A network of resource and training centers in South Caucasus
Expertise: Macroeconomics (economic growth), Public Policy Design and Analysis, Labour Market issues, Poverty related issues, Transition Economies, Privatisation and Corporate Governance
Professional/ Work Experience: Since 2002, August to date - CRRC-Armenia Director 1997 (December)-2002 (February)- Economic Expert -Preparing chapters on National Accounts, Output and Labour Market for Armenia Economic Trends Publications (www.economic-trends.org)1996-1997 and 1980-1991 - Yereven State Institute of National Economy - Professor (1996-1997), Acting Head (1989-91), Docent (1986-91), Senior lecturer (1980-86) - Teaching courses on Economic Strategy, Microeconomics, Transition Economy 1992-1994, Russian Federation, Permanent Representation of the Government of RA in RF, Economic Department, Advisor. Preparing Analytical Reports on Developments of Russian and Armenian Economy, drafting and expertise of intergovernmental agreements in economic field 1991-1995, State Academy of Management (Moscow, RF), Doctorant, Preparing Doctorate Dissertation on topics ""Public Policy in Transition Period: methodology and analysis (case of Armenia). Since 1996 up to date participated in UNDP, WB, EERC/GDN different projects, such as: National report on ""Education, poverty and economic activity"" (UNDP, 2002, Team leader), ""Explaining Growth (EERC/GDN, 2001, Armenia's Group leader); ""Human Development Report: Armenia, 1998"" (UNDP, national expert); ""Informal sector survey""(UNDP/ILO, Methodology Group leader); ""Poverty: education and health""(UNDP): Coordinator of Subcontract on ""Public awareness (TV and Radio Programs, articles) and so on.
2000 (January-May) - RSEP -Research Fellow at Columbia University (USA)|Membership of professional bodies:
Armenia International Policy Research Group (executive Board member)
Association of UNDP national experts (Armenia)
Scientific Board of Expertise and Evaluation of Dissertations in Economics (Armenia)
Association of Armenian Economists (board)
Armenian Women Economists Association (board)
Geo Interest: Global developments; Transition economies; CIS countries.
GDN Subject Interests: Community Based Rural Development | Education Reform and Management | Training and Distance Learning | Impact Evaluation | Monitoring and Analysis | Gender and Human Development | Administrative and Civil Service Reform | Corruption | NGOs and Civil Society | Policy Process | Economic Growth | Growth, Investment and Savings | Markets | Labour Markets