Michael Dorsch is an applied economist whose research and teaching interests are mainly in political economics and public economics. Employing formal theoretical modeling and data-driven empirical investigation, Michael's research has appeared in leading academic journals across the quantitative social sciences. Since Fall 2020, he has been a research fellow at CEU's Democracy Institute.
In Winter and Spring 2021, Michael will be on leave from CEU and will serve as visiting professor at Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas and visiting fellow at the Aix-Marseille School of Economics (holder of the chair AMSE/IMéRA "un monde en crise"). He has previously held visiting professorships in São Paolo, Paris, and Rome.
Starting in Fall 2021, Michael will be the director of the Culture, Politics, and Society undergraduate program. He teaches at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels at CEU.