Aleksandr Grigoryan (Senior Fellow) has a PhD from University of Turin and a Master’s Diploma from the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna, both from the economics field. Starting in 2009, he has worked at the Research Department in the Central Bank of Armenia and has then been teaching at the American University of Armenia (AUA), School of Political Science and International Affairs. Since April 2012, he has been appointed as an Assistant Professor of Economics at the College of Business and Economics and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at the American University of Armenia.
Dr. Grogiryan’s research includes dynamic programming (modeling indivisible educational investments), financial institutions (monetary transmission mechanism, microeconomics of banking), and development economics (income distribution, migration, transformation of industry structure). His latest publication appeared in the Journal of Income Distribution: this was a theoretical piece explaining politico-economic evolutions in developing economies. Dr.Grigoryan frequently acts as an expert for internatinoal development agencies, such as the World Bank and the United Nations.