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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
Training poverty in India: Reassessing the effect of social ascription In press

Anikin V. A.

International Journal of Training and Development. 2021. P. 1-24.

Book chapter
Gender Differences in the Employment Patterns of People 45+ in Russia

Sinyavskaya Oxana, Cherviakova A. A.

In bk.: Gendering Post-soviet space: Demography, Labour market and Values in Empirical Research. Springer Publishing Company, 2021. Ch. 5. P. 91-133.

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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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.

3 June 2021

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

29 April 2021

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».

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.

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). 

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”.