Paul Tolmachev

Paul Tolmachev

The Russian-born Tolmachev is portfolio manager at BlackRock (London, UK) with $500 million in personally managed assets. He also is a visiting scholar at the Stanford Institute of Economic Policy Research, where he researches institutional and political economy.

Articles by Paul Tolmachev

Why Russia’s Authoritarian Regime Continues to Enjoy Public Support

One of my areas of research in institutional economics is the social behavior of people under different political regimes, what Thomas Schelling called micromotives and macrobehavior. Of course, this topic is directly related to many disciplines, from behavioral economics and political theory to the neurobiology of decision-making and the theory of biological markets.

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