On the June 18th, 2004 the Second Ceremony of rewarding of outstanding scientists and practitioners whose careers spanned decades of research and development, with the Wassily Leontief medals For Achievements in Economy was held in White Hall (Mariinsky Palace, St.-Petersburg).
The Ceremony was intended to coincide with the St. Petersburg Economic Forum – 2004. The hosts of the event – the Russian Academy of Natural Science and the International Centre for Social and Economic Research Leontief Centre in cooperation with the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg.
The recipients of the Medal 2004 nominated by the ICSER Leontief Centre.
Laureates and guests were welcomed by:
From the Office of the Plenipotentiary of the RF President in the North-West Federal Region: Mikhail Lychagin, Assistant of the Plenipotentiary of the RF President in the North-West Federal Region
From St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly: Vadim Tyulpanov, Chairman of St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly and Yury Gladkov, Deputy Chairman of St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly
From St. Petersburg Government: Mikhail Brodsky, Member of St. Petersburg Government – Representative of St. Petersburg Governor in Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, recipient of the Wassily Leontief Medal For Achievements in Economy
From the Council of Federation: Sergey Vasiliev, Chairman of the Committee on Financial Markets and Currency Circulation, Council of Federation of RF Federal Assembly; Chairman of Academic Board, ICSER Leontief Centre, recipient of Wassily Leontief Medal For Achievements in Economy
From First Recipients of Wassily Leontief Medal For Achievements in Economy: Irina Eliseeva, Head of the Department of Economics and Statistics, St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance, recipient of Wassily Leontief Medal For Achievements in Economy
The recipients 2004 of Wassily leontief Medal For Achievements in Economy:
Abel Aganbegyan, Doctor of Economic Sciences, Academician of the Russian Academy of Science; Head of the Economic Theory and Policy Department of the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation;
Mikhail Dmitriev, PhD, Scientific Adviser, Center for Strategic Research;
Viktor Esipov, PhD, Head of the Price Formation Department, St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance;
Masaaki Kuboniva, PhD, Professor, Director of the Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, Japan;
Oganes Oganyan, PhD, Chairman of the Committee on Economic Policy, Entrepreneurship and Property of the Council of Federation