2016 Sponsors
The annual meetings were hosted by Yerevan State University, International Center for Agribusiness
Research and Education(ICARE), and the American University of Armenia (AUA).
CRRC-Armenia hosted the workshop on June 20th.
The IMF sponsored two "IMF best paper awards".

2015 Sponsors
The annual meetings were hosted by Yerevan State University, Central Bank of Armenia (CBA), and the
American University of Armenia (AUA).
GIZ provided a grant in the amount of 10000 Euros which was used to partially reimburse the airfare of
young scholars from Europe and North America, to fund coffee breaks for participants, and to grant Armen
Alchian and Grigor Artzruni best paper awards.
CBA hosted the workshop on June 22nd, and sponsored all breaks and transportation on June 20, 2015.
The IMF sponsored two "IMF best paper awards" in the amount of USD150.

2014 sponsors
The annual meetings were hosted by Yerevan State University, The Russian Armenian University, and The
American University of Armenia.
All breaks were sponsored by USAID FED
Partial travel expenses of 10 participants (USD 500 each) were directly funded by USAID FED
Armen Alchian and Grigor Artzruni paper awards were sponsored by USAID FED
The IMF sponsored two "IMF best paper awards" in the amount of USD150.

2013 sponsors
The annual meetings were hosted by Yerevan State University and the American University of Armenia.
The workshop was hosted by the Central Bank of Armenia.
The reception was hosted by the American University of Armenia.
All breaks were sponsored by USAID EDMC.
Partial airfare expenses of 10 participants (average of USD 500 each) were directly funded by USAID/EDMC
Best paper awards were sponsored by USAID EDMC project -- www.edmc.am
Best scholarly papers were awarded with prizes according to the following two categories:
•  Grigor Artzruni award for young scholars: 300 USD for the 1st place, 225 for 2nd, 150 for 3rd, and 75 for
4th.
•  Sergey Mergelyan award for papers of general interest (with no restriction on rank or age): 400 USD for
the 1st place, 300 for 2nd ,200 for 3rd, and $100 for 4th.

2012 sponsors
The annual meetings were sponsored by Yerevan State University, the American University of Armenia, and
the Central Bank of Armenia.
The reception was hosted by the American University of Armenia.
Coffee breaks and lunches were sponsored by USAID EDMC.
Best paper awards were sponsored by USAID EDMC project -- www.edmc.am
•  Local Graduate Students: 100.000 for 1st, 60.000 for 2nd and 30.000 AMD for 3rd places;
•  PhD Students and Young Scholars: 400.000 for 1st, 300.000 for 2nd, 200.000 for 3rd and 100.000 AMD for
4th places;
•  Papers of general interest: 200.000 for 1st, 150.000 for 2nd and 100.000 AMD for 3rd places.

2011 sponsors
The annual meetings were hosted by the Faculty of Economics, Yerevan State University.
The reception was hosted by the American University of Armenia.
Coffee breaks were sponsored by
ICARE
Workshops were hosted by CRRC
The Central Bank of Armenia sponsored printing expenses and provided logistical support
Sponsors