In August 2019, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan set ambitious targets to be achieved by 2050, including a population of 5 million, 1.5 million new jobs, eliminating poverty, and a GDP 15 times greater than today’s figures. Samson Avetyan focuses specifically on the GDP growth target and examines the likelihood of hitting such a goal by 2050.
Deep tech startups are built on scientific and engineering discoveries and innovations. In the Armenian startup ecosystem, there are only a handful of deep tech startups. One of them is Krisp.
Economist Samson Avetian takes a brief look at the history of complicated relations between the U.S. and Iran. He argues that economic relations between Armenia and Iran are unlikely to see significant changes even in light of Iran’s escalating tensions with the West.