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/