Ashot Markosyan is a Doctor of Science (Economics) since 1998, professor, full member of the Academy of Social Sciences of the Russian Federation since 1998. From 2003 he has been a lecturer and professor at Rector of the National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia. From 2000 to 2003 he worked in the Ministry of State Property Management in Yerevan. His function as Deputy Minister included the formation of private and public sectors of economy, distribution of their proportion, optimisation of the Structure of Economy, problems concerning perfection of controllability and elaboration of legal and methodological fundamentals for the solution of the mentioned problems. Since 2002 he has been the Head of Economics and Right research department at the Institute of Water Problems and Hydraulic Engineering in Yerevan. From 1996 to 2000 he was as well the Deputy Ministry at the Ministry of Privatisation of the Republic of Armenia.