Membership of Employees in Partner Organizations

Leontief Centre’s cooperation with public authorities is developing on the basis of membership of senior managers and employees in public advisory councils:

  • Expert Advisory Council under the Chair of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation ­– Boris Zhikharevich, Leonid Limonov;
  • Public Council for Small Business Development under the Governor of St. Petersburg - Irina Karelina;
  • Public Council under the Committee for Economic Policy and Strategic Planning of St. Petersburg - Boris Zhikharevich (Chairman), Arthur Batchaev;
  • Public Council under the Committee for External Relations of St. Petersburg - Irina Karelina;
  • Public Council under the Committee for Finance of St. Petersburg - Leonid Limonov;
  • Public Council for Independent Quality of Work Assessment of Organizations Providing Social Services for Citizens under the Committee for Social Policy of St. Petersburg – Tatiana Vlasova.


Leontief Centre’s employees participate in the work of a number of professional associations, academic councils and societies, are members of the editorial boards of leading academic journals:

  • Leonid Limonov - Member of Academic Council at Higher School of Economics St. Petersburg; Fellow and Russia Division Ambassador of Regional Studies Association (RSA), Member of Editorial Board of the RSA international journal Area Development and Policy;
  • Irina Karelina - Member of the Committee of Civil Initiatives, established by Alexei Kudrin to support reforms and develop civil society; Member of the Expert Council of ANO "Strategic Partnership "North-West" and the Board of St. Petersburg International Economic Forum Foundation; Member of St. Petersburg Union of Scientists, Member of the Council of Non-profit partnership National Urban Planners’ Guild; Member of the Organizing Committee of the National Prize for Applied Economics; and also Member of the Board of Association of Russian Economic Think Tanks and the Russian Economic Developers Association;
  • Boris Zhikharevich - Member of the Commission for Territorial Planning of the Russian Geographical Society, Member of the Editorial Boards of the Journals entitled The Russian Geographical Society Herald, Regional Research of Russia, Region: Economics and Sociology;
  • Elena Belova - Member of the Board of Directors, Creative Director of the International Consortium "Saint-Petersburg Cleantech Cluster for urban environment";
  • Irina Karelina and Elena Belova ­­– Members of the Russian National Sub-Committee at Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme;
  • Rimma Voronkova ­­– Chair of the Council of Non-profit partnership National Urban Planners’ Guild.




Russian National Sub-Committee


Association of Russian Economic Think-Tanks(ARETT)


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


Interdisciplinary Seminar «Economy and Society»


Form of seminar suggests key speech one or two presenters among leading Russians or foreign scientist, politicians, experts on topical issues theory and practice world economic and social develop, including Russia and Post-soviet countries, followed by discussion this problematic with audience 

Analytical Review «The Socio-Economic Situation in St. Petersburg»

This analytical overview is a bi-monthly edition brought to you by the Leontief Centre in Russian and in English since 1992.

Overview of key events and decisions of the European Union Regional Policy

The main objective of the reviews - tracking key events and decisions of the EU regional policy. 
Current review is prepared on the basis of the 5 web sites.