Michael Dorsch

Assistant Professor

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Oktober 6 u. 7
+36 1 327 3000 x2751

Michael Dorsch is an applied economist whose research and teaching interests are mainly in public economics and political economics. Michael's current research program investigates the political economy of development, with a particular interest in the economic causes and consequences of political instability, civil conflict and democratization. Michael's previous research has explored topics such as the political economy of special-interest legislation in the United States, the role of social mobility in the political economy of taxation and the economics of pro-environmental behavior. His work has been published in interdisciplinary journals such as Public ChoiceEuropean Journal of Political Economy, Economics & Politics, and Social Sciences Quarterly. Within SPP, Michael teaches Economic Analysis, Advanced Quantitative Methods, and Financial Crises in Economic and Historical Perspective.


Ph.D., Economics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
M.A., Economics, Miami University
B.A., Economics, International Studies, French, Miami University

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