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The Russian-born Paul Tolmachev is portfolio manager at BlackRock (London, UK) with more than $500 million in personally managed assets. He also is a visiting scholar at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, where he researches institutional and political economy, decision science and social behavior. Paul Tolmachev is a Certified Professional in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE Program), Duke University. Having 20 years’ experience on the financial markets, Paul Tolmachev held management positions in leading Russian and international investment and wealth management firms. As a research scholar for the past few years, he has also specialized in the analysis of macroeconomics, politics, and social processes. Paul is a columnist and contributor to a number of international think tanks and publications, including Duke University, Mises Institute, Eurasia Review, Investing.com, etc.

Russian Autocracy: The Dialectic of Self-Destruction. Why Russia’s Modern Regime Has...

The Russian government's so-called "Special Military Operation," a military invasion of Ukraine, failed: the distorted reality in which the Russian government found itself of...

The U.S. Economy: Why Unemployment Is Not Bad, or How the...

State expansion today is the government's desire to have more and more leverage in all large spheres of social processes, especially in the economy....

Imposing A Price Cap On Russian Oil Is An Ineffective Way...

Linear simplistic logic is an excellent way to quickly satisfy the political demands of the electorate. The Western public's demand for restrictions on the...

U.S. Economy: FED Manipulation, or How We Got Over the Edge...

As we know, one of the main tasks of the FED in conducting monetary policy is the formation of expectations, what Thomas Schelling called...

Globalization: Set Nation against Nation Instead of Uniting the World –...

Total globalization has brought the world order into crisis. The difference of interests, conditions, and opportunities, as well as the socioeconomic regimes of the...

Political and Economic Entrepreneurship: Freedom Depends on the Latter – Paul...

Entrepreneurship involves individual's active intention of achieving social and material success. This success can be achieved in different ways and have different sources. However,...

The Russian Authoritarian Regime: Strength in the Collectivist Consciousness of Society...

The Russian Authoritarian Regime: Strength in the Collectivist Consciousness of Society For many in Russia and over the world, the end of February was a...

The Russian Economy and the Social Contract: The Path to a...

The Russian Economy and the Social Contract: The Path to a Deplorable Reality The social contract in autocracies and totalitarian dictatorships is characterized by the...