the Government on improving the economy.
Then Ishkhan Tigranyan made a speech stating that the research group had conducted a long-term activity within frames of SCS program - it has been studying the topic for over three years.
Today, 6 reports have been presented: Haykaz Hovhannisyan, PhD in Economics, Associate Professor reported on “Analysis of Factors Affecting Economic Growth”, Gayane Avagyan, PhD in Economics, Associate Professor - “Full Demand and Economic Growth in the Republic of Armenia”, Knarik Vardanyan, PhD in Economics, Associate Professor – “Interrelations of Real Exchange Rate and Economic Growth”. Gayane Avagyan presented another report on “Detection of the Main Factors Affecting the Real Effective Exchange Rate in Armenia through the Econometric Model”.
Tatul Mkrtchyan, Dean of Department of Marketing and Business Organization, Doctor of Sciences, Associate Professor and Varsik Tigranyan, PhD in Economics, Assistant Professor summed up the seminar reporting on “Interpretation of the Correlation of the Exchange Rate and Economic Competitiveness Indicators in the Republic of Armenia through the Vector Model of Error Correction” and “The Possibilities of Tourism Development with Significant Export Potential in the Republic of Armenia”.
In general, reporters characterized and appreciated the macroeconomic situation in our country, raised the problems and made suggestions for their solution.
Perspectives, opportunities for development were outlined. The meeting was conducted in an active discussion atmosphere.
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