Welcome to the webpage of Ani Harutyunyan. This year I am completing my Ph.D. in Economics, which I have conducted at KU Leuven (Belgium) and Southern Methodist University (United States).

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


News

July 1, 2017: “Culture, Diffusion and Economic Development. The problem of Observational Equivalence” published in Economics Letters.

June 2, 2017: “National Identity and Public Goods Provision” presented in the IRES Annual Workshop at Chapman University in Orange, California.

February 24-25, 2017: “National Identity and Public Goods Provision” and “Culture, Diffusion and Economic Development” presented at the ASREC Annual Conference in Boston, Massachusetts.

27-28 October, 2016: “Culture, Diffusion and Economic Development” presented at the European Research Development Network (EUDN) workshop on Development Economics in Brussels. Program>>

21 October, 2016: “National Identity and Public Goods Provision” presented at VIVES – Research Centre for Regional Economics seminar at KU Leuven.

7 September, 2016: New certificate from GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Specialization offered by University of California, Davis.  Available here>>

27-30 June, 2016: “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, 2016: “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, 2016: 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, 2016: “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, 2016: “Culture, Diffusion and Economic Development” presented at the Department of Economics LICOS seminar at KU Leuven.

4-5 March, 2016: “National Identity and Public Goods Provision” presented at the Fourth Euroacademia International Conference ‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’ in Venice, Italy.