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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
People and Money: Incomes, Consumption, and Financial Behavior of the Population of Russian Regions in 2000–2017

N. V. Zubarevich, Safronov S.

Regional Research of Russia. 2019. No. 4. P. 359-369.

Book chapter
The infrastructure created by migrants: the case of migrant from Kyrgyzstan in Moscow

Demintseva E.

In bk.: Migration from the Newly Independent States: 25 years after the collapse of the USSR. Springer, 2019.

Working paper
Who Seeks State Support In The New Russia And Why?

Anikin V. A., Lezhnina Y. P., Mareeva S. et al.

Public and Social Policy. WP BRP Series. НИУ ВШЭ, 2019

News

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18 January 2020

Lilia Ovcharova, director of the Institute for Social Policy, and Oxana Sinyavskaya, deputy director of the Institute for Social Policy, took part in the Gaidar Forum 2020

On January 15 and 16, 2020, the 11th Gaidar Forum devote to Russia and the World : Challenges of the New Decade took place in Moscow. Lilia Ovcharova, director of the Institute for Social Policy, and Oxana Sinyavskaya, deputy director of the same Institute, took part in the Forum.

17 January 2020

Svetlana Mareeva, Yulia Lezhnina and Vasily Anikin win the 2019 Moscow Government Award for Young Scientists

Svetlana Mareeva, Yulia Lezhnina and Vasily Anikin, employees of the Center for Stratification Studies, are honored with the 2019 Moscow  Government Award for Young Scientists in the "Social Sciences" nomination. The victory was awarded to the scientific team for a significant contribution to research of social structure and social inequality in modern Russian society.

15 January 2020

Lilia Ovcharova, director of the Institute for Social Policy, took part in the event of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation

On January 14, 2020, Lilia Ovcharova, director of the Institute for Social Policy, took part in the expanded Collegium of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation. The event was dedicated to the 25th anniversary of its formation

26 December 2019

Lilia Ovcharova, director of the Institute for Social Policy, took part in the meeting of the Public Council under the Russian Ministry of Labor

On December 25, 2019, Lilia Ovcharova, director of the Institute, took part in the seventh meeting, the last one in 2019, of the Public Council under the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Russian Federation.

24 December 2019

Lilia Ovcharova, director of the Institute for Social Policy, took part in the meeting of the Commission on Social Support of the Population, Pension and Social Insurance

On December 24, 2019 Lilia Ovcharova, director of the Institute for Social Policy, took part in the meeting of the Commission on Social Support of the Population, Pension and Social Insurance of the Public Council under the Russian Ministry of Labor.

Lilia Ovcharova, director of the Institute for Social Policy, and Oxana Sinyavskaya, deputy director of the Institute for Social Policy, took part in the Gaidar Forum 2020

On January 15 and 16, 2020, the 11th Gaidar Forum devote to Russia and the World : Challenges of the New Decade took place in Moscow. Lilia Ovcharova, director of the Institute for Social Policy, and Oxana Sinyavskaya, deputy director of the same Institute, took part in the Forum.

Svetlana Mareeva, Yulia Lezhnina and Vasily Anikin win the 2019 Moscow Government Award for Young Scientists

Svetlana Mareeva, Yulia Lezhnina and Vasily Anikin, employees of the Center for Stratification Studies, are honored with the 2019 Moscow  Government Award for Young Scientists in the "Social Sciences" nomination. The victory was awarded to the scientific team for a significant contribution to research of social structure and social inequality in modern Russian society.

Lilia Ovcharova, director of the Institute for Social Policy, took part in the event of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation

On January 14, 2020, Lilia Ovcharova, director of the Institute for Social Policy, took part in the expanded Collegium of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation. The event was dedicated to the 25th anniversary of its formation

Lilia Ovcharova, director of the Institute for Social Policy, took part in the meeting of the Public Council under the Russian Ministry of Labor

On December 25, 2019, Lilia Ovcharova, director of the Institute, took part in the seventh meeting, the last one in 2019, of the Public Council under the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Russian Federation.

Lilia Ovcharova, director of the Institute for Social Policy, took part in the meeting of the Commission on Social Support of the Population, Pension and Social Insurance

On December 24, 2019 Lilia Ovcharova, director of the Institute for Social Policy, took part in the meeting of the Commission on Social Support of the Population, Pension and Social Insurance of the Public Council under the Russian Ministry of Labor.

Illustration for news: HSE University Scholars Discuss the Fight Against Poverty

HSE University Scholars Discuss the Fight Against Poverty

HSE University hosted a Russian-Chinese meeting on ‘Social policy as a tool for combating poverty and developing human capital’. Representatives of the Chinese Ministry of Civil Affairs, the World Bank, the Russian Pension Fund, the government of Tatarstan, and HSE University researchers evaluated the social policies of both countries, shared effective measures for combating and eliminating poverty.

Pavel Shulgin and Olga Shtele took part in the round table "Cooperation of the University, Local Museums and Local Communities as a Way to Promote Cultural Heritage»

The round table, held on December 19, was organized by the National Research University "Higher school of Economics". Heads of departments of culture and cultural heritage of Moscow, directors of Moscow museums promoting the history of the city, publishers of literature on Moscow studies, specialists of the Higher School of Economics were invited to it. 

Review of the Russian-French conference in the new issue of the journal Economic Sociology

The new issue of the journal Economic Sociology published Review of the Russian-French Scientific Conference Dynamics of Middle Classes: between Expansion and Uncertainties organised on October 3, 2019, in Moscow HSE premices by the Institute for Social Policy with the support of the Embassy of France in Russia.

Ekaterina Demintseva and Dmitriy Oparin participated at the 51st ASEEES (Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies) conference in San Francisco, 23-26 November, 2019.

Ekaterina Demintseva made a presentation "Emigration of Highly Qualified Professionals from Russia in the 2010s: Why Are They Leaving Russia Today?” at the panel “New Trends of Post-Soviet Migration”. Dmitriy Oparin made a presentation “New Leadership, Old Ritual: Possession and Exorcism in the Russian Muslim Migration Context” at the panel “The ‘Official’ and the ‘Everyday’: Variety of Muslim Beliefs, Practices and Discourses in Russia”.

Illustration for news: The report of the Centre for Regional Programmes of Social and Cultural Development was presented at the international UNESCO conference in Kazan

The report of the Centre for Regional Programmes of Social and Cultural Development was presented at the international UNESCO conference in Kazan

The international forum "Astronomy and the World Heritage” under the auspices of UNESCO, was held in Kazan from 2 to 5 December.