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Institute for Social Policy

The Institute was founded in January 2016 as a university research unit aimed at conducting basic and applied research, as well as expert review and analytical analysis in the field of social policy at the federal, regional and municipal levels.

The Institute's goal is to develop comprehensive and future-oriented studies in social policy with a focus on microsimulation of its impact on the household sector.

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Publications
Book
Learning Environments and Learning Achievement in the Russian Federation

Shmis T., Chugunov D., Ustinova M.

Washington: The World Bank, 2020.

Article
Relative Poverty in Russia: Evidence from Different Thresholds In press

Slobodenyuk E., Mareeva S.

Social Indicators Research. 2020. P. 1-19.

Book chapter
The Infrastructure Created by Migrants: The Case of Migrants from Kyrgyzstan in Moscow

Demintseva E.

In bk.: Migration from the Newly Independent States: 25 years after the collapse of the USSR. Springer, 2020. P. 209-222.

Working paper
Does job change after becoming a pensioner contribute to maintatining employment in old age?

Sinyavskaya O., Cherviakova A. A., Gorvat E. S.

Public and Social Policy. WP BRP Series. НИУ ВШЭ, 2020. No. 25.

News

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14 May 2020

On May 14, 2020 an on-line session held of the regular seminar "Migration studies"organized by the Higher School of Economics Institute of Social Policy

Yu. Florinskaya, Ph.D. in Geography, Senior Researcher at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration N. Mkrtchyan, Ph.D. in Geography, Senior Researcher at the Institute of Demography, Higher School of Economics “Migration in small and medium-sized Russian cities – the main trajectories and unresolved issues”

29 April 2020

How Other Countries All Over the World are Coping with the Coronavirus Pandemic: a Review by the Institute for Social Policy

The Institute of Social Policy experts prepared an overview of international practices for supporting the economy and population while fighting against the coronavirus pandemic in different countries of the world.

23 April 2020

Online Academic Workshops Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience has Passed to Online Format and Discussed Social Service in Crisis

On April 23, 2020 the Institute for Social Policy at HSE University held its 11th academic workshop devoted to Reverse Mortages within Social Service System in Crisis. This workshop being part of the series of events on Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience was organized with the support of the Russian National Association of social service providers (NASO).

On May 14, 2020 an on-line session held of the regular seminar "Migration studies"organized by the Higher School of Economics Institute of Social Policy

Yu. Florinskaya, Ph.D. in Geography, Senior Researcher at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration N. Mkrtchyan, Ph.D. in Geography, Senior Researcher at the Institute of Demography, Higher School of Economics “Migration in small and medium-sized Russian cities – the main trajectories and unresolved issues”

The special issue of “Laboratorium: Russian Review of Social Research” on “Migrants in the Post-Soviet City” edited by Ekaterina Demintseva, director of the Centre for Qualitative Social Policy Research, Institute for Social Policy, and associate professor at the School of Cultural Studies at the National Research University Higher School of Economics came out at the beginning of the May, 2020

“The idea for this special issue of the journal emerged several years ago, during my first year working on a project focused on the integration of migrants from Central Asia in the urban space of Moscow. 

In March 2020, Ekaterina Demintseva, director of the Centre for Qualitative Social Policy Research, Institute for Social Policy, and associate professor at the School of Cultural Studies at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, worked at the Emile Durkheim Center at University of Bordeaux

She taught a course on Sociology of migration and collaborated with her French colleagues on a project on migrant children in schools.

How Other Countries All Over the World are Coping with the Coronavirus Pandemic: a Review by the Institute for Social Policy

The Institute of Social Policy experts prepared an overview of international practices for supporting the economy and population while fighting against the coronavirus pandemic in different countries of the world.

Illustration for news: Online Academic Workshops Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience has Passed to Online Format and Discussed Social Service in Crisis

Online Academic Workshops Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience has Passed to Online Format and Discussed Social Service in Crisis

On April 23, 2020 the Institute for Social Policy at HSE University held its 11th academic workshop devoted to Reverse Mortages within Social Service System in Crisis. This workshop being part of the series of events on Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience was organized with the support of the Russian National Association of social service providers (NASO).

On April 16, 2020 an on-line session held of the regular seminar "Migration studies"organized by the Higher School of Economics Institute of Social Policy

Mark Simon (MSSES, RANEPA) Navruz at VDNKh: immigrants from Central Asia in the cultural infrastructure of Moscow

Svetlana Mareeva and Vasiliy Anikin speak at the research seminar of the International Laboratory for Social Integration Research

On April 16, 2020, Svetlana Mareeva and Vasiliy Anikin took part as the discussants at research seminar of the International Laboratory for Social Integration research.

Illustration for news: Online Academic Workshop Assessing the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Russian Labor Market and Extra-budgetary Funds

Online Academic Workshop Assessing the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Russian Labor Market and Extra-budgetary Funds

On April 14, 2020, the Institute for Social Policy hold the online Academic Workshop Assessing the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Russian Labor Market and Extra-budgetary Funds.

About 5 million employees of small and medium-sized enterprises may lose half of their income due to quarantine, estimates Lilia Ovcharova, Director of the Institute for Social Policy

In general, about 25% of the Russian economy, i.e. a quarter of all employed people, falls under the full closure in April, estimates Lilia Ovcharova, Director of the Institute for Social Policy at the Higher School of Economics.

Svetlana Mareeva speaks about Russians' attitude towards inequality

The Internet newspaper Realnoye Vremya (Real Time) speaks on this topic to Svetlana Mareeva, Director of the Center for Stratification Studies at the Institute for Social Policy