Born on October 18, 1958 in Yerevan.
1975 - 1979 - Graduated from the faculty of Economic Branch of the Yerevan State Institute of National Economy. Economist.
1978 - Graduated from the Legal Division of YSINE (Yerevan State Institute of National Economy) Department of Social Sciences.
1986 - Post Graduate of the Institute of Economics of NAS of the Republic of Armenia.
Doctor, Professor of Economics. (Republic of Armenia and RF 2005, Ukraine 2010).
1981 - 1982 - Deputy Director at the “Chemreactiv” RU.
1986 - 1990 - Scientific worker, Head of Division.
1983 1985 - Postgraduate of the Institute of Economics of NAS of the Republic of Armenia.
September 1991 - November 1991 - Acting President of the Government of the Republic of Armenia.
1993 - 1996 - Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia.
1996 - 1997 - Adviser of International Currency Fund, Expert of energy affairs of Russia and Ukraine (Washington).
1998 - 2006 - Vice - Chair of Yerevan Cognac factory, Deputy Chair of Council of Directors, Human Recourses and of purchase of grapes.
2006 - 2007 - Adviser to the “VTB - Armenia Bank,” head of business division.
Since 2007 - Lecturer at Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University.
2008 - 2010 - Lecturer at the Kiev University of International Relations.
2010 - 1012 - Lecturer at the Kiev University of banking.
May 6, 2012 - Elected Deputy of the National Assembly by the proportional electoral system from the “Armenian National Congress” alliance of parties.
1995 - “Grand Master” Honorable title.
1995 - Awarded “The Man of the Year” of ABI of the US Biography Institute.
1996 - Awarded “The Man of the Millennium” of ABI.
Author of 63 scientific works, 18 monographs. Co author of the educational manuals of “Mega economics and Global Macro Economical Issues” (Ukraine).
Married, with two children.