Aram Derdzyan worked as an Economist at the Central Bank of Armenia before joining the Ph.D. program at Notre Dame. He holds a B.A. degree in Economics (with honors) from Yerevan State University (YSU) and an M.A. degree in Economics (with honors) from the International School of Economics at TSU (ISET). His research interests lie in Macroeconomics, Energy Economics, and International Finance.