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

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Project of the Ministry for Culture with support of the World Bank
"Conservation and Use of Cultural Heritage in Russia"

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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)

Welcome to the Leontief Centres Home Page!

The International Centre for Social and Economic Research - Leontief Centre was established in 1991 on the initiative of the Mayor of St. Petersburg Anatoliy Sobchak and Wassily Leontief, a St. Petersburg-born economist and Nobel Prize winner. The first Leontief Centre president was Anatoliy Chubais.

Nowadays the company Close Corporation ICSER Leontief Centre functions as non-profit, independent research and consulting organization.

Resource Centre on Strategic Planning for Russian Cities was created on the basis of the Leontief Centre

Summary of Leontief Centres Decade-Long History:

The Leontief Centre has completed over 500 projects, including 400 research and consulting projects, held 150 conferences and workshops, carried out 60 publishing projects, and authored 1200 publications in periodicals, monographs and journals;
The partnership network of the Leontief Centre encompasses 47 countries, 290 cities of the Russian Federation, 80 international and more than 300 Russian organizations;
Leontief Centre employees have passed 40 internships in Russia and abroad. Every year, more than 15 students intern with the Leontief Centre;
The Leontief Centre has launched and supports 15 Websites visited by more than 1000 daily. This year alone, users from more than 70 countries have visited our Websites. The Leontief Centre operates some 60 computerized workplaces, maintains 10 databases that can be viewed and updated from any of our user terminals;
The Leontief Centres Information Department has 2500 books, 1500 of them in Russian, and 1000 in foreign languages; we subscribe to 50 titles of newspapers and magazines annually;
The Leontief Centre employs 70 staff (including part-time employees). The average age of our employees is 35;
The Leontief Centre employs 2 Doctors of Science, 17 Candidates of Science, 65 university graduates, 4 holders of two university degrees, 2 graduate students and 5 undergraduate students; 5 of Leontief Centre employees teach at universities in St. Petersburg. More than 150 consultants work for the Leontief Centre on a temporary basis;
The following 9 key areas of specialization are represented at the Leontief Centre: economists, historians, social scientists, geographers, mathematicians, engineers, computer programmers, telecommunications specialists, PR specialists and a graphic designer.


Students from St. Petersburg Universities Do Practical Work at Leontief Centre

Students from St. Petersburg Universities do practical work at Leontief Centre. In April - June 10 students from NRU HSE - St. Petersburg and 2 students from Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University did practical work at Leontief Centre.

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

Interdepartmental research group of Leontief Centre prepared monthly relevant EU websites review. The main objective of the reviews - is monitoring key events and decisions of the EU regional policy. The 47 review covered the period June 2016.

Taras Pribyshin participated in the Fifth Interregional Urban Forum "Development of Cities of the South of Russia" (Rostov-on-Don)

Taras Pribyshin, Junior Researcher, participated in the Fifth Interregional Urban Forum "Development of Cities of the South of Russia" (Rostov-on-Don) and made a report on the sessions "The Best Strategies for the Cities of Southern Russia: How to Involve Business?" and "Municipal Management: How to Divide the Powers of Development?".

Leonid Limonov participated in the IX Cheboksary Economic Forum "Russian Regions - New Growth Points"

On June 23 Leonid Limonov, Director-Coordinator of Scientific-Research Programs, participated in the breakfast meeting - plenary session of IX Cheboksary Economic Forum "Russian Regions - New Growth Points" with the representatives of Chuvash Republic Administration, deputies of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, Russian business community and foreign companies.

How to find us

ICSER Leontief Centre
25, 7th Krasnoarmeyskaya Street, St.Petersburg 190005, Russia
Business Centre "Partnerstvo"
phone: +7 (812) 314-41-19
fax: +7 (812) 570-38-14 



Association of Economic Analysis Centers (ARETT)

XIII All-Russian Forum Strategic Planning in Regions and Cities of Russia - REVISIONING STRATEGIES, RENEWING MEANINGS (October 27-28, 2014, St Petersburg)

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.

Each issue (25-30 pages in length) contains summary of statistical data and information materials (including unpublished ones) on the city’s industry, infrastructure, budget, privatization, investment projects as well as on employment and living standards of St. Petersburg residents.


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 

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.