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Social vulnerability of the Russian society as a result of high inequality of living standards

Citation

Bobkov, Vyacheslav N. & Veredyuk, Olesya V. (2001). Social vulnerability of the Russian society as a result of high inequality of living standards. All-Russian Centre of Living Standard Working Paper.

Abstract

The domestic and international aspects of the socio-economic inequality in living standards in Russia during the capitalist transformation from 1990 till 2000 are considered.
The following indicators of inequality were analyzed: by income spent on consumption, by housing, by access to education and health care. A comparison of Russia with other countries of the G20 is made. The reasons of high socio-economic inequality in Russia are revealed.
The reachability of parameters of the social structure of the Russian society represented in the Forecast of Long-term Socio-economic Development of the Russian Federation for the Period till the Year 2030 is considered. The conceptual approaches to reducing socio-economic inequalities are represented.

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http://www2.euromemorandum.eu/uploads/bobkov_veredyuk_social_vulnerability_of_the_russian_society.pdf

Reference Type

Journal Article

Year Published

2001

Journal Title

All-Russian Centre of Living Standard Working Paper

Author(s)

Bobkov, Vyacheslav N.
Veredyuk, Olesya V.