Wassily Leontief

1906 - 1999

Wassily Leontief

Wassily Wassilyevich Leontief (Russian: Василий Васильевич Леонтьев; August 5, 1905 – February 5, 1999), was a Russian-American economist known for his research on input-output analysis and how changes in one economic sector may affect other sectors.Leontief won the Nobel Committee's Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1973, and four of his doctoral students have also been awarded the prize (Paul Samuelson 1970, Robert Solow 1987, Vernon L. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wassily Leontief has received more than 256,823 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 31st most popular economist.

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Among economists, Wassily Leontief ranks 31 out of 288Before him are Simon Kuznets, William Petty, Ronald Coase, Jan Tinbergen, Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, and Michael Porter. After him are Joseph Stiglitz, Carl Menger, Elinor Ostrom, Alexander Hamilton, Friedrich List, and Mario Draghi.

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Among people born in 1906, Wassily Leontief ranks 35Before him are Soichiro Honda, Josef Kramer, Sayyid Qutb, Léopold Sédar Senghor, Ernst Ruska, and Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein. After him are Hassan al-Banna, Vladimir Prelog, Ilse Koch, Hans Bethe, Marcelo Caetano, and Dino Buzzati. Among people deceased in 1999, Wassily Leontief ranks 12Before him are Mario Puzo, Scatman John, Joaquín Rodrigo, Amália Rodrigues, Yehudi Menuhin, and Wilt Chamberlain. After him are Gertrude B. Elion, Georgios Papadopoulos, Robert Bresson, Anatoliy Solovianenko, Jerzy Grotowski, and Willi Stoph.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Wassily Leontief ranks 406 out of 3,763Before him are Richard Dedekind (1831), Maria Josepha of Saxony, Dauphine of France (1731), Friedrich Fromm (1888), Theodor Heuss (1884), Ernst Bloch (1885), and F. W. Murnau (1888). After him are Wilhelm Maybach (1846), Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers (1758), Maximilian von Weichs (1881), Rainer Werner Fassbinder (1945), Maria Amalia of Saxony (1724), and Anne Catherine Emmerich (1774).

Among ECONOMISTS In Germany

Among economists born in Germany, Wassily Leontief ranks 2Before him are Karl Marx (1818). After him are Friedrich List (1789), Werner Sombart (1863), Johann Heinrich von Thünen (1783), Gottfried Feder (1883), Eugen Dühring (1833), Adolph Wagner (1835), Franz Oppenheimer (1864), Ernest Mandel (1923), Lorenz von Stein (1815), and Klaus Schwab (1938).

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