Wassily Leontief

Economist, Academic

1906 – 1999

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Who was Wassily Leontief?

Wassily Wassilyovich Leontief, was a Russian-American economist notable for his research on how changes in one economic sector may have an effect on other sectors. Leontief won the Nobel Committee's Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1973, and three of his doctoral students have also been awarded the prize.

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Born
Aug 5, 1906
Munich
Also known as
  • Wassily W. Leontief
  • Wassily Wassilyovich Leontief
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Soviet Union
  • Russian Empire
Profession
Education
  • Saint Petersburg State University
  • Humboldt University of Berlin
  • Harvard University
Employment
  • Harvard University
  • New York University
Lived in
  • Saint Petersburg
  • Munich
Died
Feb 5, 1999
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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