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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.

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...

Why Russia’s Authoritarian Regime Continues to Be Public Supported – Paul...

One of my areas of research in institutional economics is the social behavior of people under different political regimes, what Thomas Schelling called micromotives...

INFORMATION MODELING OF SOCIAL POLITICAL CONSCIOUSNESS – Paul Tolmachev

What is often called propaganda is not. Propaganda is just one type of information modeling of social consciousness, which is used by any social...

The U.S. Economy: Why There is No Ground for Optimism –...

The U.S. Economy: Why There is No Ground for Optimism Regulators seem to have few tools left to suppress inflation. The current inflation is due to...

Russia, Ukraine, and the West: peculiarities of current positioning – Paul...

Russia, from an economic point of view, is tactically not in as vulnerable a position as one might have expected a couple of months...

U.S. economy: it is going to hurt with no alternative –...

There seems to be no doubt that the general trend of the U.S. economy is recessionary. It is the result of a fatal error, or...

U.S. Economy: Turned Left, Road Straight to Socialism – Paul Tolmachev

The great Ludwig von Mises once said: "In essence, economic history is a record of failed government regulation because of an arrogant disregard for the...