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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
Decline in alcohol consumption in Russia: Collectivity or polarisation?

Radaev V., Roshchina Y.

Drug and Alcohol Review. 2021. Vol. 40. No. 3. P. 481-488.

Book chapter
Access to Social Protection by Immigrants, Emigrants and Resident Nationals in the Russian Federation

Popova D.

In bk.: Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond. Vol. 3: A Focus on Non-EU Sending States. Springer, 2020. P. 247-261.

Working paper
Do non-cognitive skills matter for alcohol consumption? Evidence from Russia

Rozhkova K., Roshchin S., Roshchina Y.

Economics/EC. WP BRP. Высшая школа экономики, 2021. No. 242.

News

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18 March 2021

International Experience of Guaranteed Minimum Income Programs: Opportunities for Russia

The Institute for Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics held on March 18, 2020 the 16th academic workshop on the topic of International Experience of Guaranteed Minimum Income Programs: Opportunities for Russia. The event was organized on the online platform Zoom in the framework of a research grant funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation (grant ID: 075-15-2020-928) and in cooperation with the World Bank within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience”.

18 March 2021

The ‘Migration seminar’. Vlada Baranova "Micro-level language planning in Russia and educational projects for migrants"

On March 18, 2021 an on-line session of the regular "Migration studies" seminar at the Institute of Social Policy of the Higher School of Economics was held. Vlada Baranova, HSE Campus in St. Petersburg Micro-level language planning in Russia and educational projects for migrants.

19 February 2021

Dmitry Oparin "Central Asian Mullahs in Migration: Problems of Duty, Loyalty and Interethnic Relations"

On February 17, 2021, Dmitry Oparin presented his research entitled "Central Asian Mullahs in Migration: Problems of Duty, Loyalty and Interethnic Relations" within the framework of the "Cross-cultural Seminar" (headed by Olga Bessmertnaya) together with the  “Migration studies” Seminar (headed by Ekaterina Demintseva and Dmitriy Oparin). 

28 January 2021

On-line session. The ‘Migration seminar’ - The new Russian Islam: Muslim migrants in the Far North

On January 27, 2021 an on-line session of the regular "Migration studies" seminar at the Institute of Social Policy of the Higher School of Economics and Centre d'études franco-russe (Moscou) - The new Russian Islam: Muslim migrants in the Far North was held.

19 January 2021

Middle-Class Russians Reduce Spending When It Comes to Themselves but Not Their Children

Middle-class Russians are more likely to reduce spending on the development of their own human capital and prioritize investing in their children instead, particularly when it comes to their children’s education. This is evidenced by a study conducted by the Centre for Studies of Income and Living Standards of HSE University.

International Experience of Guaranteed Minimum Income Programs: Opportunities for Russia

The Institute for Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics held on March 18, 2020 the 16th academic workshop on the topic of International Experience of Guaranteed Minimum Income Programs: Opportunities for Russia. The event was organized on the online platform Zoom in the framework of a research grant funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation (grant ID: 075-15-2020-928) and in cooperation with the World Bank within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience”.

The ‘Migration seminar’. Vlada Baranova "Micro-level language planning in Russia and educational projects for migrants"

On March 18, 2021 an on-line session of the regular "Migration studies" seminar at the Institute of Social Policy of the Higher School of Economics was held. Vlada Baranova, HSE Campus in St. Petersburg Micro-level language planning in Russia and educational projects for migrants.

Dmitry Oparin "Central Asian Mullahs in Migration: Problems of Duty, Loyalty and Interethnic Relations"

On February 17, 2021, Dmitry Oparin presented his research entitled "Central Asian Mullahs in Migration: Problems of Duty, Loyalty and Interethnic Relations" within the framework of the "Cross-cultural Seminar" (headed by Olga Bessmertnaya) together with the  “Migration studies” Seminar (headed by Ekaterina Demintseva and Dmitriy Oparin). 

On-line session. The ‘Migration seminar’ - The new Russian Islam: Muslim migrants in the Far North

On January 27, 2021 an on-line session of the regular "Migration studies" seminar at the Institute of Social Policy of the Higher School of Economics and Centre d'études franco-russe (Moscou) - The new Russian Islam: Muslim migrants in the Far North was held.

Illustration for news: Middle-Class Russians Reduce Spending When It Comes to Themselves but Not Their Children

Middle-Class Russians Reduce Spending When It Comes to Themselves but Not Their Children

Middle-class Russians are more likely to reduce spending on the development of their own human capital and prioritize investing in their children instead, particularly when it comes to their children’s education. This is evidenced by a study conducted by the Centre for Studies of Income and Living Standards of HSE University.

On-line session. The ‘Migration seminar’. Nadezhda Zamyatina, Leading Researcher at the Faculty of Geography, Moscow State University Lomonosov, Ruslan Goncharov, Associate Professor of the Faculty of Urban and Regional Development of the A.A. Vysokovsky Graduate School of Urbanism, Higher School of Economics, "Arctic migrations"

On December 22, 2020 an on-line session of the regular seminar "Migration studies" organized by the Higher School of Economics Institute of Social Policy was held 

Online workshop "Social Protection as a Part of Anti-Crisis Support Packages during Covid-19 Pandemic: Global and Russian Experience"

The Institute for Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics held on December 17, 2020 the 15th academic workshop on the topic of Social Protection as a Part of Anti-crisis Support Packages during COVID-19 Pandemic: Global and Russian experience. The event was organized on the online platform Zoom in the framework of a research grant funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation (grant ID: 075-15-2020-928) and in cooperation with the World Bank within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience”.

Pavel Shulgin and Olga Shtele took part in the on-line interuniversity conference "Heritage as the Driver of Socio-Economic Development of Regions of the Tyumen Oblast»

On November 26, Tyumen Industrial University held a scientific and practical on-line interuniversity conference "Heritage as the Driver of Socio-Economic Development of Regions of the Tyumen Oblast". The conference summed up the results of the project "Architectural Image of the Region", which is being implemented at the University Institute of Architecture and Design.

Illustration for news: Assessing Distributional Impact of the Covid-19 Crisis in Russia

Assessing Distributional Impact of the Covid-19 Crisis in Russia

On October 22, 2020, the Institute for Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics hold the 14th academic workshop on the topic of Modelling the distributional impact of the Covid19 Crisis in Russia: application of themicrosimulation model RUSMOD. The event was organized on the online platform Zoom in cooperation with the World Bank within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience”.

Lilia Ovcharova, Director of the Institute for Social Policy, HSE, speaks at the extended meeting of the Khabarovsk Krai Government

On October 22, 2020, Lilia Ovcharova, Director of the Institute, gave a videotaped presentation at the enlarged meeting of the Khabarovsk Krai Government devoted to the progress in implementing national goals and strategic tasks aimed at reducing poverty in Khabarovsk Krai.