Alexei Zakharov is an assistant professor of economics at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow specializing in quantitative methods in political science and political economy. He has also written a column in the Russian newspaper Vedomosti, and has been active in several civic projects.
Game Theory in the Social Sciences, Moscow: 2015, (in Russian).
"Field Experiment Estimate of Electoral Fraud in Russian Parliamentary Elections," co-authored with Ruben Enikolopov, Vasily Korovkin, Maria Petrova, and Konstantin Sonin, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110(2), 2012: 448-52.
"Competition for Popular Support: A Valence Model of Elections in Turkey," co-authored with Norman Schofield, Maria Gallego, and Ugur Ozdemir, Social Choice and Welfare 36(3-4), 2011: 451-82.
"A Stochastic Model of the 2007 Russian Duma Election," co-authored with Norman Schofield, Public Choice 142(1-2), 2010: 177-94.