Dr. Andranik Stepanyan

Research Associate


Personal details

  • 1990 born in Yerevan
  • 2006 to 2010 - B.Sc. in Economics from Yerevan State University (YSU), Armenia
  • 2010 to 2012 - M.Sc. in Economics from the Universität Trier, Germany
  • 2013 to 2016 - Dr. rer. pol. in Economics at Universität Trier. Title of thesis: "Industrial Cluster: Measurement and Economic Interpretation"
  • July 2016 to August 2018 Research Associate for Public Finance at Universität Trier, Germany

Research interests

  • Measurement of geographical concentration
  • Explorative spatial statistics, investigation of spatial dependences
  • Dynamic cluster analysis
  • Advanced programming and data analysis with R (BigData Analysis)
  • Development of didactical packages and applications for R (ShinyApps, Slidify)


Dissertation (German)

Stepanyan, A. (2016), Industrielle Cluster: Messung und ökonomische Interpretation, OPUS, 1-213.