Welcome to the website of Ani Harutyunyan. 

I am a Research Analyst at AidData, and a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Theory & Practice of International Relations at William & Mary.

Here you can find information on my research & publications, as well as my PhD & academic background.


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.

27-28 October, 2016: presented at the EUDN workshop on Development Economics in Brussels. Program>>

21 October, 2016: presented at VIVES – Research Centre for Regional Economics seminar at KU Leuven.

7 September, 2016: obtained certificate from GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Specialization offered by 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.

17-18 May, 2016: presented at the European Conference of the ASREC in Copenhagen, Denmark. Program>>

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.