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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
Social determinants of life insurance in the European Union.

Grishchenko N.

Iss. 50: Financial and Monetary Policy Studies. Springer Publishing Company, 2020.

Article
Human capital in post-transition Russia: Some critical remarks

Anikin V. A., Karavay A.

Baltic RIM Economies Review. 2020. No. 1. P. 37-37 .

Book chapter
Statistics on the Deinstitutionalisation of Child Welfare in Russia In press

Biryukova S., Makarentseva A.

In bk.: Reforming Child Welfare in the Post-Soviet Space Institutional Change in Russia. Routledge, 2020. Ch. 2. P. 23-46.

Working paper
The Important Role of Equivalence Scales : Household Size, Composition, and Poverty Dynamics in the Russian Federation

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

Policy Research Working Paper. WPS. World Bank Group, 2020. No. 9270.

News

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23 October 2020

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”.

22 October 2020

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.

20 October 2020

Higher School of Economics continues to monitor the social well-being of the country's population

The Institute for Social Policy continues to publish monitoring of the socio-economic situation and social well-being of the population.

17 September 2020

Ekaterina Demintseva made a presentation at the Russian Red Cross Summer School

Ekaterina Demintseva, head of the Center for Qualitative Social Policy Research, Institute for Social Policy, National Research University Higher School of Economics, made a presentation "Migration Policy in Russia: Challenges and Prospects" at the Russian Red Cross Summer School. 

3 September 2020

The Journal Russia in Global Affairs Published a Paper by Dr. Sinyavskaya

The new issue of the journal Russia in Global Affairs contains an article 'Created by the Pandemic' by Oksana Sinyavskaya, Deputy Director of the Institute for Social Policy, HSE.

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.

Higher School of Economics continues to monitor the social well-being of the country's population

The Institute for Social Policy continues to publish monitoring of the socio-economic situation and social well-being of the population.

Illustration for news: Ekaterina Demintseva made a presentation at the Russian Red Cross Summer School

Ekaterina Demintseva made a presentation at the Russian Red Cross Summer School

Ekaterina Demintseva, head of the Center for Qualitative Social Policy Research, Institute for Social Policy, National Research University Higher School of Economics, made a presentation "Migration Policy in Russia: Challenges and Prospects" at the Russian Red Cross Summer School. 

The Journal Russia in Global Affairs Published a Paper by Dr. Sinyavskaya

The new issue of the journal Russia in Global Affairs contains an article 'Created by the Pandemic' by Oksana Sinyavskaya, Deputy Director of the Institute for Social Policy, HSE.

Illustration for news: Creating a museum of a typical five-storey building ("khrushchevka") in Moscow? Pavel Shulgin gives an interview to the TV channel Kultura

Creating a museum of a typical five-storey building ("khrushchevka") in Moscow? Pavel Shulgin gives an interview to the TV channel Kultura

The federal TV channel Kultura raised the issue of creating a Museum of standard house-building of 1960s in Moscow on the basis of typical five-story houses popularly called «Khrushchevka» (after Nikita Khrushchev, the former head of the Soviet state, who initiated this social project). Pavel Shulgin, Head of the Centre for Regional Programmes of Social and Cultural Development of the Institute for Social Policy, HSE, gave an interview to the TV channel on this issue.

Svetlana Mareeva and her colleagues from the Center for Stratification Research have been awarded the grant from the Russian Science Foundation to continue the research project ‘Behavior Strategies of Population in the Post-Crisis Period: How Will the New Day-to-day Realities in the Lives of Russians Affect the "Corridor of Opportunities" for the Country's Development?’

The grant was awarded to the research team consisting of Svetlana Mareeva (project leader), Nataliya Tikhonova, Vasiliy Anikin, Yulia Lezhnina, Ekaterina Slobodenyuk and Anastasia Karavay within the framework of the President's Program for Research Projects "Research by scientific groups under the guidance of young scientists."

Who's Gonna Help the Elderly?

Researches by experts of the Institute of Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics on supporting the elderly withtin the COVID-19 pandemic continue to resonate in the mainstream media

Olga Voron and Elena Gorina Speak at the International FAO Webinar "Impact of COVID-19 and Social Protection: What Measures Work?"

On July 8, 2020, the International Webinar "Impact of COVID-19 and social protection: What measures work?" organized by FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia heard to ISP experts Olga Voron and Elena Gorina.

Our Congratulations to the First Graduates of the Social Policy and Administration Master's Program!

We celebrate the first graduation on our master's program Social Policy and Administration. Program supervisors and teachers have prepared a video card for the graduates.