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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
The Impact of School Infrastructure on Learning : A Synthesis of the Evidence

Barrett P., Treves A., Shmis T. et al.

Washington: The World Bank, 2019.

Article
Did the Poor Adapt to Their Circumstances?Evidence from Long-run Russian Panel Data

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

Economics Bulletin. 2019. Vol. 39. No. 4. P. 2258-2274.

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
RUSMOD. A Tool for Distributional Analysis in the Russian Federation

Matytsin M., Popova D., Freije S.

Policy Research Working Paper. WPS. World Bank Group, 2019. No. 8994.

News

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26 October 2019

24-26 October was held an international workshop Home, mobility and translocality: Muslim identities between the post-Soviet space, Europe and Turkey

The workshop was organized by the Institute for Social Policy and School of Sociology, HSE University, Moscow With support from the Heinrich Böll Foundation in Russia, Department of Labour, Social Affairs and Healthcare of the German Embassy in Moscow, and the French-Russian Research Center for Social Sciences in Moscow 24-25 October 2019 and Garage Museum.

24 October 2019

The eighth academic workshop within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience”

On October 24, 2019, the Institute for Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics held the eighth academic workshop devoted to the Reforming Pension System in Germanу. The event is organized in cooperation with the Embassy of Germany in Russia, the World Bank and German Friedrich Ebert Foundation Russia within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience”

15 October 2019

In August and Septeber 2019, Ekaterina Demintseva and Dmitry Oparin conducted field research in Irkutsk

In August and September 2010, Ekaterina Demintseva and Dmitry Oparin conducted field research in Irkutsk exploring the migration situation in the city.

12 October 2019

Pavel Shulgin and Olga Shtele took part in the international conference devoted to historical and cultural territories

On October 10 and 11, 2019, an international scientific conference "Preservation and Development of Historical and Cultural Territories: Problems, Prospects, Modern Trends" was held at the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies (RISS).

8 October 2019

The seventh academic workshop within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience”

The Institute for Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics held the seventh academic workshop devoted to the issues of access to medical and social services for the elderly population and their quality organized in cooperation with the World Bank and the International Federation of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent Societies within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience” on October 8.

Illustration for news: 24-26 October was held an international workshop Home, mobility and translocality: Muslim identities between the post-Soviet space, Europe and Turkey

24-26 October was held an international workshop Home, mobility and translocality: Muslim identities between the post-Soviet space, Europe and Turkey

The workshop was organized by the Institute for Social Policy and School of Sociology, HSE University, Moscow With support from the Heinrich Böll Foundation in Russia, Department of Labour, Social Affairs and Healthcare of the German Embassy in Moscow, and the French-Russian Research Center for Social Sciences in Moscow 24-25 October 2019 and Garage Museum.

Illustration for news: The eighth academic workshop within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience”

The eighth academic workshop within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience”

On October 24, 2019, the Institute for Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics held the eighth academic workshop devoted to the Reforming Pension System in Germanу. The event is organized in cooperation with the Embassy of Germany in Russia, the World Bank and German Friedrich Ebert Foundation Russia within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience”

Illustration for news: In August and Septeber 2019, Ekaterina Demintseva and Dmitry Oparin conducted field research in Irkutsk

In August and Septeber 2019, Ekaterina Demintseva and Dmitry Oparin conducted field research in Irkutsk

In August and September 2010, Ekaterina Demintseva and Dmitry Oparin conducted field research in Irkutsk exploring the migration situation in the city.

Pavel Shulgin and Olga Shtele took part in the international conference devoted to historical and cultural territories

On October 10 and 11, 2019, an international scientific conference "Preservation and Development of Historical and Cultural Territories: Problems, Prospects, Modern Trends" was held at the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies (RISS).

Illustration for news: The seventh academic workshop within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience”

The seventh academic workshop within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience”

The Institute for Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics held the seventh academic workshop devoted to the issues of access to medical and social services for the elderly population and their quality organized in cooperation with the World Bank and the International Federation of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent Societies within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience” on October 8.

Illustration for news: Russian-French Scientific Conference "Dynamics of Middle Classes: between Expansion and Uncertainties"

Russian-French Scientific Conference "Dynamics of Middle Classes: between Expansion and Uncertainties"

On Thursday, October 3, 2019, the Institute for Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics and the Embassy of France in Russia held the Russian-French Scientific Conference Dynamics of Middle Classes: between Expansion and Uncertainties held .
L’Institut de recherches en politiques sociales de l’Université nationale de recherche « École des hautes études en sciences économiques » (EHESE) et l’Ambassade de France en Russie ont tenu le jeudi 3 octobre 2019 la conférence franco-russe La dynamique des classes moyennes, entre expansion et incertitudes.

Pavel Shulgin and Olga Shtele talked about the Theater within Regional Cultural Framework

On September 28, 2019, St. Petersburg hosted the Festival "Culture 4.0. Economy and Culture". This edition was mainly focused on the Theater as 2019 being declared the Year of Theaters in Russia. The Festival program included as well a scientific conference which discussed economic and socio-cultural aspects of the theater.

Illustration for news: Labor migrants in Russia: claiming their right to health tangled in a web of legal uncertainty – a presentation of Daniel Kashnitsky at the University of Lund, Sweden

Labor migrants in Russia: claiming their right to health tangled in a web of legal uncertainty – a presentation of Daniel Kashnitsky at the University of Lund, Sweden

Lund University hosted an International Workshop “From Economic to Political Informality: Exploring the Link Between Shadow Practices, Policy Making and Development”.

Illustration for news: Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience: Sixth Academic Workshop

Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience: Sixth Academic Workshop

On September 19, 2019, the Institute for Social Policy at HSE Universityheld its sixth academic workshop devoted to to the French pension system, its current state, reforming and living standard of pensioners (Le système de retraite français : état actuel, projet de réforme et niveau de vie des retraités). This workshop being part of the series of events on Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience was organized in cooperation with the Embassy of France in Russia. It was inaugurated by Lilia Ovcharova, Vice Rector of HSE, and Daniel Mathieu, Counsellor for Social Affairs, Embassy of France in Russia.

The team of Centre for Regional Programmes of Social and Cultural Development held a workshop in Kazan

On August 20, 2019, the one-day workshop held by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan was devoted to "Modern Strategies for Cultural Policy and their Impact on the Socio-economic Development of Regions". The workshop was assured by the team the Centre for Regional Programmes of Social and Cultural Development of the Institute for Social Policy.