On November 20, 2018, the Institute for Social Policy held a scientific seminar on the topic "Modelling of Russian Pension System Scenarios"
On November 20, 2018 the Institute of Social Policy held the seminar ‘The Modelling of Russian Pension System Scenarios’.
The seminar moderated by Oksana Sinyavskaya, Deputy Director of the Institute, heard Dmitry Pomazkin, Leading Expert of the Center for Comprehensive Social Policy Studies, and Evgeni Yakushev, Executive director JSC NPF “SAFMAR”, who presented the forecasts of possible pension reforms in Russia: the increasing of retirement age, the abolishment of new early retirement schemes, increased pension indexation, etc. The authors developed the practical tool for the evaluation of changes in various parameters of Russian pension system. The invited pannelists Yuri Gorlin, Deputy Director of the Institute of Social Analysis and Forecasts at the Russian Presidential Academy of national Economy and Public Administration and Tatyana Omelchuk, Senior Research Fellow of the Analytical Center for Financial Studies of the Financial Research Institute, noted the importance of different demographic and macroeconomic scenario in the model, pointed out the differentiation of early retirement schemes in the context of new law on the increasing of retirement age. The participants also discussed the perspective ways of model developing (assumptions, scenario, estimation accuracy, etc.