Armenian-Russian (Slavonic) University
1986, Graduate, then 1989, PhD, then 2005, PhD in Economics, Moscow State University. Formerly, Chair, Economic Policy, Armenian Embassy, Moscow; 1992-94, Head, State Trade Agency of Armenia; 1994-97, Deputy Chairman, Central Bank of Armenia; 1997-98, Armenian Finance and Economy Minister; 1998-99, Prime Minister of Armenia; 1999-2000, Minister of Economy, Armenia. Currently, Professor of Economics, Rector and President, Russian Armenian State University; since 2000, Founder and Chairman, International Centre for Human Development. Member of educational academies.