AEA 2019 Winter Workshop

Our research group will be presenting at the following event. Looking forward to seeing you there:

The AEA 2019 Winter Workshop is hosted by the American University of Armenia, Manoogian Simone College of Business and Economics, 40 Marshal Baghramyan Ave., on February 9th, 1-5:30PM, in Room 308E.

In addition to the annual meetings the AEA employs the format of smaller mid-year workshops where researchers meet to discuss ongoing work. The 2019 Winter Workshop features six papers in macro, public and labor economics. Below is the program. Please register following this link:


13:00 Gender wage gap and female labor supply in Armenia, Vardan Baghdasaryan and Gayane Barseghyan, American University of Armenia

13:40 Network effects, education of children and the self-selection of permanent family emigrants, Geghetsik Afunts and Davit Adunts, CERGE-EI, Czechia

14:20 Nowcasting real GDP growth with business tendency surveys data: A cross country analysis, Karen Poghosyan, Central bank of Armenia (with Evžen Kočenda)

15:00-15:30 Coffee break

15:30 The incidence of VAT evasion, David Gomtsyan, Higher School of Economics, Russia (with Zareh Asatryan)

16:10 What matters for whistleblowing on tax evaders? Survey and experimental evidence, Armenak Antinyan, Zhongnan University, China (with Luca Corazzini and Filippo Pavesi)

16:50 The political economy of non-linear taxes: Evidence from Italian municipalities, Zareh Asatryan, ZEW Mannheim, Germany (with Matteo Alpino, Sebastian Blesse, Nils Wehrhöfer)