Wassily Leontief

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Noun1.Wassily Leontief - United States economist (born in Russia) who devised an input-output method of economic analysis (1906-1999)
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John Maynard Keynes offered one; Wassily Leontief provided another.
John Maynard Keynes warned in 1929 of coming "technological unemployment" and Wassily Leontief predicted several decades later that "labor will become less and less important.
La aparicion de las computadoras permitio a Wassily Leontief en 1949 transformar la tabla de tres sectores de Quesnay en una tabla de insumo-producto de 500 sectores de la economia de los Estados Unidos.
The existing mainstream thinking came into serious scrutiny with the work of Wassily Leontief who studied the structure of the United States foreign trade and asserted that the previous principles and assumptions did not hold.
In the 1980s, gross output statistics were published every five years as part of the input-output (I-O) tables developed by economist Wassily Leontief.
Although some aspects of inter--sectoral relationship between economic units can be found in very old economic literature, Wassily Leontief is considered as the main developer of the input-output analysis (Ten Raa 2005).
La tendencia en Economia a la formalizacion matematica, conviene recordarlo, es el resultado de un proceso que recoge, por ejemplo, la investigacion iniciada en la decada de los anos cincuenta en torno al modelo input-output aportado por Wassily Leontief y las contribuciones dejan Tinbergen y Ragnar Frisch en el terreno de la econometria.
It is necessary to develop a sustainable model of strategic economic planning, based on dynamic input-output model developed by economist and Nobel laureate Wassily Leontief, which examines the evolution of an economy toward equilibrium via industrial interrelationships and inter-independencies of the economic system.
Chang is a heterodox economist at Cambridge University, with a number of works to his name, including the number 1 bestseller, 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism, and a Wassily Leontief Prize for "advancing the frontiers of economic thought" (http://www.
En 1936 Wassily Leontief, cuando era profesor de la Universidad Harvard, publico el articulo "Quantitative Input and Output Relations in the Economic System and the United States" en The Review of Economics and Statistics, del MIT.
Taking this process of automation to its logical and ultimate conclusion, as Wassily Leontief, the Nobel Prize winner for economics in 1973, did in the following citation, helps illustrate the conundrum that the Left faces, especially regarding its need for a more militant and imaginative incomes policy:
Jomo Kwame Sundaram , United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development, was awarded the Wassily Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought in 2007.