External Environment for Agriculture and Policy Analysis (Agricultural Policy)
Siranush Ghukasyan joined IAMO in October 2015 as a doctoral student in the Department Agricultural Policy. She obtained her MA degree in political economy from the University of Kassel. She received her undergraduate degree in economics from the Armenian State University of Economics. Prior to joining IAMO she worked at the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (UN FAO) in the division of Trade and Markets, where she worked on various agricultural trade and policy issues for a number of commodities. Her PhD is part of the project "FEDAGRIPOL – Political economy of agricultural policies in federal systems" where she studies the political economic aspects of Russian agricultural policy.