Krassen Stanchev is a professor in Public Choice and Macroeconomic Analysis of Politics at Sofia University in Bulgaria, where he also teaches the history of economics at the post-graduate level. He is also CEO of KC 2 Ltd. and board chairman, founder, and former executive director of IME, Bulgaria’s first independent, free-market think thank. He is a former member and committee chairman of Bulgaria's Constitutional Assembly (1990-1991), and a principle drafter of reforms leading Bulgaria from central planning to a market economy.
Recent Articles by Krassen Stanchev
- On this date in 1968, armies of the Warsaw Pact invaded Czechoslovakia out of fear that the tiny nation might liberate itself from the yoke of Communism. A nascent liberation had begun in
- In April, the World Bank published a working paper titled “Communism as the Unhappy Coming.” It is co-authored by two my fellow Bulgarians, Simeon Djankov (whom I have known well for years
- On Monday, the leaders of the EU will hold a summit in my home country of Bulgaria, which they have invited Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to address. The meeting will take place in
- The Russian Revolution: a New Story. Sean McMeekin. New York: Basic Books, 2017. 496 pages. I am writing this review of in a downtown Moscow hotel, on the eve of the 100th anniversary of the
- Ronald Reagan remains the most influential U.S. president of the latter-half of the twentieth century. He is remembered as an optimistic advocate of free minds, free markets, free elections