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Award Ceremony of International Leontief Medal Laureates 2011 for Contribution to Economic Reforms

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"Economic Development and Stabilization" - a series of seminars in the cities of Russia, 1996

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Publication of research findings is one of the key areas of the Leontief Centre’s activities

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Anniversary Conference Dedicated to the 20th Year from the Beginning of the Economic Reforms and Prospects of Further Russia’s Development: "20 Years: the Results and Perspectives"

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Leontief Centre News

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XI All-Russian Forum of Strategic Planning Leaders (October 22-23, 2012, St Petersburg)

International Centre for Social and Economic Research “Leontief Centre” was established in 1991 as independent research and consulting organization at the time of historical transformations of society, economy, and the State.

New research centre was mainly focused on coordinating all-Russian and regional research on the transition economy to attract investment. Later on, the topics and scope of the Centre’s activity have been changing in response to economic and social development priorities of the country and regions.

ICSER Leontief Centre by now:

  • 286 projects implemented,
  • 539 conferences and seminars organized,
  • 50 partnerships with research, consulting and civic organizations,
  • over 100 works completed on assignments of the State and municipal authorities,
  • 543 publications prepared and published.

ICSER Leontief Centre:

  • realizing its mission, undertakes applied research and development in regional and urban economy and management, public finance, support for entrepreneurship, cooperation in the Baltic Sea region, social policy and employment, and other areas. The Centre’s project activity covers many cities and regions of Russia;

  • participates in establishment and support of relevant partner networks, is the founder of well-known research, educational and expert organizations, works closely with partners — leading expert organizations in various fields. In 2015, the stable partnership with the consulting company AV Group on the market of development of strategic documents for the cities and regions of Russia, as well as in developing strategic planning in Russian, resulted in establishing the Leontief Centre – AV Group Consortium. The Leontief Centre is a member of respected professional societies and associations. The Centre’s employees work in research and expert councils, are members of leading relevant Russian and international associations, are members of the editorial boards of a number of journals on regional economy;

  • annually organizes and holds major research and expert events: Annual Strategic Planning Leaders Forum of the Regions and Cities of Russia (since 2002), International Scientific Conference of the Cycle “Leontief Readings” (since 2000), International Leontief Medal “For Contribution to Economic Reforms” Award Ceremony (since 2005), Boris Ovsievich Award to young scholars for the best economic and mathematical research (2005-2016);

  • cooperates with a number of universities, primarily with the National Research University Higher School of Economics. In 2011, the Leontief Centre Chair at Higher School of Economics St. Petersburg was established;

  • has been the host of the regular citywide interdisciplinary scientific seminar “Economy and Society”;

  • prepares regular reviews on strategic planning and regional policy;
  • runs publishing activities. 543 publications have been prepared and published: 14 collective monographs, 37 collections of articles and materials, 11 textbooks for HEIs and teaching aids, 12 reference books, 34 brochures representing materials of completed projects and research, 4 periodic thematic newsletters (435 issues).

The Leontief Centre’s employees have published 273 articles. Among the publications of 2016-2022, 53 publications are indexed in Scopus and/or WoS and 75 publications are indexed in RSCI.


О фундаментальных принципах австрийской экономической школы на заседании МДС «Экономика и общество»

«Австрийская экономическая школа: фундаментальные принципы» – доклад А.П. Заостровцева на очередном заседание МДС «Экономика и общество»

Speech by O.A. Yakimenko on the prospects for the development of transport systems

September 21-22, Project Manager for Sustainable Development and Internet Technologies of the Leontief Center O.A. Yakimenko spoke at a training seminar

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September 11-15, director-coordinator of research programs L.E. Limonov took part in the 5th Russian Economic Congress

Will the St. Petersburg Forum of Strategists help put an end to urban planning chaos and the dominance of “humanitarians”?

“City 812” published an interview with a researcher at the Leontief Center, deputy director of the RCSP at the Leontief Center R.M. Voronkova

How to find us

ICSER Leontief Centre
25, 7th Krasnoarmeyskaya Street, St.Petersburg 190005, Russia
Business Centre "Partnerstvo"
phone: +7 (812) 314-41-19 


XXI Annual Strategic Planning Leaders Forum of the Regions and Cities of Russia