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Associate Professor at the Manoogian Simone College of Business & Economics.
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Associate Professor
Manoogian Simone College of Business & Economics
PAB 236W

Some courses taught:

ECON 121 - Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 122 - Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 222 - Intermediate Macroeconomics
ECON 101 - Introduction to Economics
ECON 224 - Introduction to Econometrics
ECON 330 - Macroeconomic Theory
ECON 320 - Microeconomic Theory
Capstone (theses)

Office hours: by appointment

Macroeconomics, Economics of Transition, Teaching of Economics

My view: (Please briefly describe your view on the three concepts below)

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” -Nelson Mandela
“The important thing is not to stop questioning” - Albert Einstein
“You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for our own improvement and, at the same time, share a genaral responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think can be most useful” -Marie Curie

Short Bio:

Gayane Barseghyan teaches various Economics courses. Prior to joining AUA, she held a senior economist position at the Central Bank of Armenia. Her research interests are primarily in the areas of Macroeconomics, Economics of Transition, etc. She has also both published and ongoing works on innovative methods for teaching economics.


Barseghyan, G. & Grigorian, A. (2019). Equilibrium with Capacity Constrained Firms: A Classroom Experiment, Journal of Economic Education, vol 50, no 2, 129-141.

Barseghyan, G. & Baghdasaryan, V. (2019). Optimum Currency Area Theory: Evidence from Post-Soviet Countries and Implications for Eurasian Economic Union, Post-Communist Economies, vol 31, no 3, 301-324.

Barseghyan, G. & Hambardzumyan, H. (2018) The Effects of Exchange Rate Volatility on Exports: Evidence from Armenia, Applied Economics Letters, vol 25, issue 18, 1266-1268.

Barseghyan, G. (2015). A Comparison of PAYG and Funded Pension Systems, Armenian Economic Journal, vol 1, 53-68.