Conference "Leontief Readings"

The cycle of conferences is called "Leontief Readings" in honor of the Nobel Prize Winner in Economics Wassily Leontief, who gave his name to Leontief Centre - organizer of the readings.

Every year in February the conference brings together leading Russian and foreign scientists, politicians, experts, discussing the theoretical concepts of the social sciences, problems of  economic development and political and economic transformation of Russia. The main target audience of the conference - a scientific, business and information community of Russia and St. Petersburg.

 

 

Leontief Readings – 2017

 

On 17-18 February 2017 it was held the XVI Annual International Conference "Leontief Readings" – "Russia 1917 – 2017: European Modernization or Sonderweg?". 

 

International Leontief Medal

 

On February 2005 Public Committee on Awarding under Leontief Centre decided to establish the International Leontief Medal in nomination "For Contribution to Economic Reforms" in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Wassily Leontief.

 

Award Ceremony - 2017

 

On 18 February 2017 the Award Ceremony of International Leontief Medal "For Contribution to Economic Reforms" was held in Mikhailovsky (Engineers’) Castle.  Laureates 2016: Ivan Mikloš, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the Slovak Republic and Leonid Grigoriev, Chief Adviser to Head of the Analytical Centre under the Government of the Russian Federation.