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Источники статистических данных о частных межпоколенных трансфертах в России : ограничения и перспективы

Вопросы статистики. 2015. № 3. С. 39-46.

In the framework of this article we analyze the sources of statistical information about private intergenerational exchanges. It has been shown the extent of households’ participation in informal exchanges and the contribution of private transfers to the households’ budgets in Russia. We’ve proved the importance of private transfers in providing practical assistance to the elderly and others in need of care. It was analyzed Russian and foreign sources of data. It was determined the features of information’s collection about private transfers in the budget household surveys (Household Budget Survey, National Survey of household budgets and participation in social programs) and other surveys (Comprehensive monitoring of living conditions) conducted by the Federal State Statistics Service of the Russian Federation. It was analyzed the advantages and disadvantages of statistical data about private transfers collected in the framework of Russian non-governmental sample surveys such as «Russian longitudinal monitoring survey - National research university Higher school of economics» and «Generations and gender survey». The main difficulties related to the consideration of private intergenerational transfers as a specific social phenomenon were observed. We’ve proposed some methodological recommendations for statistical collection of private transfers in terms of research object’s specific. The most important characteristics of the transfer’s flows that need to be covered during the budget and other sample surveys were described.