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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
Barriers and Opportunities to Employment for Persons with Disabilities in the Russian Federation

Kolybashkina N., Sukhova A., Ustinova M. et al.

Washington: The World Bank, 2021.

Article
Multidimensional poverty: Methodology and calculations on Russian data

Nazarbaeva E., Pishnyak A., Khalina N.

Russian Journal of Economics. 2022. Vol. 8. No. 4. P. 352-380.

Book chapter
Inequality in Russia

Mareeva S.

In bk.: The Routledge Handbook of Russian Politics and Society, 2nd edition. Routledge, 2022. Ch. 27. P. 311-319.

Working paper
Distributional Impacts of Taxes and Benefits in Post-Soviet Countries

Fuchs A., Matytsin M., Kiso Nozaki N. et al.

Policy Research Working Paper. WPS. World Bank Group, 2021. No. 9795.

News

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13 December 2022

The Great Silk Road Conference: Historical Roads as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites

From December 5-8, 2022, Kazan hosted an international forum dedicated to the UNESCO Convention on the Protection of Cultural and Natural Heritage 50’s anniversary. The Convention has become an important stage in recognizing the world heritage value and uniting all countries supporting this idea. A World Heritage List is being compiled under the auspices of UNESCO, which already includes 1,154 objects of cultural and natural heritage from all around the world. Participants from 56 countries of the world discussed the management of World Cultural Heritage Sites, environmental management and conservation of the World Natural Heritage. A total of 10 scientific conferences were held within the forum.

31 October 2022

Ekaterina Demintseva led a student expedition to Kamchatka region

Ekaterina Demintseva and Nikita Mkrtchyan (Institute of Demography, HSE) conducted a student expedition "The New Migration Reality of the Kamchatka region: Issues of Identity, Problems of Adaptation and Employment of Migrants" as part of the "Rediscovering Russia " project. During the expedition, expert interviews were conducted with representatives of the administration of the Kamchatka region, heads of diasporas and religious leaders, as well as more than 30 in-depth interviews with labor migrants from Central Asia

2 July 2022

Ekaterina Demintseva participated at the 7st ESCAS (The Central Eurasian Studies Society) summer conference in Tashkent

The summer conference was held at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 23-26 June, 2022. The conference was organized jointly with the European Society for Central Asian Studies (ESCAS)

24 June 2022

Presentation of the collective monograph «Society of Unequal Opportunities: Social Structure of Modern Russia»

On June 22, 2022 the presentation of the collective monograph "Society of Unequal Opportunities: Social Structure of Modern Russia" (by Natalia Tikhonova (ed.), Svetlana Mareeva, Vasiliy Anikin, Yulia Lezhnina, Anastasia Karavay, Ekaterina Slobodenyuk) was held.

19 June 2022

"Modern problems of studying and protecting cultural and natural heritage" - All-Russian scientific conference

On June 15, an All-Russian conference "Modern problems of studying and protecting cultural and natural heritage" was held in Moscow, at the Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The conference started with a report "Comprehensive regional programs for the preservation and use of heritage (new approaches and practical experience of recent years)" by the head of the Centre for Regional Programs of Social and Cultural Development, Pavel Shulgin.

Illustration for news: The Great Silk Road Conference: Historical Roads as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites

The Great Silk Road Conference: Historical Roads as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites

From December 5-8, 2022, Kazan hosted an international forum dedicated to the UNESCO Convention on the Protection of Cultural and Natural Heritage 50’s anniversary. The Convention has become an important stage in recognizing the world heritage value and uniting all countries supporting this idea. A World Heritage List is being compiled under the auspices of UNESCO, which already includes 1,154 objects of cultural and natural heritage from all around the world. Participants from 56 countries of the world discussed the management of World Cultural Heritage Sites, environmental management and conservation of the World Natural Heritage. A total of 10 scientific conferences were held within the forum.

Ekaterina Demintseva led a student expedition to Kamchatka region

Ekaterina Demintseva and Nikita Mkrtchyan (Institute of Demography, HSE) conducted a student expedition "The New Migration Reality of the Kamchatka region: Issues of Identity, Problems of Adaptation and Employment of Migrants" as part of the "Rediscovering Russia " project. During the expedition, expert interviews were conducted with representatives of the administration of the Kamchatka region, heads of diasporas and religious leaders, as well as more than 30 in-depth interviews with labor migrants from Central Asia

Ekaterina Demintseva participated at the 7st ESCAS (The Central Eurasian Studies Society) summer conference in Tashkent

The summer conference was held at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 23-26 June, 2022. The conference was organized jointly with the European Society for Central Asian Studies (ESCAS)

Illustration for news: Presentation of the collective monograph «Society of Unequal Opportunities: Social Structure of Modern Russia»

Presentation of the collective monograph «Society of Unequal Opportunities: Social Structure of Modern Russia»

On June 22, 2022 the presentation of the collective monograph "Society of Unequal Opportunities: Social Structure of Modern Russia" (by Natalia Tikhonova (ed.), Svetlana Mareeva, Vasiliy Anikin, Yulia Lezhnina, Anastasia Karavay, Ekaterina Slobodenyuk) was held.

Illustration for news: "Modern problems of studying and protecting cultural and natural heritage" - All-Russian scientific conference

"Modern problems of studying and protecting cultural and natural heritage" - All-Russian scientific conference

On June 15, an All-Russian conference "Modern problems of studying and protecting cultural and natural heritage" was held in Moscow, at the Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The conference started with a report "Comprehensive regional programs for the preservation and use of heritage (new approaches and practical experience of recent years)" by the head of the Centre for Regional Programs of Social and Cultural Development, Pavel Shulgin.

Illustration for news: Piotr Semenov-Tyan-Shansky: the Potential of Heritage of an Outstanding Scientist-Encyclopedist

Piotr Semenov-Tyan-Shansky: the Potential of Heritage of an Outstanding Scientist-Encyclopedist

On May 21-22, the International Conference VII Semenov Readings "The Legacy of Piotr Semenov-Tyan-Shansky and Modern Science" was held in Lipetsk, in the scientist's homeland in the Ryazanka estate of the Lipetsk region. The head of the Centre for Regional Programs of Social and Cultural Development Pavel Shulgin and the leading expert of the Centre Olga Shtele presented a joint report under the topic "The concept of creation and development of the Federal museum-reserve "The Homeland of Piotr Semenov-Tyan-Shansky"".

Illustration for news: Cultural Heritage of the First Cosmonaut: Human Potential in a Historical Context

Cultural Heritage of the First Cosmonaut: Human Potential in a Historical Context

On April 25, the first scientific and practical conference of the United Memorial Museum-Reserve of Yuri Gagarin was held in Gagarin, Smolensk region (formerly Gzhatsk). At the plenary part of the conference the head of the Centre for Regional Programs of Social and Cultural Development Pavel Shulgin and the leading expert of the Centre Olga Shtele presented a joint report on the topic "Experience in using cultural heritage in historical rural settlements".

Illustration for news: The Map of Historical and Cultural Heritage of the Small Siberian City of Yalutorovsk was Published for the First Time

The Map of Historical and Cultural Heritage of the Small Siberian City of Yalutorovsk was Published for the First Time

For the first time, a map of the historical and cultural heritage of Yalutorovsk, a small historical town located in the south of the Tyumen region, has been published.

Illustration for news: How to Improve Zlatoust Monastery? Report by Pavel Shulgin

How to Improve Zlatoust Monastery? Report by Pavel Shulgin

On February 2 and 3, the IX Zlatoust Readings were held in Moscow – a scientific and practical conference dedicated to the history of one of the oldest monasteries in Moscow, destroyed in the 1930s. At the plenary part of this conference, the report of the head of the Centre for Regional Programmes of Social and Cultural Development of the Institute for Social Policy Pavel Shulgin "Proposals for the further development of the landmark "Zlatoust Monastery" was presented.

Pavel Shulgin and Olga Shtele took part in the international conference "Metsamorian Readings" in Armenia

On December 15, Yerevan hosted the second "Metsamorian Readings– - an international conference dedicated to the problems of the development of museum-reserves. Within the framework of this forum a joint on-line report was presented by the head of the Centre for Regional Programmes of Social and Cultural Development of the Institute for Social Policy Pavel Shulgin, and the leading expert of the center, Olga Shtele "Museums-reserves as the basis of the cultural framework in Russian regions".