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4th International Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey of HSE User Conference

The 4th International RLMS-HSE User Conference was held at Higher School of Economics, Moscow, on 24-25 May 2019. Vasily Anikin, Senior Researcher at the Center for Stratification Studies, presented results of the study on social mechanisms that discouraged Russians’ investments in human capital accumulation in Russia in the period of economic growth in 2001-2014.

Center for Stratification Studies on Russians’ Social Demands to the State

On 29 May, 2019, research and educational website IQ.hse.ru published the article “Dependence on the State. What Social Assistance are the Russians Waiting for?” based on the findings from the study by Vassily Anikin, Yulia Lezhnina, Svetlana Mareeva, and Ekaterina Slobodenyuk.

Alina Pishyak, Director of the Centre for Studies of Income and Living Standards, and Aleksandra Goriainova, Research Assistant of the Centre, provided comments about the middle class in Russia

On May 24, 2019, the Tass News Agency published a text 'The Middle Class. Who is it? How does it spend its money?’ The research fellows of the Centre for Studies of Income and Living Standards provided their comments on the topic.

Lilia Ovcharova, Director of the Institute for Social Policy, took part in the extended collegium of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation

On May 23, 2019, Lilia Ovcharova, Director of the Institute for Social Policy, took part in the extended collegium of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation. Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, addressed the collegium. Maksim Oreshkin, Minister of the Economic Development, presented a report on the Ministry performance in 2018 and its objectives in 2019.

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

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

On May 23, 2019 the Institute for Social Policy at the National Research University Higher School of Economics held the fourth academic workshop within the series of events under the topic “Active Ageing Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International Experience”. This one organized in cooperation with the Embassy of Switzerland in the Russian Federation was devoted to Swiss social security system.

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

The Council meeting considered the results of the first commissions' meetings.

Lilia Ovcharova, Director of the Institute for Social Policy, participated in the meeting of the Ministry of Labor of Russian Federation

The meeting was held on May 21, 2019. The meeting tackled the issue of the index of active longevity as an instrument to assess the complex of efforts dedicated to promote the active longevity.

Illustration for news: Anthropology of Islam. Research in Moscow region

Anthropology of Islam. Research in Moscow region

On May 21, 2019 the HSE Institute for Social Policy in cooperation with the Heinrich Böll Stiftung in Russia held an International Workshop.

Lilia Ovcharova, Director of the Institute for Social Policy, took part in the meeting of the Public health, Demography and Social policy Commission of the Moscow Civic Chamber

The meeting discussed the ongoing work issues and the commission's work plan on the key directions for the next 5-6 months.

Lilia Ovcharova, Director of the Institute for Social Policy, took part in the meeting of the working group of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives on the 'Social services' section

The objective of the working group is to expend the longevity and raise the quality of life of the population by improving the availability and the quality of social services.