Welcome to the website of Ani Harutyunyan. This year I am completing my Ph.D. in Economics, and looking for new and exciting opportunities.

Here you can find information on my current research and publications, as well as academic and professional 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.