Economic Identity and Professional Self-determination
The investigation of professional self-determination is impossible without considering the socio-economic reality in which the person exists. The study of economic identity, as a result of the interaction between individual and economic reality, will enable us to consider the professional self in social-economic context. The investigation was based on the theories of self-determination and economic identity developed by Russian psychologists. The purpose of the investigation is the analysis of the correlation between professional self-determination and economic identity. The main hypothesis: there is a connection between the subjective economic - psychological status and features of professional self-determination (such as motives, values, professional plan). The study suggested the hypothesis was confirmed, we have shown that the economic identity correlated with the features of professional self-determination (motives, values, professional plan).The results can be used in career-oriented work, career development programs, planning activities for young people.