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Dmitriy Vorobyev, MSc, MA, Ph.D.

Dmitriy Vorobyev is an internal member of ERUNI Open Research Ostrava and an external member of the Department of Economics and Economic Policy at the European Research University. He received his Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University (Kaliningrad, Russia) and then completed his Ph.D. in Economics at the prestigious CERGE-EI at Charles University in Prague. After completing his doctoral studies, he continued his academic career as an assistant professor at the Graduate School of Economics and Management at the Ural Federal University (Yekaterinburg, Russia) and as a research fellow at the Department of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (Wisconsin, USA). His current research interests are in political economy and public economics, both theoretical and empirical, focusing on such issues as the role of information in political processes, the effectiveness of political institutions, corruption, and others. His research has been published in highly ranked academic journals, overwhelmingly in the first quartile of Web of Science with a significant impact factor. His teaching interests include microeconomics, game theory, information economics and public economics. He has worked as a researcher on numerous research projects and as a mentor and senior researcher at the European Research University.



CERGE-EI, Prague, Czech Republic, Economics, 2013 

Master’s Degree 

CERGE-EI, Prague, Czech Republic, Economics, 2009 

Baltic Federal University, Kaliningrad, Russia, Mathematics and Computer Science, 2006 


2020–present, ERUNI, Ostrava, Czech Republic, senior researcher 

2013–2020, Ural Federal University, Yekaterinburg, Russia, assistant professor 

2013–2020, CERGE-EI, Prague, Czech Republic, research associate 

2017–2018, University of Wisconsin-Madison, US, research associate 

Publications (last 5 years, selected)

VOROBYEV, D. Information Disclosure in Elections with Sequential Costly Participation. Public Choice, 2022, 190 (3–4), pp. 317–344.

MATVEENKO, A., VALEI, A., VOROBYEV, D. Participation Quorum when Voting is Costly. European Journal of Political Economy, 2022, 73, 102126.

GANS-MORSE, J. KALGIN, A. KLIMENKO, A. VOROBYEV, D. YAKOVLEV, A. Public Service Motivation as a Predictor of Altruism, Dishonesty, and Corruption. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 2022, 32(2), pp. 287–309.

GANS-MORSE, J. KALGIN, A. KLIMENKO, A. VOROBYEV, D. YAKOVLEV, A. Self-Selection into Public Service when Corruption is Widespread: The Anomalous Russian Case. Comparative Political Studies, 2021, 54(6), pp. 1086-1128.

SIDORKIN, O. VOROBYEV, D. Extra Votes to Signal Loyalty: Regional Political Cycles and National Elections in Russia. Public Choice, 2020, 185 (1–2), pp. 183–213.


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