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Paul Tolmachev

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Paul Tolmachev is an Investment Manager, Economist and Political Analyst. He is Certified Professional in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE Program), Duke University. Paul is serving as a Portfolio Manager for BlackRock running $500 million assets under personal management. He also is a visiting research scholar at The Hoover Institution (Stanford University), where he researches political economy and social behavior, specializing 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, Mises Institute, Eurasia Review, WallStreet Window, The Heritage Foundation, Investing.com, L'Indro, etc.

Altruism – Economics or Biology? Both

Organisms survive and continue to live. Organisms must send their genes into the future in order to continue living. In order to send their...

The Clash of Autocratic Russia and the Liberal States : Positioning...

Dichotomies are the existential maxim of all things, at least so far known or understood by man. Physical differences like different poles, imperative dichotomies...

The Dictatorship Trajectory: How They Survive and How They Finally End...

Not so long ago, the famous political scientist Ekaterina Shulman in a conversation with journalists mentioned the concept of the legitimacy of power as...

Russia’s Degradation: How Archaic Institutions Hamper Development – Paul Tolmachev

The rational behavior of the direct beneficiaries of any political regime, who control state power, is aimed at avoiding borderline states of public mood....

The Obvious and the Inevitable: the Basis of the Banking Crisis...

Unequilibrium monetary stimulation and the pumping of the economy with unproductive money has led to the inevitable: a depreciation of what is too much...

The Fruits of the State: How the World’s Most Trusted Asset...

The problems in the financial system are growing, and no one can remain on the sidelines. Assets that we thought were risk-free and "basic"...