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Wassily Leontief
BornWassily Wassilyevich Leontief
August 5, 1905(1905-08-05)[1]
Munich, German Empire
DiedFebruary 5, 1999(1999-02-05) (aged 93)
New York City,[2] United States
CitizenshipRussian Empire, Soviet Union, United States
InstitutionsUniversity of Kiel
New York University
Harvard University
Alma materFrederick William University, (PhD)
University of Leningrad, (MA)
Doctoral advisorLadislaus Bortkiewicz
Werner Sombart
Doctoral studentsPaul Samuelson
Thomas Schelling
Robert Solow
Kenneth E. Iverson
Vernon L. Smith
Richard E. Quandt
Hyman Minsky
Khodadad Farmanfarmaian[3]
Dale W. Jorgenson[4]
Michael C. Lovell
Karen R. Polenske
F.M. Scherer[1]
Known forInput-output analysis
InfluencesLéon Walras
InfluencedGeorge B. Dantzig
Notable awardsNobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (1973)
This person won a Nobel Prize
Wassily Wassilyevich Leontief (Russian: Василий Васильевич Леонтьев; August 5, 1905 – February 5, 1999), was a Russian-American economist. He is known for his research on input-output analysis.[5]

Leontief won the Nobel Committee's Nobel 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. Smith 2002, Thomas Schelling 2005).


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