Welcome to the website of Ani Harutyunyan.
I am an applied economist with prime research interests in development and political economy. Currently I conduct research at AidData – research and innovation lab on development in the Global Research Institute of College of William & Mary.
July 22, 2019: presented at the US-Russia security analysis workshop at Harriman Institute of Columbia University in New York.
July 9, 2018: published “Do migrants think differently? Evidence from Eastern European and post-Soviet states” in International Migration Review.
June 1, 2018: published “Listening to Leaders 2018: Is development cooperation tuned-in or tone-deaf?” with the AidData.
September 1, 2017: published “Culture, Diffusion and Economic Development. The problem of Observational Equivalence” in Economics Letters.
August 31, 2017: presented at 2017 HCEO summer school on Socioeconomic Inequality organized by University of Chicago and New Economic School in Moscow.
June 2, 2017: presented in the IRES Annual Workshop in Los Angeles, California.
February 24-25, 2017: presented two papers at the ASREC Annual Conference in Boston, Massachusetts.
21 October, 2016: presented at VIVES – Research Centre for Regional Economics seminar at KU Leuven.
7 September, 2016: obtained certification of GIS (Geographic Information Systems) from University of California, Davis. Available here>>
27-30 June, 2016: presented at PODER Summer School, organized by CEPR and University of Namur. Conference webpage: CEPR.org/7004
15-17 June, 2016: presented at IOS/APB/EACES Summer Academy ‘Path Dependencies in Economic and Social Development’ in Munich, Germany.
4 June, 2016: joined Policy Forum Armenia, a Washington DC based think-tank aiming to strengthen discourse on Armenia’s economic development and national security.
4 May, 2016: presented at the LICOS seminar at KU Leuven.
4-5 March, 2016: presented at the Fourth Euroacademia International Conference ‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’ in Venice, Italy.