Michael Dorsch

Associate Professor
Associate Professor
Associate Research Fellow
CPS Program Director

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Vienna, Quellenstrasse 51 | B 403

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. 

Michael teaches at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels at CEU, where he also serves as director of the Culture, Politics, and Society undergraduate program. Since Fall 2020, he has been a research fellow at CEU's Democracy Institute. 

Before joining CEU in 2013, Michael was on the economics faculty at the American University of Paris.  He has previously held visiting professorships at the Insper Institute in São Paolo, La Sapienza Università di Roma, Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, and the Aix-Marseille School of Economics.



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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