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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
Barriers and Opportunities to Employment for Persons with Disabilities in the Russian Federation

Kolybashkina N., Sukhova A., Ustinova M. et al.

Washington: The World Bank, 2021.

Article
Do Adjustments for Equivalence Scales Affect Poverty Dynamics? Evidence from the Russian Federation during 1994–2017

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

Review of Income and Wealth. 2021. P. 1-35.

Book chapter
Towards Greater Equality and Justice

Mareeva S.

In bk.: Life Expectations of the People. A Comparative Sociological Analysis of China and Russia. Springer, 2021. P. 141-155.

Working paper
Determinants of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and resistance in Russia

Roshchina Y., Roshchin S., Rozhkova K.

Sociology. SOC. Высшая школа экономики, 2021. No. 99.

News

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17 December 2021

Pavel Shulgin and Olga Shtele took part in the international conference "Metsamorian Readings" in Armenia

On December 15, Yerevan hosted the second "Metsamorian Readings– - an international conference dedicated to the problems of the development of museum-reserves. Within the framework of this forum a joint on-line report was presented by the head of the Centre for Regional Programmes of Social and Cultural Development of the Institute for Social Policy Pavel Shulgin, and the leading expert of the center, Olga Shtele "Museums-reserves as the basis of the cultural framework in Russian regions".

16 December 2021

On-line session. The ‘Migration seminar’. Pavel Inozemtsev “Don’t confuse tourism with emigration”: the status of Russian-speaking longstayers in Vietnam

On December 15, 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. Pavel Inozemtsev, independent researcher “Don’t confuse tourism with emigration”: the status of Russian-speaking longstayers in Vietnam

18 November 2021

On-line session. The ‘Migration seminar’. Aleksei Starostin, The Eastern End of the Ummah: The Impact of Migration Processes on the Muslim Communities of the Russian Far East

On November 17, 2021  an online session held of the regular seminar "Migration studies"organized by the Higher School of Economics Institute of Social Policy Aleksei Starostin, Ural State Mining University, Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B.N. YeltsinThe Eastern End of the Ummah: The Impact of Migration Processes on the Muslim Communities of the Russian Far East

28 October 2021

Dmitriy Oparin's presentations at the academic conferences

On October 26 - 28, 2021 Dmitry Oparin, a researcher at the Center for Qualitative Research in Social Policy, presented his research at academic conferences.

25 October 2021

Inequality and Social Cholesterol: How to Find Balance in Society

What are the outcomes of growing inequality? How much inequality is there in Russian healthcare and education? What does Russian society think about inequality? (Spoiler: that it’s excessively high and unfair.) These questions and many others were discussed by Russian and French researchers at the conference ‘Socio-economic Inequality and Poverty in the Modern World: Measures, Dynamics, and Prospects in an Age of Uncertainty’.

Pavel Shulgin and Olga Shtele took part in the international conference "Metsamorian Readings" in Armenia

On December 15, Yerevan hosted the second "Metsamorian Readings– - an international conference dedicated to the problems of the development of museum-reserves. Within the framework of this forum a joint on-line report was presented by the head of the Centre for Regional Programmes of Social and Cultural Development of the Institute for Social Policy Pavel Shulgin, and the leading expert of the center, Olga Shtele "Museums-reserves as the basis of the cultural framework in Russian regions".

On-line session. The ‘Migration seminar’. Pavel Inozemtsev “Don’t confuse tourism with emigration”: the status of Russian-speaking longstayers in Vietnam

On December 15, 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. Pavel Inozemtsev, independent researcher “Don’t confuse tourism with emigration”: the status of Russian-speaking longstayers in Vietnam

On-line session. The ‘Migration seminar’. Aleksei Starostin, The Eastern End of the Ummah: The Impact of Migration Processes on the Muslim Communities of the Russian Far East

On November 17, 2021  an online session held of the regular seminar "Migration studies"organized by the Higher School of Economics Institute of Social Policy Aleksei Starostin, Ural State Mining University, Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B.N. YeltsinThe Eastern End of the Ummah: The Impact of Migration Processes on the Muslim Communities of the Russian Far East

Illustration for news: Dmitriy Oparin's presentations at the academic conferences

Dmitriy Oparin's presentations at the academic conferences

On October 26 - 28, 2021 Dmitry Oparin, a researcher at the Center for Qualitative Research in Social Policy, presented his research at academic conferences.

Illustration for news: Inequality and Social Cholesterol: How to Find Balance in Society

Inequality and Social Cholesterol: How to Find Balance in Society

What are the outcomes of growing inequality? How much inequality is there in Russian healthcare and education? What does Russian society think about inequality? (Spoiler: that it’s excessively high and unfair.) These questions and many others were discussed by Russian and French researchers at the conference ‘Socio-economic Inequality and Poverty in the Modern World: Measures, Dynamics, and Prospects in an Age of Uncertainty’.

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.