Definition of Leontief, Wassily in English:

Leontief, Wassily

Syllabification: Le·on·ti·ef, Wassily
Pronunciation: /lēˈ(y)ônˌtyef/

Entry from US English dictionary

  • (1906–99), US economist, educator, and writer; born in Germany to Russian parents. His most significant published work is The Structure of the American Economy 1919–1929 (1941). Nobel Prize for Economics (1973).

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