Presentation of collective book “Income Stratification Model of Russian Society: Dynamics, Factors, Cross-country comparisons”
On Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 4 p.m. a collective book “Income Stratification Model of Russian Society: Dynamics, Factors, Cross-country comparisons” was presented.
The book is devoted to the analysis of the specifics and dynamics of the income stratification of Russian society . A detailed overview of approaches to income stratification that are used in foreign and Russian practice is provided; the methodology of defining income groups that is effective for Russian conditions is presented .
The authors also focus on the dynamics of the model of income stratification in Russia over the past few decades, the factors of falling into certain income groups, the specifics of life and behavior of the representatives of different income groups .
Comparative analysis of the model of income stratification in Russia with models in other countries of the world, including dynamic analysis, is of particular interest.
The analysis is based on data collected by several research centers in different years – Monitoring of Institute of Sociology FCTAS RAS, Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey - Higher School of Economics (RLMS-HSE), International Social Research Program (ISSP) .
The event was opened by Lilia Ovcharova, Vice Rector of HSE, Director of the Institute for Social Policy. Then main results were presented by the book’s authors from the Center for Stratification Studies of the Institute for Social Policy NRU HSE Natalia Tikhonova, Vasiliy Anikin, Yulia Lezhnina, Ekaterina Slobodenyuk. Yuriy Latov (Institute of Sociology, Russian Academy of Sciences), the panelist, took part in the discussion.