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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
Russian Federation - New Skills for New Century : Informing Regional Policy

Shmis T., Chugunov D., Ustinova M. et al.

Washington: World Bank, 2021.

Article
Understanding Russia’s Brain Drain in the 2010s

Demintseva E.

Problems of Post-Communism. 2021.

Book chapter
Innovation in Developing Countries’ Risk Estimation and Management

Егоров А. Ю., Помазкин Д. В.

In bk.: Risk Assessment and Financial Regulation in Emerging Markets' Banking: Trends and Prospects. Springer, 2021. P. 343-354.

Working paper
Poverty in Russia: A Bird’s-Eye View of Trends and Dynamics in the past Quarter of Century

Abanokova K., Dang H. H.

IZA Discussion Paper. IZA, 2021. No.  14544.

News

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18 October 2021

International Conference “Migrants and refugees Integration in the 21st Century”

International Conference “Migrants and refugees Integration in the 21st Century”, October 13-15, 2021 Venue: on-line

14 October 2021

Customs, Career Choices and Self-discrimination: Why Women Earn Less

Experts from the World Bank and HSE University discussed the gender gap in salaries in different countries and the impact of socio-cultural, economic and behavioural factors on differences in earnings.

12 October 2021

Special academic workshop on the topic of Gender Wage Gap: Global Experience

The Institute for Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics held on October 12, 2021 special academic workshop on the topic of Gender Wage Gap: Global Experience. The event was organized 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”.

23 September 2021

Daniel Kashnitsky speaks at an international seminar on race, ethnicity and health in Sweden, 22-23 September 2021

Daniel Kashnitsky, Junior Researcher at the Institute of Social Policy, HSE, spoke at the international seminar "Migration, race/ethnicity and health" at REMESO Center, Linkoping University, Sweden.

11 June 2021

‘The Traps in Our Way’: Experts Discuss Job Market and Human Capital in Russia

What fields employees can hope to get high salaries in? What is the return on higher education? How is life expectancy related to retirement age? These and some other issues were discussed by experts at the First Conference ‘Labour Market: Demographic Challenges and Human Capital’ organized by the HSE Human Capital Multidisciplinary Research Centre.

Illustration for news: International Conference “Migrants and refugees Integration in the 21st Century”

International Conference “Migrants and refugees Integration in the 21st Century”

International Conference “Migrants and refugees Integration in the 21st Century”, October 13-15, 2021 Venue: on-line

Illustration for news: Customs, Career Choices and Self-discrimination: Why Women Earn Less

Customs, Career Choices and Self-discrimination: Why Women Earn Less

Experts from the World Bank and HSE University discussed the gender gap in salaries in different countries and the impact of socio-cultural, economic and behavioural factors on differences in earnings.

Special academic workshop on the topic of Gender Wage Gap: Global Experience

The Institute for Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics held on October 12, 2021 special academic workshop on the topic of Gender Wage Gap: Global Experience. The event was organized 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”.

Illustration for news: Daniel Kashnitsky speaks at an international seminar on race, ethnicity and health in Sweden, 22-23 September 2021

Daniel Kashnitsky speaks at an international seminar on race, ethnicity and health in Sweden, 22-23 September 2021

Daniel Kashnitsky, Junior Researcher at the Institute of Social Policy, HSE, spoke at the international seminar "Migration, race/ethnicity and health" at REMESO Center, Linkoping University, Sweden.

Illustration for news: ‘The Traps in Our Way’: Experts Discuss Job Market and Human Capital in Russia

‘The Traps in Our Way’: Experts Discuss Job Market and Human Capital in Russia

What fields employees can hope to get high salaries in? What is the return on higher education? How is life expectancy related to retirement age? These and some other issues were discussed by experts at the First Conference ‘Labour Market: Demographic Challenges and Human Capital’ organized by the HSE Human Capital Multidisciplinary Research Centre.

On-line session. The ‘Migration seminar’. Elena Lyarskaya "Who hasn't migrated here?": Features of migrations and a distributed way of life in the North

On June 3, 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. Elena Lyarskaya, Research Fellow, Center for Social Research of the North, European University at St. Petersburg "Who hasn't migrated here?": Features of migrations and a distributed way of life in the North

On-line session. The ‘Migration seminar’. Rustamjon Urinboyev «Migration, Shadow Economy and the Street World in Russia»

On April 29, 2021 an online session of the regular "Migration studies" seminar at the Institute of Social Policy of the Higher School of EconomicsRustamjon Urinboyev, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology of Law at Lund University held, Senior Researcher in Russian and Eurasian Studies in the Aleksanteri Institute at University of Helsinki. «Migration, Shadow Economy and the Street World in Russia».

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).