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economics, project evaluation, computer applications
48000 year
July 3 04:52 PM 2002
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Canada Citizen
Work Locations:   Nova Scotia

59 Glenforest Drive, Apt.403
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3M 3M5 Canada
Phone/Fax: (902)457-9491, (902)488-4548

Over fifteen years of academic, research, and practical experience in economies of newly independent and developing 
Research and consulting for governments, universities, and companies.
Major areas: general economics, transition economies, economic development, international trade, project evaluation.


1995   M.S., Economics,
Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA

1985   Candidate of Sciences (U.S. accredited Ph.D.), Economics,
USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

1978   B.S., Economics / Engineering,
Azerbaijan Oil & Chemistry Institute, Baku, USSR


April 1999 - February 2002
United Nations Development Programme/Government of Kuwait, Kuwait City, 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 

July 1996 - August 1998
Chief Economist,
Synergy International/Ministry of Finance of Kuwait, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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.

August 1995 - April 1996
Iowa State University/Nizhni Novgorod Agricultural Academy Project, Ames, Iowa - Nizhni Novgorod, Russia
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.

September 1992 - July 1995
Exchange Visitor, Graduate Student, Research Assistant.
Edmund Muskie Fellow, U.S. Information Agency,
Economics Institute, Colorado University, Departments of Economics, Iowa State University,
Ames, Iowa, USA.
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.

August 1991 - September 1992
Professor (Docent),
Department of International Economics, Yerevan State University, Yerevan, Armenia
Lectured undergraduate courses on principles of economics and international trade.  Research on foreign economic 
relations of Armenia.

August 1990 - September 1992
Department of Economics, Institute of International Relations & Control, Yerevan, Armenia
Lectured undergraduate courses on principles of economics and international trade.  Research in foreign economic 
relations of Armenia.

January 1989 - August 1992
Research Associate,
The Economy Institute, Academy of Sciences of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
Research: Armenia's market transition - new financial, fiscal, and foreign trade systems.  Regional natural resources' 
valuation and efficient utilization.

January 1987 - January 1989
Assistant Professor,
Department of Economics, CP & Trade Unions College, Baku, Azerbaijan
Lectured on the principles of the Soviet economy.
Developed curriculum and teaching materials.
Research on natural resources valuation under market transition.

August 1978 - January 1987
Research Associate
Department of Economic R&D, Petrochemical Branch Institute, Baku, Azerbaijan.
Economic efficiency, project evaluation, and feasibility studies of new technologies in oil processing and petrochemical 

December 1981 - December 1985
Aspirant (Graduate Scholar / Research Fellow),
USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, USSR
Research: economics, new technologies, and feasibility of alternative fuels (non-oil sources) for petrochemical production.

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 (US Information Agency)
1992-1994   Edmund Muskie Fellow (US Information Agency)

1995-1997   European Economic 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.


**** Message to Recruiters ****

Dear Madam/Sir,

I hold graduate degrees from the USA & USSR. I taught & conducted research for academic 
institutions, government bodies of the former Soviet Union. Last ten years I worked internationally in 
Russia, US & Kuwait.  Among my positions: exchange visitor (Muskee Fellow, USIA), research fellow 
(ISU, USA), lecturer in economics (NNovgorod Ag Academy, Russia), economist/consultant 
(UNDP/Government of Kuwait).

My responsibilities included macro-, microeconomic & financial evaluations of policies & projects. All 
this time I was also engaged in training, developed and conducted several workshops & seminars. 
Additional info is available online:

Thank you for reviewing my credentials