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Accumulative Pension: Providing for Your Own Retirement

After the Velvet Revolution and change of government in Armenia in spring 2018, Armenia’s accumulative pension system also changed. On June 21, 2018, the parliament adopted the draft law “On Accumulative Pensions”. No amendments were proposed. From July 1, citizens in the...

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New Price Increases in 2018: What, why and how much?

The shops were crazy on New Year’s Eve in Armenia, despite complaints about price increases here in 2017. Yet the country witnessed another dramatic increase in prices from the very beginning of 2018. This time there was an increase in customs duty on poultry, butter, vegetable oil...

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Marriage and Divorce: A Look At Love Life in Armenia

 
 
Marriage is declining in Armenia while divorce is on the rise, according to the RA Statistical Committee (formerly National Statistical Service) report issued in 2017. Those who do choose to get married are waiting longer to take the plunge.
Since 2010, marriage rates have...

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Birth Anomalies and Child Mortality in Armenia

Ampop Media has studied and represented the dynamics of under-5 mortality and birth anomalies between 2006 and 2016. According to this study, the number of children born with congenital malformations in Armenia increased by 30% over a 10-year period. This means that in 2006 every 71st...

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