This paper is devoted to the study of the political thought of Nikolay Karamzin. It is focused on his notions of trust and happiness.
This paper considers the key opportunities of upward residential mobility Petersburg families have and the major risks they face. It analyzes such core factors influencing Petersburgers’ opportunities of strategic planning and, in the long run, the improvement of their living facilities as the situation in the labor market as well as individual professional and employment horizons. It also demonstrates how members of Petersburg families interpret the situations of uncertainty shaped by the general instability of the labor market as well as their personal labor precarity, narrate the risks associated with the procurement of lodgings, especially through residential mortgage, and attempt to cope with these risks.
The article is the commentary to the report of O.A. Reshetnikova, the director of the Federal Institute of Educational Measuring Materials, named “Assessment Materials for State Final Attestation. Specifics and ways of development” represented on scientific research seminar “Measuring in social sciences” 20.05.2016. The article also includes suggestions for increasing efficiency of measuring and evaluation procedures taking into account their application.