Armen Grigoryan is a political analyst specializing in democratization, civil society, economic and political development in Armenia. He is a visiting lecturer at the Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University in the World Politics and International Relations Department. He holds a Masters degree from the American University of Armenia in Political Science and International Relations. He is currently a project coordinator at Transparency International Anti-Corruption Center in Yerevan.
In a July 16 interview, President Serzh Sargsyan spoke about issues of national security, including the state of the economy. The president also remarked on some of his statements in the past that had stirred controversy in the country. Armen Grigoryan compares numbers to President Sargsyan's statements.
Political analyst Armen Grigoryan writes that negotiations for a peaceful settlement of the Artsakh conflict have hit a wall and resulted in escalations on the frontline bolstering Azerbaijan's inclination towards a military solution to the conflict.
"Why Nations Fail" and why is Armenia's economy failing - Armen Grigoryan's case-study of Acemoglu's and Robinson's economic theories and their implications in Armenia's economy and politics.