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Accepted papers todate (25 April 2016)

New results in asset-exchange models of wealth distribution, Bruce Boghosian, Tufts University, USA (with Adrian
Devitt-Lee, Jie Li, Jeremy Marcq, Hongyan Wang)

Trade effects for Armenia in joining the EEU, Astghik Mkhitaryan and Taguhi Hakobyan, Central Bank of Armenia

Automation and Job Polarization: On the Decline of Middling Occupations in Europe, Vahagn Jerbashian, University of
Barcelona, Spain, and CERGE-EI,  Czech Republic
       
Relative Standing and Temporary Migration: Empirical Evidence from the South Caucasus, Armenak Antinyan, CRRC-
Armenia/American University of Armenia/Tianjin University of Finance and Economics, China  (with Luca Corazzini)

Insecure Property Rights and the Missing Middle, Aram Grigoryan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
(with Mattias Polborn)

Human resources and innovation: Total Factor Productivity and foreign human capital, Sona Kalantaryan, European
University Institute
, Italy (with Claudio Fassio and Alessandra Venturini)

Inequality, growth and financial crisis: The case of Asia, Pui Sun TAM, University of Macau (with Xinhua Gu, University of
Macau; Xiao Chang, University of Macau)

Long Run Returns to Government Investment in Low-Income Countries, David Gomtsyan, University of Turin, Italy

Containerization and the rise of big ports, David Gomtsyan, University of Turin, Italy

Testing monetary policy: Rules versus discretion, Narek Ohanyan and Aleksandr Grigoryan, American University of
Armenia

Monetary policy in an open economy: the role of financial dollarization, Narek Ohanyan, American University of
Armenia        

Banks Paying for Banks. A Dynamic General Equilibrium Perspective, Tsvetomira Tsenova, Bulgarian National
Bank        

National Identity and Public Goods Provision, Ani Harutyunyan, LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic
Performance at KU Leuven
, Belgium

Culture, Diffusion, and Economic Development, Ani Harutyunyan, LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic
Performance at KU Leuven
, Belgium (with Omer Ozak, Southern Methodist University, USA)

Minorities and Long-run Development: Persistence of Armenian and Greek Influence in Turkey, Cemal Eren Arbatli,
NRU Higher School Of Economics, Gunes Gokmen
, New Economic School

Empirical Estimation of Per Capita Armenian Brandy Consumption, Suren Movsisyan, Armenian National Agrarian
University

Making Anocracy Work: The Microfoundations of Fiscal Policy in "Hybrid Regimes", Babken DerGrigorian, London
School of Economic, UK

Ecologization of the tax system of Armenia: the purpose and issues, Ara Karyan, Yerevan State University        

Business Cycles in Armenia: The Importance of Permanent and Transitory Shocks, Astghik Serobyan and Mane
Harutyunyan: Central Bank of Armenia

Digitization and Productivity: Measuring Cycles of Technological Progress, Shushanik Papanyan, BBVA
Compass/BBVA Research

Trade Shocks and Business Cycles in Emerging Economies, Karolina Matikyan and Mane Harutyunyan   Central Bank
of Armenia

Why do migrant workers rely more often on referrals? Sevak Alaverdyan, Bielefeld Graduate School of Economics and
Management (BiGSEM), Bielefeld University, Germany

Dynamic Allocation Implementation with Gradual Learning and Costly Mechanisms , Aram Grigoryan, Duke University,
USA        

Monetary regulation policy in Armenia 2014-2015: shortcomings and opportunities, Edward Sandoyan, Ani Avetisyan,
and Liana Margaryan, Russian-Armenian University

Feasibility Analysis of Agricultural Insurance with an Application to Apricot in Armavir Region of Armenia, Artak Meloyan,
ICARE
      
Surplus Purchase Program for Grapes in the Republic of Armenia, Gohar Sahakyan and Lena Mamikonyan, ICARE
      
Feasibility Assessment of Producing Buckwheat through Agricultural Cooperatives in Armenia, Gayane Petrosyan,
ICARE

Comparative Analysis of Wheat Supply Chains in Armenia and Uzbekistan, Ihtiyor Bobojonov, Adkham Akbarov,
Ramona Teuber, Oleksandr Perekhozhuk  and Thomas Glauben

Analysis of oligopolistic behaviour of Kazakh and Russian exporters in  the South Caucasian wheat markets, Gulmira
Gafarova, Oleksandr Perekhozhuk, Thomas Glauben

Measuring the degree of oligopsony power in the Kazakh grain and feed milling industry Giorgi Chezhia, Oleksandr
Perekhozhuk, Thomas Glauben

Spatial integration of South Caucasian and Central Asian wheat markets with the world wheat markets: Evidence from
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan,  Miranda Svanidze

CIS market integration and price transmission along the supply chains - What are the main driving forces and
challenges? Ivan Djuric

Systemic Operational Risk:  Spillover Effects of Large Operational Losses in the European Banking Industry, Suren
Pakhchanyan, University of Oldenburg, Finance and Banking (with Thomas Kaspereit, Kerstin Lopatta,- University of
Oldenburg, Chair of Accounting and Corporate Governance, Jörg Prokop - Chair of Finance and Banking)

Maintaining Adequate Drinking Water Supply:  What the Public Gets and How Reacts, Naira Harutyunyan, Armenian
Development Foundation

Short-run Implications of Health Insurance  Implementation in Armenia, Grisha Khachatryan and Vardan Adibekyan,
Central Bank of Armenia

Costly Voting with Multiple Candidates, Mariam Arzumanyan, Central Bank of Armenia (with Mattias Polborn, USA)

The output effects of declining spreads in Armenia: 2003-2013, Vahe Charchyan, Central Bank of Armenia        

Costly Voting in Runoff Elections, Mariam Arzumanyan, Central Bank of Armenia (with Mattias Polborn, USA)

Exchange Rate Volatility and Exports: Evidence from Armenia, Hayk Hambardzumyan and Gayane Barseghyan,
American University of Armenia

How Much are Credit Ratings Really Worth? Armen Arakelyan, Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV)        
Eric Duca, Carlos Salvador

Reserve requirements of the central bank: approaches and development, Lida Mnatsakanyan and Fedya Adiyan,
Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University        
                      
City disparities and ATM networks, Sergey Avetisyan, Central Bank of Armenia        

Does Financial Literacy Induce Behavioural Changes? Gurgen Aslanyan, Central Bank of Armenia (with Derdzyan,
Mkhitaryan, Serobyan)

Short-term economic forecasting using 'ForecastXL' package, Karen Poghosyan, Central Bank of Armenia




Պետական գույքային հարաբերությունների կարգավորման ժամանակակից միտումները, Վարդուհի Գաբրիելյան, ԵՊՀ
      
Գովազդարշավի պլանավորման մոտեցում, Մելս Սահակյան և Գայանե Թումանյան, ԵՊՀ
2016 Conference (deadline extended to April 30th)

The Armenian Economic Association 2016 annual meetings will be jointly hosted by Yerevan State University (YSU),
the International Center for Agribusiness Research and Education (ICARE), and the American University of Armenia
(AUA) on June 17-19.
Scholars, researchers, and graduate students, are invited to present their research in all areas of economics and
finance. Papers may address growth and development issues in Armenia and the South-Caucasus, the ramifications
of global and regional economic shocks, integration with the Eurasian Union and the EU, regional trade patterns,
trends in labor markets and migration, tax policy, or any other topic representing current advances in economics and
finance. Both theoretical and empirical works are welcome. The language of the  conference is Armenian and
English, and sessions will be organized by  language and JEL fields:

* Microeconomics; Industry Studies
* Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
* International Economics
* Financial Economics
* Public Economics
* Labor and Demographic Economics, Health, Education, and Welfare
* Growth, Economic Development, and Transition Economics
* Agricultural, Natural Resources, and Environmental Economics
* Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics

If interested, please submit an abstract (of less than 500 words) by 20th April, 2016; decision by April 30th. Submitted  
abstracts should include: title of paper,  name(s) of author(s), affiliation, current position, an email address, and at
least one keyword.  In the abstract, please identify the research  question, methods, and outcomes (obtained or
expected). The submission of complete sessions with 3-4 papers is also welcome, and highly  encouraged. There is
no submission or registration fee.

Keynote speakers:
Laura Bailey, World Bank, June 17
Ruben Enikolopov, Univesitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona) and New Economic School (Moscow), June 19  

Best paper awards (completed papers only):
IMF best papers (macro and trade)
Worl Bank best paper on income distribution
Armen Alchian awards -- general interest
Grigor Arzruni awards -- young scholars