In the second of a multi-part series, Dr. Lucyann Kerry writes that as other countries set examples and move forward to solve transport problems, Armenia may have an opportunity to use its energized political will and seek innovative solutions to its transport system.
There has been much discussion about the new tax reform being proposed by Armenia’s new government. Samson Avetian teases out some of the key issues of the reform.
In the first of a series of articles, Dr. Lucyann Kerry proposes ways to reconfigure, reconnect and reconstruct the flow of resources, money/capital and human agency/interaction to revitalize the country based on successful models.
The majority of Armenia’s passenger and cargo transportation travels through the strategic Georgian land road of Lars, which is prone to natural disasters and often crippled because of congestion.
Education has the immense power to impact industries and the economy. Artashes Vardanyan writes about the need to transform the educational system to meet the needs of one particularly promising sector of Armenia's economy, the High-Tech industry.
Ineffective governance and institutional corruption are among the factors preventing Armenia from getting on a track to sustainable development. Yeghia Tashjian writes that since politics is the determinant force of economic institutions, any positive change in political institutions will reflect positively on Armenia’s economic development.
As the world becomes increasingly connected, states are adopting national strategies to protect themselves against cybersecurity breaches. This article outlines the ongoing debate around the terms ‘information security’ and ‘cybersecurity’ and examines global developments, as well as, Armenia’s institutional and policy advancements.
This is a multi-part series on cryptocurrency and its ecosystem. The first part, “Feathers to Fiat” explored what money actually is and its development throughout history. This second installment of the series dives into the next step in the evolution of money--the invention of Bitcoin.
In this first piece of a four-part series on cryptocurrency and its ecosystem, Tigran Asriyan explores what money actually is, its development through history, and the evolution of money -- the invention of Bitcoin. Upcoming articles will cover the next generation of cryptocurrencies, address use cases, and its many applications for Armenia.
Fish farms that showed up in the Ararat Valley in the early 2000s, as part of a development and poverty reduction program, have devastated the valley and Armenia’s second largest water basin. Now the state is trying to salvage the main hub of Armenia's agriculture and the strategically important water basin from desertification; trying to refill a bottomless well drop by drop.