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Aleksei Nikolaevich Antsiferov

economist

Aleksei Antsiferov, USSR Economist.

Background

Antsiferov, Aleksei was born in 1867 in Voronezh. Son of a mathematics professor.

Education

Graduated in law from Moscow University, 1890.

Career

Became known as an authority on thecooperation movement and statistics. Lecturer later professor at Kharkov University, 1903. Took part in the European agricultural cooperation movement before World War I. During the Civil War emigrated and settled in Paris.

Chairman of the Russian Academic Group in France.

Religion

Religions convince people that the source of their misery lies in the inherent and unchangeable "sinfulness" of humanity rather than in the forms of social organization and institutions.

Views

With the establishment of socialist regimes in Eastern Europe and Asia, capitalism lost its dominance as an economic system.