Challenges of Contemporary Economics

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First Name: Garabed
Second name: Minassian
Academic title: Doctor of Economic Sciences

Place of employment: Institute for Economic Research, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Position: Professor of Economics and Finance

Ph.D. - 1967, Sofia University

Research interests:
Finance and Banking

Publications (most important/popular):
Breaking the Bulgarian Economic Model: Reasons and Projections.
VDM Verlag Dr. Müller GmbH & Co. KG, Saarbrücken, 2011, 196 pp.;
System of Models for Socialist Countries' National Economy Planning.
PH „Nauka", Novosibirsk, 1990, 316 pp. (co-authored, in Russian);
Projecting Macroeconomic Proportions.
PH „GorexPress", Sofia, 2010, 208 pp. (in Bulgarian)
Financial Programming.
3-rd edition, PH "Klasika I Stil", Sofia, 2007, 498 pp. (in Bulgarian);
External Debt: Theory, Practice, Management.
2-nd edition, PH „Ciela", Sofia, 2007, 256 pp. (in Bulgarian);
Central bank independence in Bulgaria.
In: "Central Banking in Eastern Europe", Ed. N.Healey, B.Harrison, Routledge, London, 2004, 245-290 pp. (co-authored);
Bulgarian Industrial Growth and Structure: 1970-89.
"Soviet Studies", vol. 44, No. 4, 1992;
The Road to Economic Disaster in Bulgaria.
"Europe-Asia Studies", Vol. 50, No. 2, 1998;
Bulgaria and the International Monetary Fund.
"Russian and East European Finance and Trade", vol. 37, No. 2, March-April 2001, 7-35 pp.;
The Economic Environment in Albania, Bulgaria, Macedonia FYR and Greece.
"Eastern European Economies", vol.40, no.4, July-August 2002, 45-82 pp.;

Awarded State Medal "Stara Planina (second degree)" (2006);
Awarded Gold Medal "Bulgarian National Bank" (2006);
Awarded medal "50-th Anniversary of the University of Lodz" (1995);
Appointed as an Economic Consultant of Maanshan Government, PR China (2011);
Appointed as Asia-Pacific CEO Senior Expert (2011);