February 14-15, in the conference hall of the Leontief Centre (St. Petersburg , the 7th  Krasnoarmeyskaya  Street, 25) regular conference Leontief Readings - "Economic Science: methodology , theory and practice”  was held. The conference brought together leading Russian and foreign scientists, politicians to discuss the following issues: economic exercises: methodology, history and modernity; economic analysis of the world economy and international relations: the socio-economic processes in the Russian society.

On February 15 during the annual conference of the Leontief Readings the Award Ceremony of the International Leontief Medal "For Contribution to Economic Reforms“ was held in the Mikhailovsky Castle.

Laureates 2013 are:

  • Sergei Ignatiev, the chairman of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation ( 2002-2013 ) , Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Sberbank , Advisor to the Chairman and member of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation
  • Vaclav Klaus, President of the Chech Republic (2003-2013) , founder and director of the Vaclav Klaus Institute, honored collaborator of the Cato Institute , a member of the Mont Pelerin Society 

Organizers: Leontief Centre with the support of the Government of St. Petersburg 

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