Daniel Armanios is an assistant professor in Carnegie Mellon University’s Department of Engineering and Public Policy. Armanios’ research lies at the intersection between entrepreneurship, institutions, and public policy. More specifically, he focuses on the local public institutions and infrastructure necessary to support high-tech innovation, sustainable development, and energy systems, with an emphasis on emerging and post-conflict countries such as China, Egypt, and Tunisia.
Improving the Productivity of Infrastructure Systems
2015 Ph.D., Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University
2009 MS, Water Science, Policy and Management, University of Oxford
2008 MS, Management Research, Said Business School, University of Oxford
2007 BA, Political Science (Economics Minor), University of Pittsburgh
2007 BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
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Built to last?
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Armanios writes in The Hill on rising Chinese economic dominance
EPP’s Daniel Armanios wrote a column for The Hill in which he explicates how China’s policy of building infrastructure in foreign countries may develop influential economic ties that eschew Western investment and economic primacy.