Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center
Arevik Mkrtchyan

Arevik Mkrtchyan

Research Fellow, Postdoctoral Fellow, Leibniz University of Hannover

Arevik Mkrtchyan obtained her PhD in Economics from European University Institute in 2014 and holds degrees from Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona and Université Paris-1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (oint Master) and Bauman Moscow State Technical University (Bachelor).

She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Leibniz University of Hannover.

She has previously held positions at the World Trade Organisation.

Arevik’s research is in the area of international trade and preferential trade agreements.

She presented at numerous international conferences and workshops.

Research interests:  international trade, regional integration, CIS economies.

Foreign languages: English, Italian, Spanish, French

Specialized software:  LaTex, LyX, SWP, Matlab, Stata, Mathematica, Maxima

Research Papers:

 “Trade impact of non-tariff trade costs. An Assessment of the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan” (earlier version published as EERC Working Paper 13/14E)

“The Silent Success of Customs Unions”, with Hinnerk Gnutzmann's (under review)

“Determining the Common External Tariff in a Customs Union. Evidence from the Eurasian Customs Union”

“The Layers of the Information Technology Agreement”, with Christian Henn