Vahe Movsisyan, Ph.D.

Adjunct Lecturer

Faculty member’s name: Vahe Movsisyan

Contacts (E-mail, telephone): [email protected], +374 93591989

Office hours and room: By appointment; room 235W (PAB)

Short bio-career description of the faculty member:

Dr. Movsisyan joined AUA in 2013. He started the professional career at the Central Bank of Armenia (CBA) and worked at the Monetary Police Department (2005-2006), Statistics Department (2007-2015) and Economic Research Department (2015-2020) and left CBA in 2020. He has participated and presented methodological and applied research papers in numerous national and international conferences. He has been a member of International Statistical Institute (ISI) and International Association of Survey Statisticians (IASS) for 5-6 years.

Dr. Movsisyan is a co-founder of Datamotus LLC, a company that provides Data mining and statistical analysis services.

Education and Degrees:

  • Diploma in Economics, Armenian State Institute of Economics, 1999-2004 ,
  • PhD in Economics, Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics (MESI), 2007.

CV (uploaded)

Courses taught:

  • BUS 110 - Applied Statistics
  • BUS 50 - Pre-term Quantitative Methods
  • BUS 320 - Data Analysis for Business Decisions
  • BUS 321 - Data Mining for Business
  • ECON 310 - Economic Statistics
  • CS 107 – Probability
  • CS 108 - Statistics
  • DS 110 - Statistics 2

Areas of specialization:

  • Statistical Analysis
  • Econometric Analysis
  • Data Science

Publications:

  1. Accuracy of Expectations in Business Surveys

Martin Galstyan and Vahe Movsisyan, Central Bank of Armenia

2017 61st ISI World Statistics Congress, Marrakech, Morocco:

https://www.bis.org/ifc/events/wsc_isi/ips023_galstyan_paper.pdf

  1. Economic Policy Uncertainty for Armenia

Armenian Economic Association 2018 annual Conference, June 15, 2018

http://www.aea.am/files/papers/w1805.pdf

  1. The Relationship between Education and the Dimensions of Social Capital in Armenia

Vahe Movsisyan, Central Bank of Armenia

Social Capital: Definitions, Applications, Cultural contexts: CRRC-Armenia 2013 Conference on Social Capital Proceedings, 6 June 2013

https://www.crrc.am/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/CRRC-Social_Capital-Conference.pdf (pp 26-39)

  1. Social Engagement in Armenia

Vahe Movsisyan, Central Bank of Armenia

Caucasus Research Resource Centers (CRRC) – Armenia: A program of Eurasia Partnership Foundation, Yerevan, December 24, 2012,

https://www.academia.edu/5900839/Social_engagement_in_Armenia

  1. Quantification of qualitative data: the case of the Central Bank of Armenia

Martin Galstyan and Vahe Movsisyan, Central Bank of Armenia

IFC Bulletin No 33, The IFC's contribution to the 57th ISI Session, Durban, July 2010

(https://www.bis.org/ifc/publ/ifcb33t.pdf)

  1. Consumer Confidence Survey in Armenia

Martin Galstyan and Vahe Movsisyan, Central Bank of Armenia

IFC Bulletin No 30: The use of surveys by central banks, July 2009

(https://www.bis.org/ifc/publ/ifcb30d.pdf#page=43 )