Professor of Political Economy, Lomonosov Moscow State University; Director, Center for Modern Marxist Studies, Faculty of Philosophy; Visiting Professor Cambridge & Peking Universities; Editor-in-chief of “Alternatives” and “Questions of Political Economy”; Editorial Board “World Review of Political Economy” & “International Critical Thought.” Biography: He is one of the leaders of the Post-Soviet School of Critical Marxism. His articles have appeared in “Cambridge Journal of Economics,” “Science and Society,” “World Review of Political Economy,” “International Critical Thought,” & “Review of Radical Political Economics.” His research interests include: political economy; comparative economic systems; transitional economy; political, social and geopolitical dynamic in modern Russia; globalization and its discontents; problems of modern imperialism; exploitation of creative activity; role of macroeconomic planning and selective state regulation in modern economies.