Menshikov has published and commented on questions of economictransition. He co-authored Capitalism, Communism and Coexistence with John Kenneth Galbraith and wrote The Anatomy of Russian Capitalism. He has been active with the LaRouche Movement's Schiller Institute and has spoken at their conferences, along with Russian politician and author Sergei Glazyev. The English translation of Menshikov's book, The Anatomy of Russian Capitalism, was published by LaRouche's Executive Intelligence Review. In addition, he took part in panel discussion along with the Dalai Lama, David Bohm and Robert Rauschenberg on the topic of "From Fragmentation to Wholeness" in a video released by the Forum on Religion and Ecology. Menshikov also authored a Russian-language book on the subject of a "compassionateeconomy" in response to request from the Dalai Lama.