Dalibor Rohac is a research fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he studies European political and economic trends. Specifically, he is working on Central and Eastern Europe, the European Union (EU) and the eurozone, US-EU relations, and the post-Communist transitions and backsliding of countries in the former Soviet bloc. He is concurrently a visiting junior fellow at the Max Beloff Centre for the Study of Liberty at the University of Buckingham in the UK and a fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs in London.

Before joining AEI, Rohac was affiliated with the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, the London-based Legatum Institute, and the Center for the New Europe in Brussels. He has also worked in the office of the president of the Czech Republic in Prague.

Rohac’s analyses and commentary have been published widely in the media, including in the Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, and The Wall Street Journal Europe. His scholarly articles have been featured in professional journals, among them Constitutional Political Economy, Economic Affairs, and the European Journal for the History of Economic Thought.

He has a Ph.D. in political economy from King’s College London; an M.Phil. in economics from St Antony’s College, University of Oxford; an M.A. in economics from George Mason University; and a B.A. in economics from Charles University in Prague.

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  • Visiting Junior Fellow, Max Beloff Centre for the Study of Liberty, University of Buckingham, UK, 2012–present
  • Economic Fellow, Institute of Economic Affairs, London, 2011–present
  • Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute, 2013–15
  • Research Fellow and Deputy Director of Economic Studies, Legatum Institute, London, 2010–13
  • Intern, Office of the President of the Czech Republic, Prague, 2009
  • Research Associate (part time), Center for the New Europe, Brussels, 2005–08


Ph.D., political economy, King’s College London

M.Phil., economics, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford

M.A., economics, George Mason University

B.A., economics, Charles University, Prague