Friday, October 18, 2013

Armenian Economic Association 2013 Conference October 19-20

The Armenian Economic Association 2013 conference will be jointly hosted by Yerevan State University (YSU) and the American University of Armenia (AUA) on October 19-20, followed by a workshop on the state of art in public finance at the Central Bank of Armenia (CBA) on October 21, 2013. The language of the conference is English and Armenian, and sessions are organized by language and field.

The Conference brings together academics and researchers from Armenia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, and the United States. Presentations over the two days include over 40 papers which address topics in international trade, economic development, macro and microeconomics, migration, finance, political economy and public finance, energy, and labor markets among others. The conference is preceded by a reception at the Akian gallery, at AUA, on October 18th.

The keynote speakers are (1) Daron Acemoglu (via video conference), Elizabeth and James Killian Professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and (2) Mark Davis, Head of EBRD office in Armenia.

The conference is in part sponsored by Yerevan State University, the American University of Armenia, the Central Bank, and the USAID/EDMC program. Registration is free. For more details, please visit the conference homepage at, and follow AEA on