Welcome to the webpage of Ani Harutyunyan. I am currently a researcher at LICOS – Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance  at KU Leuven and a Ph.D. Candidate in Economics.

Here you can find information on my economics background and current research.


News

February 24-25: “National Identity and Public Goods Provision” and “Culture, Diffusion and Economic Development” presented at the ASREC Annual Conference in Boston, MA.

27-28 October: “Culture, Diffusion and Economic Development” presented at the European Research Development Network (EUDN) workshop on Development Economics in Brussels. Program>>

21 October: “National Identity and Public Goods Provision” presented at VIVES – Research Centre for Regional Economics seminar at KU Leuven.

7 September: New certificate from GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Specialization offered by University of California, Davis.  Available here>>

27-30 June: “Culture, Diffusion and Economic Development” presented at PODER Summer School, organized by CEPR and University of Namur. Conference webpage: CEPR.org/7004

15-17 June: “Do migrants think differently?” (new research paper) presented at IOS/APB/EACES Summer Academy ‘Path Dependencies in Economic and Social Development’ in Munich, Germany.

4 June: Member at Policy Forum Armenia, a U.S. based think-tank aiming to strengthen discourse on Armenia’s economic development and national security.

17-18 May: “Culture, Diffusion and Economic Development” presented at the European Conference of the Association for the Study of Religion, Economics, and Culture (ASREC) in Copenhagen, Denmark. Program>>

4 May: “Culture, Diffusion and Economic Development” presented at the Department of Economics LICOS seminar at KU Leuven.

4-5 March: “National Identity and Public Goods Provision” presented at the Fourth Euroacademia International Conference ‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’ in Venice, Italy.