Measuring active aging for government policy planning: a case of Russia
Public Administration. PA. Высшая школа экономики , 2014. No. 11.
Rising life expectancy and an aging population highlight the need for appropriate government policies to transform of the role of the elderly from a dependent part of the population to an economically active one. This paper aims to measure active aging of the elderly in Russia. We review definitions of active aging and base our research on the concept of the World Health Organization. Active aging is characterized by three components: health, participation, and security. We select indicators for these components and aggregate them into three sub-indexes which become the outcome index of active aging. As a result, the sample is divided into two groups of elderly people in Russia, “actively aging” and “inactively aging”. The empirical research is based on the Study of Global Ageing and Adult Health (SAGE). Our findings show that 70% of the elderly population are at the intersection of “health” and “participation in social activities”; 61,2% between “health” and “security”; 73,5% between “security” and “participation in social activities”. Overall, 58,5% of Russian senior citizens meet all three criteria of active aging, thus creating a great challenge for policy response.
, , , Measuring Active Aging for Cross-Country Comparisons and Policy Planning / Высшая школа экономики. Series PA "Public Administration". 2015. No. WP BRP 25/PA/2015.
An aging population and the low involvement of elderlies in social activities makes the measurement of active aging an important research question, since it gives an insight into the potential of the elderly. Policy agendas in many countries stress the need for active aging in terms of improved health and a greater degree of autonomy. ...
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, , , Вопросы государственного и муниципального управления 2014 № 4 С. 69-94
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, Analyses and Alternatives 2017 Т. 1 № 1 С. 44-64
Russia’s push in the Asia-Pacific region stems from its interests that have the national, regional and global dimensions. In their turn, the aims of this policy are civilizational, geopolitical, economic and prospective, with a long-term outlook. In the course of their achievement, cooperation with Northeast Asia’s countries will play one of the key roles owing ...
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, The Effect of Pension Growth on the Labor Force Participation of Pensioners in Russia / НИУ ВШЭ. Series WP BRP Series "Public and Social Policy". 2019. No. 22/PSP/2019.
This paper examines the impact of the 34% increase in pensions in Russia at the end of 2009 and the beginning of 2010 on the labor market participation of pensioners. Several particular features of the pension system in Russia allow us to estimate the net effect of income from such a reform. For evaluation, we ...
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, , Journal of Competition Law & Economics 2015 Vol. 11 No. 2 P. 331-352
Why do people violate the law? The Hobbesian outlook would be that people violate the law in the absence of appropriate punishment. John Stuart Mill would have attributed the violation to the lack of incentives to behave legally. In this paper, we combine these two factors to examine the effect of antitrust regulation on price ...
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М.: Издательский дом НИУ ВШЭ, 2015
Текст доклада ориентирован прежде всего на то, чтобы, снабдив экспертное сообщество основанными на науч- ных исследованиях материалами по широкому кругу социальных проб лем, способствовать предметной и плодотворной дискуссии как в самой экспертной среде, так и между лидерами гражданского общества и теми, кто принимает решения от имени государства. ...
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, International Journal of Public Health 2019 Vol. 64 No. 3 P. 413-422
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, Foresight 2017 Vol. 19 No. 2 P. 139-151
Purpose – The purpose of the study is to present and critically assess the outcomes of the Foresight study of the Russian energy sector, undertaken in 2014 in the course of a large-scale national Foresight exercise – ‘Science and Technology (S&T) Foresight 2030’. Design/methodology/approach - Methods applied in the Foresight study include literature review, statistical, bibliometric ...
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Россия в глобальном мире. Сборник научных трудов 10-й Всероссийской научно-теоретической конференции
СПб.: Издательство Политехнического университета, 2012
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, The Us-Russia Relations After The “Reset”: Pragmatism Or A New Confrontation? / National Research University Higher School of Economics. Series WP BRP "Basic research program". 2013.
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State-controlled "national champions" of the Russian banking market: Concentration, competitiveness, and efficiency
, State-controlled "national champions" of the Russian banking market: Concentration, competitiveness, and efficiency / Social Science Research Network. Series "SSRN Working Paper Series". 2013. No. 2223686.
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, , М.: Издательский дом НИУ ВШЭ, 2017
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, Technological Forecasting and Social Change 2017 Vol. 119 P. 205-210
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ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON AGRICULTURE IN RUSSIA: NATIONAL AND REGIONAL ASPECTS
, , Oxford: Oxfam, 2013
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