Contains the core issues of the curriculum of the course "Social security law". On the basis of the latest legislation, considered on September 1, 2012, reveals the problems of general and special parts of this branch of law. The appendix contains the basic regulations on institutions thatmakes the study of the subject more comfortable.
This piece analyzes the level and structure of seniors’ incomes in Russia as well as absolute poverty dynamics of Russian pensioners. For the purpose of this study, we define the threshold of old age as the retirement age – 55 for women, 60 for men. The main sources for the data include the regularly compiled statistics by the Russian Federal State Statistics Committee (Rosstat), 2010 Russian national census, and 2015 micro-census, as well as surveys carried out by Rosstat and the Russian longitudinal monitoring survey of NRU-HSE (RLMS-HSE).