Leonid Ivanovich Abalkin

Leonid Ivanovich Abalkin

Birth
Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Death 2 May 2011 (aged 80)
Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Burial Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Memorial ID 69532776 · View Source
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Leonid Ivanovich Abalkin (Russian: Леони́д Ива́нович Аба́лкин; 5 May 1930 – 2 May 2011) was a Russian economist. He was born in Moscow and became director of the Institute of Economics of the USSR Academy of Sciences in 1986. A member of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR with special responsibility for economic affairs. He later worked as an advisor to Presidents Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin, and was the second-in-command of Premier Nikolai Ryzhkov's government. Under Gorbachev he was one of the major advocates of rapid economic reform,[1] and in 1998 became a member of the Economic Crisis Group. Most of his published writings concern the theoretical problems of political economy under socialism. Abalkin was president of the International N. D. Kondratiev Foundation. He died in 2011.


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  • Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 8 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69532776
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leonid Ivanovich Abalkin (5 May 1930–2 May 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69532776, citing Troekurov Cemetery, Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by Peterborough K (contributor 46537737) .