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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.

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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28 November 2018

Seminar "Migration studies". Thom Loyd "From Local Connections to Global Networks: African students in the Soviet Union, Europe, and the World, 1960-1976"

On November27, 2018 was held a session of the regular seminar "Migration studies" together with School+ organized by the Higher School of Economics Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs and the Institute of Social Policy. Thom Loyd, Georgetown University, presented his recent research "From Local Connections to Global Networks: African students in the Soviet Union, Europe, and the World, 1960-1976". 

20 November 2018

On November 20, 2018, the Institute for Social Policy held a scientific seminar on the topic "Modelling of Russian Pension System Scenarios"

On November 20, 2018 the Institute of Social Policy held the seminar ‘The Modelling of Russian Pension System Scenarios’.

14 November 2018

International Scientific Conference “Basic Income as a Prologue to Social Policy of the 21st Century”

On November 14, 2018, the Institute for Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, the European Dialogue Expert Group, and the German Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Russia held the International Scientific Conference “Basic Income as a Prologue to Social Policy of the 21st Century”.

26 October 2018

The Russian-French Scientific Conference ‘The poverty of urban and rural population in Russia and France’ was held on October 25-26, 2018

The conference organized by the Institute for Social Policy of the Higher School of Economics, and the Department for Social Affairs of the Embassy of France in Russia.

17 October 2018

Pavel Shulgin took part in the Round table of the Foundation for the development of civil initiatives on the theme "Modernization of cultural policy»

On October 16, the Foundation for the development of civil initiatives "Dialogue" together with The Gaidar Institute of economic policy held a Round table on the theme "Culture and cultural policy in the process of modernization of the country: problems and solutions".

Illustration for news: Seminar "Migration studies". Thom Loyd "From Local Connections to Global Networks: African students in the Soviet Union, Europe, and the World, 1960-1976"

Seminar "Migration studies". Thom Loyd "From Local Connections to Global Networks: African students in the Soviet Union, Europe, and the World, 1960-1976"

On November27, 2018 was held a session of the regular seminar "Migration studies" together with School+ organized by the Higher School of Economics Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs and the Institute of Social Policy. Thom Loyd, Georgetown University, presented his recent research "From Local Connections to Global Networks: African students in the Soviet Union, Europe, and the World, 1960-1976". 

On November 20, 2018, the Institute for Social Policy held a scientific seminar on the topic "Modelling of Russian Pension System Scenarios"

On November 20, 2018 the Institute of Social Policy held the seminar ‘The Modelling of Russian Pension System Scenarios’.

Illustration for news: International Scientific Conference “Basic Income as a Prologue to Social Policy of the 21st Century”

International Scientific Conference “Basic Income as a Prologue to Social Policy of the 21st Century”

On November 14, 2018, the Institute for Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, the European Dialogue Expert Group, and the German Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Russia held the International Scientific Conference “Basic Income as a Prologue to Social Policy of the 21st Century”.

Illustration for news: The Russian-French Scientific Conference ‘The poverty of urban and rural population in Russia and France’ was held on October 25-26, 2018

The Russian-French Scientific Conference ‘The poverty of urban and rural population in Russia and France’ was held on October 25-26, 2018

The conference organized by the Institute for Social Policy of the Higher School of Economics, and the Department for Social Affairs of the Embassy of France in Russia.

Pavel Shulgin took part in the Round table of the Foundation for the development of civil initiatives on the theme "Modernization of cultural policy»

On October 16, the Foundation for the development of civil initiatives "Dialogue" together with The Gaidar Institute of economic policy held a Round table on the theme "Culture and cultural policy in the process of modernization of the country: problems and solutions".

Illustration for news: The regular seminar "Migration studies": Mikkel Rytter “The Power of Love: Visibility and Mobility among Sufi Muslims at the Margins of the Danish Welfare State”

The regular seminar "Migration studies": Mikkel Rytter “The Power of Love: Visibility and Mobility among Sufi Muslims at the Margins of the Danish Welfare State”

On October 9, 2018 was held a session of the regular seminar "Migration studies" together with the “International Seminar Series in Sociology” organized by the Higher School of Economics School of Sociology and the Institute of Social Policy. Mikkel Rytter, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology (Aarhus University, Denmark) presented her recent research “The Power of Love: Visibility and Mobility among Sufi Muslims at the Margins of the Danish Welfare State”.  

Illustration for news: On October 2, 2018, the Institute for Social Policy held a scientific seminar on the topic “Healthy lifestyle in old age: barriers and opportunities”

On October 2, 2018, the Institute for Social Policy held a scientific seminar on the topic “Healthy lifestyle in old age: barriers and opportunities”

The seminar moderated by Oksana Sinyavskaya, deputy director of the Institute, heard a presentation by Dr. Elena Selezneva, Senior Research Fellow of the Center for Comprehensive Social Policy Studies.

On September 20, Daniel Kashnitsky spoke as a panelist at the expert section "Moral Aspects and Ethics of Legal Regulation of International Migration" as a part of the conference "Migration and International Law"

The conference was organized by the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, and the International Committee of the Red Cross. The event was held in Moscow on September 19-21, 2018.

Illustration for news: How the pension reform will protect the rights of the working citizens in the pre-retirement age?

How the pension reform will protect the rights of the working citizens in the pre-retirement age?

Lilia Ovcharova, director for Social Studies, HSE, director of the Institute for Social Policy, answered this question in the live broadcast of the program ‘OTRrazhenie’ (‘Reflection’) of the OTR Channel.

Pavel Shulgin and Olga Shtele took part in the meeting of the Scientific Expert Council for Historical Settlements at the Federation Council

On September 10, the Federation Council, the upper House of the Federal Assembly, the Russian Parliament, held a meeting of the Scientific Expert Council for Historical Settlements. It discussed the creation of a list of historical settlements, their comprehensive development and the improvement of their investment attraction.