Membership of Employees in Patrner Organizations

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

  • Economic Council under the Governor of St. Petersburg - Irina Karelina;
  • Interdepartmental Working Group on Developing the Strategy of Spatial Development of the Russian Federation under the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation – Leonid Limonov, Boris Zhikharevich;
  • 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 under the Federal State Statistics Service for St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region - 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 attended in a number of professional associations, academic councils and societies, being members of the editorial board of leading academic journals:

  • Leonid Limonov - Member of NRU Higher School of Economics - St. Petersburg Academic Council; Member 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 development of 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 Russian Economic Developers Association;
  • Boris Zhikharevich - Member of the Commission for Territorial Planning of the Russian Geographical Society, Member of the Editorial Boards of Journals entitled The Russian Geographical Society Herald, Regional Research of Russia, Region: Economics and Sociology.
  • Elena Belova - Member of Regional Studies Association (RSA), Creative Director of the International Consortium "St. Petersburg Cleantech Cluster for Urban Environment".




Russian National Sub-Committee


Strategic Planning News


Association of Russian Economic Think-Tanks(ARETT)


Strategic Research Center of The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)


XVIII Annual Strategic Planning Leaders Forum of the Regions and Cities of Russia (October 28-29, 2019, St. Petersburg)


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»

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

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