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Publications
Working paper
Economics and Politics of the Public-Private Wage Gap (The Case of Russia)

Gimpelson V. E., Sharunina A., Lukyanova A.

Discussion Paper. IZA DP. Institute for the Study of Labor, 2019. No. 12247.

Working paper
NATURAL SHOCKS AND MIGRATION DECISIONS: THE CASE OF KYRGYZSTAN

Chernina E.

Basic research program. WP BRP. National Research University Higher School of Economics, 2019. No. 214.

Working paper
Age and Education in the Russian Labour Market Equation

Gimpelson V. E., Kapeliushnikov R.

Discussion Paper. IZA DP. Institute for the Study of Labor, 2017. No. 11126.

Working paper
What makes youth become NEET? The evidence from Russian LFS

Zudina A. A.

Economics/EC. WP BRP. Высшая школа экономики, 2017. No. WP BRP 177/EC/2017.

Article
The returns to training in Russia: a difference-in-differences analysis

Travkin P., Sharunina A.

International Journal of Training and Development. 2016. Vol. 20. No. 4. P. 262-279.

Working paper
Migrants’ location choice: the role of migration experience

Chernina E.

MSM WORKING PAPER SERIES. MSM. Maastricht School of Management, 2016. No. 2016/3.

Article
Decentralisation of the minimum wage setting in Russia: Causes and consequences

Vishnevskaya N., Lukyanova A.

Economic and Labour Relations Review. 2016. Vol. 27. No. 1. P. 98-117.

Article
Behavioral economics and new paternalism

Kapeliushnikov R.

Russian Journal of Economics. 2015. Vol. 1. No. 1. P. 81-107.

Book chapter
Between Light and Shadow: Informality in the Russian Labour Market

Gimpelson V. E., Kapeliushnikov R.

In bk.: The Challenges for Russia's Politicized Economic System. Oxford: Routledge, 2015. Ch. 3. P. 33-58.

Book chapter
Compensating Wage Differentials Across Russian Regions

Oshchepkov A. Y.

In bk.: AIEL Series in Labour Economics: Geographical Labor Market Imbalances. Bk. Geographical Labor Market Imbalances . Iss. AIEL Series in Labour Economics. Berlin: Springer, 2015. Ch. 4. P. 65-105.

Article
Earnings inequality and informal employment in Russia

Lukyanova A.

Economics of Transition. 2015. Vol. 23. No. 2. P. 469-515.

Working paper
The Decentralization of Minimum Wage Setting in Russia

Lukyanova A., Vishnevskaya N.

Economics/EC. WP BRP. Высшая школа экономики, 2015. No. 90/EC/2015.

The Centre for Labour Market Studies (CLMS) at the HSE was formed in 2001. Over these years, the Centre’s reserchers have become one of Russia’s leading research teams on the labour market. And in September 2018 the Centre was reorganised into the International Laboratory – the Centre for Labour Market Studies. 
The mission of Laboratory is empirical research in labour economics and evidence-based policy advice with the focus on labour markets in post-transition countries.


Seminar "Fertility attitudes of highly educated youth: a factorial survey"

IOS-IZA-HSE University International Labor Seminar was held on October 19, 2021.

Illustration for news: Customs, Career Choices and Self-discrimination: Why Women Earn Less

Customs, Career Choices and Self-discrimination: Why Women Earn Less

Experts from the World Bank and HSE University discussed the gender gap in salaries in different countries and the impact of socio-cultural, economic and behavioural factors on differences in earnings.

Seminar "Import Competition and Informal Employment: Empirical Evidence from China"

IOS-IZA-HSE University International Labor Seminar was held on October 5, 2021.

New season of Research Seminars in online format

Regular joint Research Seminars of the Laboratory for Labour Market Studies and the Centre for Labour Market Studies and the IOS-IZA-HSE University International Labor Seminars will continue in 2021/2022 academic year and will be conducted online via Zoom.

Seminar «The (Un)Intended Effects of Promoting Labor Market Mobility»

IOS-IZA-HSE University International Labor Seminar was held on September 21, 2021.

Illustration for news: Education and Employment in ‘Hard’ Science Provide no Salary Advantages Compared to ‘Soft’ Science at Any Career Stage

Education and Employment in ‘Hard’ Science Provide no Salary Advantages Compared to ‘Soft’ Science at Any Career Stage

HSE University economists question whether Russian STEM specialists are better paid than non-STEM specialists. They compare wages of professionals with STEM and no STEM majors, and those working in STEM and no STEM jobs and explore how the gap evolves over the life cycle. They find that there is no advantage of STEM major and STEM job over their no STEM alternative. They present their findings in a paper published in the Voprosy Ekonomiki journal.

Illustration for news: The 'Curse' Is Lifted: Schooling Does Increase Graduates’ Salaries

The 'Curse' Is Lifted: Schooling Does Increase Graduates’ Salaries

Although many studies point to highly negative trends in returns to education in Russia, the situation actually appears to be stable and without any signs of overinvestment in human capital. This is the conclusion of Rostislav Kapeliushnikov, Deputy Director of the HSE Centre for Labour Market Studies and Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The results of his research are presented in the article ‘Returns to Education in Russia: Nowhere Below?’ published in the 8th issue of the Voprosy Ekonomiky journal.

Seminar «Using machine learning methods to support causal inference in econometrics»

IZA-HSE University International Labor Seminar will be held on July 6, 2021.

Seminar "The Impact of Economic Sanctions on the Russian Labor Market"

IZA-HSE University International Labor Seminar was be held on June 22, 2021.

Illustration for news: ‘The Traps in Our Way’: Experts Discuss Job Market and Human Capital in Russia

‘The Traps in Our Way’: Experts Discuss Job Market and Human Capital in Russia

What fields employees can hope to get high salaries in? What is the return on higher education? How is life expectancy related to retirement age? These and some other issues were discussed by experts at the First Conference ‘Labour Market: Demographic Challenges and Human Capital’ organized by the HSE Human Capital Multidisciplinary Research Centre.