|| Aleksandr Grigoryan is Associate Professor and Chair of Master of Business Administration Program at the American University of Armenia (AUA). He holds PhD in Economics from University Turin and Masters in Economics from Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna. His past career includes junior economist at Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Armenia and senior researcher at the Central Bank of Armenia, prior to the joining the AUA on a full time basis. Dr. Grigoryan’s research area includes topics from development economics, such as inequality, poverty and migration. Parallel to academic research, he provides economic consultancy services to international organizations in mining, environmental sector, inclusive growth and more.