Armenia and Macedonia: Business Opportunities

At last year’s summit Ruben Vardanyan, impact investor, inspired us with his example of social entrepreneurship in Armenia, Russia, and the world. In many ways, Armenia provides a template for what can be done in Macedonia. This article compares Macedonia and Armenia, and points out possible business opportunities for Macedonian companies in Armenia. Why Armenia?…

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Emigration from Macedonia: 1990 to 2017

534,720 people from Macedonia are living overseas according to the latest UN report on migrant stock. Emigration has a long history in Macedonia and continues to be important. However, the pattern of emigration has changed significantly since independence, and this provides policy lessons and opportunities for Macedonia and its diaspora. In 1990 the top five…

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