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Click for My Alter Ego Alexander Mosesov
59 Glenforest Drive, Apt.403
Halifax, Nova Scotia 
Canada, B3M 3M5
Over fifteen years of academic, research, and practical experience in economies of newly independent and developing countries. Research and consulting for governments, universities, and companies. Major areas: general economics, transition economies, economic development, international trade, project evaluation.
Work Experience
3/99 - 2/02 United Nations Development Programme Kuwait, Kuwait
Consulted the Ministry of Planning and Ministry of Finance of Kuwait under the nationally executed UNDP project "Strengthening the National Planning System". Developed financial and statistical models, reporting formats, documentation, and guidelines for public / private projects' appraisal / evaluation. Trained professional staff in conducting research, project evaluation, feasibility studies, and investment decisions. Designed new UNDP project to reform Offset Department.
7/96 - 8/98 Synergy International Kuwait, Kuwait
Chief Economist
Consulted Counter-Trade Offset Program Department (OPD), Ministry of Finance of Kuwait. Provided economic, social and financial evaluations of international Offset Business Ventures, as well as economic/econometric estimations of their impacts on the economy of Kuwait. Designed and introduced several models in support of these functions. One of them, the Evaluation Model, is now a standard tool in the everyday practice of the Offset Program of Kuwait. Provided OPD with reports and recommendations on policy issues. Developed and conducted seminars for professional staff members.
8/95 - 4/96 Iowa State University Ames, IA
Worked for Iowa State University/Nizhni Novgorod Agricultural Academy Project, USAID.
Consulted joint seminars and workshops on development of private sector in various areas of Russian agricultural business.
Lectured principles of macro- and microeconomics to students and adult professionals. Introduced curriculum revisions and new approaches to teaching.
8/92 - 6/95 Iowa State University Ames, IA
Edmund Muskie Fellow, Exchange Visitor, Research Assistant
Was competitively selected to visit the U.S. academia as an Edmund Muskie Fellow. Took some graduate classes, which applied towards a Master of Science degree in Economics. Later in the program conducted independent research for the Center of Agricultural and Rural Development, Department of Economics, Iowa State University. Main results presented in a paper on application of gravity models towards inter-republic trade in the countries of the former Soviet Union.
8/91 - 9/92 Yerevan State University Yerevan, Armenia
Professor (Docent),
Lectured undegraduate courses on principles of economics and international trade. Research in foreign economic relations of Armenia.
8/90 - 9/92 Institute of International Relations & Control Yerevan, Armenia
Lectured undegraduate courses on principles of economics and international trade. Research in foreign economic relations of Armenia.
1/89 - 8/92 The Economics Institute Yerevan, Armenia
Research Associate
Research: Armenia's market transition - new financial, fiscal, and foreign trade systems. Regional natural resources' valuation and efficient utilization.
1/87 - 1/89 The CP Higher Education College Baku, Azerbaidjan
Assistant Professor
Lectured on the principles of the Soviet economy.
Developed curriculum and teaching materials.
Research on natural resources valuation under market transition.
12/81 - 12/84 USSR Academy of Sciences Moscow, Russian Federation
Aspirant (Graduate Scholar / Research Fellow)
Research: economics, new technologies, and feasibility of alternative fuels (non-oil sources) for petrochemical production.
8/78 - 12/86 Petrochemical Branch Institute Baku, Azerbaidjan
Research Associate
Economic efficiency, project evaluation, and feasibility studies of new technologies in oil processing and petrochemical industry.
6/95 Iowa State University Ames, IA
Master of Science
12/85 USSR Academy of Sciences Moscow, Russian Federation
Candidate of Sciences (U.S. accredited Ph.D.)
Additional Information PUBLICATIONS:
Overall 4 books and about 30 papers, articles, proceedings, and synopsis in the former Soviet Union professional sources. Among them:
- Gravity Models for the Inter-Republic Trade, Accepted by Voprosy Ekonomiki Journal, Moscow, 1995;
- New Financial, Fiscal, and Monetary System for Armenia, Banker, Yerevan, 1992, No.2 (with V.Gabrielian);
- Conditions to Attract Foreign Capital, Yerkir, Yerevan, 09.28.1991 (with T.Torossian);
- Value of Resources as a Criteria in Regional Economic Development. Problems of Economic System Renewal. Conference at Baku CP Higher Education College, Baku, 1988;
- Economic Efficiency of Alternative (non-oil) Resources in Petrochemical Production. Candidate of Sciences Dissertation, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, USSR, 1985.

1993-1995 Vice President, US/Armenian Scholarly Exchange, International Research & Exchanges Board, USA
1992-1994 Edmund Muskie Fellow, International Research & Exchanges Board, USA

1995-1997 European Econ omic Association
1993-1996 American Economic Association
1989-1993 Association of Armenian Economists

General: DOS, UNIX, MS Windows and Office, Internet/HTML
Word Processing: Word Perfect, MS Word (English/Russian)
Spreadsheets: Excel, Lotus
Graphics: Paint Shop Pro, Harvard Graphics
Statistics: Shazam, SPSS
Professional: Comfar, GAMS

Armenian, Russian - mother tongues;
English - excellent;
Azeri-Turkish - fair;
Understand most of Slavic languages of Eastern and Central Europe.

DoB 11.11.1956, male, married, two children.
Permanent Resident in Canada.