The Tuerck Foundation is pleased to announce its first fellowship award to a promising
Dr. Evgeny S. Vorotnikov obtained a two year post-doctoral fellow position, funded
by the Tuerck Foundation, at the University of Minnesota in the Department of Applied
Economics where he will work under the guidance of Dr. Morris M. Kleiner researching
topics in occupational licensure, a field that has become of increasing importance
Additionally, he will be a visiting scholar at the Carlson School of Management and
the Minnesota Population Center.
Dr. Vorotnikov earned his Ph.D.in Economics in 2011 from Suffolk University in Boston.
He earned his Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees, both with Highest Distinction (“Red
Diploma”), from Moscow State University of Food Industry.
Dr. Vorotnikov has an outstanding record of scholarship in service of freedom and
liberty. Past experience includes:
- Institute for Humane Studies, The Art of Teaching Workshop participant
- Hayek Fund for Scholars Grant towards presenting a work at the Occupational Licensing
- Foundation for Economic Education, Advanced Austrian Economics Seminar participant
- Institute for Humane Studies, Scholarship & a Free Society Seminar participant
- Young Scholar Fellowship towards attending and presenting a work at the Association
of Private Enterprise Education Annual Meeting
- Students For Liberty Northeast Regional Conference participant
- Generation Liberty Fellowship towards attending the State Policy Network Annual Meeting
- Charles G. Koch Summer Fellowship towards performing a summer internship at Beacon
- “Real Estate Continuing Education: Rent Seeking or Improvement in Service Quality?”
(with Benjamin Powell) Eastern Economic Journal. Forthcoming. (Presented at Association
of Private Enterprise Education Conference. April 2010.)
- “License to Profit: An Analysis of Entry Regulations in the Legal and Real Estate
Professions.” University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy. Spring 2011.
(Presented at Occupational Licensing: Protectionism or Protecting the Public Symposium.
- “Licensure vs. Market Process: An Analysis of the Legal Profession” (with Benjamin
Powell). Austrian Law and Economics, eds. Peter Boettke and Todd Zywicki. Forthcoming.
- “The Adverse Consequences of Entry Regulation in the Legal Profession.” Under Review.
(Presented at Association of Private Enterprise Education Conference. April 2011.)
The Tuerck Foundation is both pleased and honored to be able to support the important
work of Dr. Vorotnikov and, with your continued support, other promising young scholars.