Economist, writer; was born in Yerevan, 1939. In 1956 he joined the Yerevan Polytechnical Institute, in 1966 he got his Ph.D. in Economics, in 1966 he got his “Doctoral degree” (the next step after Ph.D. in the Soviet scientific hierarchy).
1992 – 2003 worked as the head of the State Patent Office of Armenia. Now Mr. Ghantarjyan is the head of the “Business and Management” department of the Yerevan State University.
He is the author of more than a hundred of scientific works, including 5 monographs.