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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
Socio-economic inequalities in modern Russia and their perception by the population

Mareeva S.

Journal of Chinese Sociology. 2020. Vol. 7. P. 10.

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 Russia

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

IZA Discussion Paper. IZA, 2020. No. 13043.

News

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3 July 2020

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.

19 June 2020

LTC in Russia After the Covid-19 Pandemic

On June 18, 2020, the Institute for Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics hold the 12th academic workshop on the topic of COVID-19 and Long-Term Care Development: Lessons and Perspectives. The event was organized on the online platform Zoom in cooperation with the World Bank and with the support of the Russian National Association of social service providers (NASO) within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience”.

17 June 2020

Pavel Shulgin Speaks at the Interuniversity Round Table 'Cultural Heritage in the Modern World: Challenges of the XXI Century'

On June 15, 2020 the Russian State University for the Humanities (Moscow) held the online interuniversity round table devoted to cultural heritage in the modern world and its callenges of the XXI century.

8 June 2020

Income, Poverty and Employment in the Era of Covid-19: Anti- and Post-crisis Social Protection Policies: International and Russian Experience

On June 4 and 5, 2020, the Institute for Social Policy hold the online two-day workshop on Covid-19 pandemic and social protection policies INCOME, POVERTY AND EMPLOYMENT IN THE ERA OF COVID-19: ANTI- AND POST-CRISIS SOCIAL PROTECTION POLICIES organized in partnership with the World Bank and the Financial Research Institute (NIFI).

2 June 2020

Daniil Kashnitsky speaks at an international seminar in Sweden

On May 27, 2020, Daniil Kashnitsky, Junior Researcher at the Center for Qualitative Research, presented at an international seminar on Global and Sexual Health at the Caroline Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

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.

Illustration for news: LTC in Russia After the Covid-19 Pandemic

LTC in Russia After the Covid-19 Pandemic

On June 18, 2020, the Institute for Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics hold the 12th academic workshop on the topic of COVID-19 and Long-Term Care Development: Lessons and Perspectives. The event was organized on the online platform Zoom in cooperation with the World Bank and with the support of the Russian National Association of social service providers (NASO) within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience”.

Pavel Shulgin Speaks at the Interuniversity Round Table 'Cultural Heritage in the Modern World: Challenges of the XXI Century'

On June 15, 2020 the Russian State University for the Humanities (Moscow) held the online interuniversity round table devoted to cultural heritage in the modern world and its callenges of the XXI century.

Illustration for news: Income, Poverty and Employment in the Era of Covid-19: Anti- and Post-crisis Social Protection Policies: International and Russian Experience

Income, Poverty and Employment in the Era of Covid-19: Anti- and Post-crisis Social Protection Policies: International and Russian Experience

On June 4 and 5, 2020, the Institute for Social Policy hold the online two-day workshop on Covid-19 pandemic and social protection policies INCOME, POVERTY AND EMPLOYMENT IN THE ERA OF COVID-19: ANTI- AND POST-CRISIS SOCIAL PROTECTION POLICIES organized in partnership with the World Bank and the Financial Research Institute (NIFI).

Daniil Kashnitsky speaks at an international seminar in Sweden

On May 27, 2020, Daniil Kashnitsky, Junior Researcher at the Center for Qualitative Research, presented at an international seminar on Global and Sexual Health at the Caroline Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

On May 14, 2020 an on-line session held of the regular seminar "Migration studies"organized by the Higher School of Economics Institute of Social Policy

Yu. Florinskaya, Ph.D. in Geography, Senior Researcher at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration N. Mkrtchyan, Ph.D. in Geography, Senior Researcher at the Institute of Demography, Higher School of Economics “Migration in small and medium-sized Russian cities – the main trajectories and unresolved issues”

In March 2020, Ekaterina Demintseva, director of the Centre for Qualitative Social Policy Research, Institute for Social Policy, and associate professor at the School of Cultural Studies at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, worked at the Emile Durkheim Center at University of Bordeaux

She taught a course on Sociology of migration and collaborated with her French colleagues on a project on migrant children in schools.

The special issue of “Laboratorium: Russian Review of Social Research” on “Migrants in the Post-Soviet City” edited by Ekaterina Demintseva, director of the Centre for Qualitative Social Policy Research, Institute for Social Policy, and associate professor at the School of Cultural Studies at the National Research University Higher School of Economics came out at the beginning of the May, 2020

“The idea for this special issue of the journal emerged several years ago, during my first year working on a project focused on the integration of migrants from Central Asia in the urban space of Moscow. 

How Other Countries All Over the World are Coping with the Coronavirus Pandemic: a Review by the Institute for Social Policy

The Institute of Social Policy experts prepared an overview of international practices for supporting the economy and population while fighting against the coronavirus pandemic in different countries of the world.

Illustration for news: Online Academic Workshops Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience has Passed to Online Format and Discussed Social Service in Crisis

Online Academic Workshops Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience has Passed to Online Format and Discussed Social Service in Crisis

On April 23, 2020 the Institute for Social Policy at HSE University held its 11th academic workshop devoted to Reverse Mortages within Social Service System in Crisis. This workshop being part of the series of events on Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience was organized with the support of the Russian National Association of social service providers (NASO).