Armenak Antinyan is a behavioral economics expert with over 15 years of research and 3 years of consulting experience at various international organizations. His scopes of expertise involve public policy, analyses on social status competition, taxation mechanisms, migration, development studies and experimental economics.
Within his experience, he has worked as a Behavioral Economics consultant at the United Nations Development Program in Armenia, as well as at the KfW Development Bank for a cooperation program on reintegration of ex-migrants in the Republic of Armenia. For over a year, Armenak has held the position of a research director at the Caucasus Research Resource Center (CRRC) Armenia. He has been involved in research-related activities and projects at the University of Innsbruck (Austria) and the University of St.Gallen (Switzerland). Armenak has around 5 years of teaching experience as a professor of economics at numerous universities and centers, including Wenlan School of Business at Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (China), Tianjin University of Finance and Economics (China), University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany), American University of Armenia and the Agribusiness Teaching Center (Armenia). He has made peer-reviewed publications at such renowned journals as Review of Development Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics and Social Indicators Research.
Armenak holds a Ph.D. in Behavioral and Experimental Economics from the Graduate School of Economics and Management at the University of Venice, Italy.