HSE Institute for Social Policy Experts Assess the Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Social Security Institutions
Institute for Social Policy experts believe that as a result of the economic activity slow-down caused by measures to combat the coronavirus, a decrease in the wage fund, a reduction in the number of jobs, an increase in the unemployment and a revenues gap should be expected. Modeling shows that a 5% reduction in the number of jobs and wage fund will result in a decrease of 65.1 billion rubles per month.
Russian-German Panel Discussion "Farewell, Equality of Opportunity and Intergenerational Justice? Youth Unemployment and Poverty in Old Age. Policy Decisions on the European Labour Market"
On February 12, 2020, the discussion heard to Russian HSE researchers Oksana Sinyavskaya, Deputy Director of the Institute for Social Policy, and Vladimir Gimpelson, Director of the Center for Labor Market Studies, and German experts Peter Haan, Head of Department of the German Institute of Economic Research (Berlin) and Manuela Barišić, Senior Manager of the Project Work and New Thinking, Bertelsmann Foundation (Berlin).