The cycle of conferences is named "Leontief Readings" in honour of the Nobel Prize Winner in Economics Wassily Leontief, who gave his name to the Leontief Centre, the 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, is the scientific, business and information community of Russia and St. Petersburg.
The ХХIst Annual International Conference “Leontief Readings” - 30 YEARS AFTER SOCIALISM: THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF RUSSIAN EVOLUTION
was held online on February, 11-12.