Definition of Leontief, Wassily in English:

Leontief, Wassily

proper noun

  • (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).

Pronunciation

Leontief, Wassily

/lēˈ(y)ônˌtyef/