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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
Poverty and Social Exclusion in the New Russia

Manning N., Veit-Wilson J., Abrahamson P. et al.

L.: Routledge, 2017.

Article
Concentration of the Russian Insurance Market: Trends and Predictive Estimates.

Grishchenko N.

Studies on Russian Economic Development. 2019. Vol. 30. No. 1. P. 79-85.

Book chapter
The infrastructure created by migrants: the case of migrant from Kyrgyzstan in Moscow

Demintseva E.

In bk.: Migration from the Newly Independent States: 25 years after the collapse of the USSR. Springer, 2019.

Working paper
Inequality and Welfare Dynamics in the Russian Federation during 1994-2015

Dang H. H., Lokshin M. M., Abanokova K. et al.

Policy Research Working Paper. WPS. World Bank Group, 2018. No. 8629.

News

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8 July 2019

"Children of Migrants in Russian schools: between ethnic and social issues ": a presentation by Ekaterina Demintseva at the University of Bordeaux

On July 3-5, 2019, Ekaterina Demintseva presented her research on children of migrants in Russian schools at the AREF Congress (Actualité de la Recherche en Éducation et en Formation) at the University of Bordeaux.

30 June 2019

Ekaterina Demintseva spoked at 16th Annual IMISCOE Conference devoted to “Understanding International Migration in the 21st Century: Conceptual and Methodological Approaches”

On June 26-28, 2019, Ekaterina Demitseva, Head of the Center for Qualitative Social Policy Research, Institute for Social Policy, presented her research on the topic of  “Children of Migrants in Russian schools. Constructing Ethnic Boundaries around School Space” at the 16th Annual IMISCOE Conference “Understanding International Migration in the 21st Century: Conceptual and Methodological Approaches” in Malmö University, Sweden.

27 June 2019

The Fifth academic workshop within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience”

On June 27, 2019 the Institute for Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics held the fifth academic workshop within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience”. This one was devoted to the role of aging in transformation of economy and social institutions in Russia.

24 June 2019

International conference "Urban inequalities vs. Urban inclusion: migration, identity and public space"

June 19-21, International conference “Urban inequalities vs. Urban inclusion: migration, identity and public space”

24 June 2019

Ekaterina Demintseva, Daniel Kashnitsky, Dmitriy Oparin presented their recent researches at the International Conference "Urban inequalities vs. Urban inclusion: migration, identity and public space"

Ekaterina Demintseva (Institute of Social Policy, Higher School of Economics), Daniel Kashnitsky (Institute of Social Policy, Higher School of Economics), Dmitriy Oparin (Moscow State Universtiy, Institute of Social Policy of the Higher School of Economics) presented their recent researches at the International Conference "Urban inequalities vs. Urban inclusion: migration, identity and public space" focused on ethnographic analysis of various aspects of urban inequality, such as unemployment, informal employment, homelessness, access to essential services, intolerance, conflict, digital divide.

"Children of Migrants in Russian schools: between ethnic and social issues ": a presentation by Ekaterina Demintseva at the University of Bordeaux

On July 3-5, 2019, Ekaterina Demintseva presented her research on children of migrants in Russian schools at the AREF Congress (Actualité de la Recherche en Éducation et en Formation) at the University of Bordeaux.

Ekaterina Demintseva spoked at 16th Annual IMISCOE Conference devoted to “Understanding International Migration in the 21st Century: Conceptual and Methodological Approaches”

On June 26-28, 2019, Ekaterina Demitseva, Head of the Center for Qualitative Social Policy Research, Institute for Social Policy, presented her research on the topic of  “Children of Migrants in Russian schools. Constructing Ethnic Boundaries around School Space” at the 16th Annual IMISCOE Conference “Understanding International Migration in the 21st Century: Conceptual and Methodological Approaches” in Malmö University, Sweden.

Illustration for news: The Fifth academic workshop within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience”

The Fifth academic workshop within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience”

On June 27, 2019 the Institute for Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics held the fifth academic workshop within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience”. This one was devoted to the role of aging in transformation of economy and social institutions in Russia.

Illustration for news: International conference "Urban inequalities vs. Urban inclusion: migration, identity and public space"

International conference "Urban inequalities vs. Urban inclusion: migration, identity and public space"

June 19-21, International conference “Urban inequalities vs. Urban inclusion: migration, identity and public space”

Ekaterina Demintseva, Daniel Kashnitsky, Dmitriy Oparin presented their recent researches at the International Conference "Urban inequalities vs. Urban inclusion: migration, identity and public space"

Ekaterina Demintseva (Institute of Social Policy, Higher School of Economics), Daniel Kashnitsky (Institute of Social Policy, Higher School of Economics), Dmitriy Oparin (Moscow State Universtiy, Institute of Social Policy of the Higher School of Economics) presented their recent researches at the International Conference "Urban inequalities vs. Urban inclusion: migration, identity and public space" focused on ethnographic analysis of various aspects of urban inequality, such as unemployment, informal employment, homelessness, access to essential services, intolerance, conflict, digital divide.

Illustration for news: Lilia Ovcharova, Director of the Institute for Social Policy, took part in the 3rd Forum for Social Innovations in Regions

Lilia Ovcharova, Director of the Institute for Social Policy, took part in the 3rd Forum for Social Innovations in Regions

Lilia Ovcharova, Director of the Institute, participated the 3rd Forum for Social Innovations in Regions that took place in VDNH Expo in Moscow.

Illustration for news: Academic workshop "Human Capital Investments in the Context of Active Ageing: the Evidence from Japan"

Academic workshop "Human Capital Investments in the Context of Active Ageing: the Evidence from Japan"

The Institute for Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics held the academic workshop devoted to “Human Capital Investments in the Context of Active Ageing: the Evidence from Japan” where Dr. Vasily A. ANIKIN , Senior Research Fellow of the Center for Stratification Studies of the same Institute, presented his study.

Svetlana Mareeva on the boundaries of well-being and ill-being in modern Russian society

On June 17, 2019, new website dedicated to economic and financial research “Econs. Economic Conversations” (managed by the staff of the Bank of Russia) published the article “Finding the Boundaries of Well-being” by Svetlana Mareeva, Director of the Center for Stratification Studies.

4th International Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey of HSE User Conference

The 4th International RLMS-HSE User Conference was held at Higher School of Economics, Moscow, on 24-25 May 2019. Vasily Anikin, Senior Researcher at the Center for Stratification Studies, presented results of the study on social mechanisms that discouraged Russians’ investments in human capital accumulation in Russia in the period of economic growth in 2001-2014.

Center for Stratification Studies on Russians’ Social Demands to the State

On 29 May, 2019, research and educational website IQ.hse.ru published the article “Dependence on the State. What Social Assistance are the Russians Waiting for?” based on the findings from the study by Vassily Anikin, Yulia Lezhnina, Svetlana Mareeva, and Ekaterina Slobodenyuk.