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Migration and the Labor Market


  • Florinskaya, Yulia

    () (Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA))

  • Mkrtchyan, Nikita

    () (National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow); Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA))

  • Maleva, Tatyana Mikhailovna

    () (Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA))

  • Kirillova, M. K.

    () (Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA))


The paper analyses labor migration in Russia and its impact on national and regional labor markets. Emphasis is placed on two types of migration - internal, represented by Russians, engaged his career in regions other than their permanent residence, and external represented by foreigners working in Russia. The basis of the analysis - the data of the FMS of Russia, Rosstat, in the including regular surveys conducted on employment, expert evaluation. The brief analysis of policies regarding labor migration undertaken in recent years. The measures for the promotion of in-country spatial mobility of the population and in the field of external labor migration.

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  • Florinskaya, Yulia & Mkrtchyan, Nikita & Maleva, Tatyana Mikhailovna & Kirillova, M. K., 2015. "Migration and the Labor Market," Published Papers dok13, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.
  • Handle: RePEc:rnp:ppaper:dok13

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    1. Mkrtchyan, N. & Florinskaya, Y., 2019. "Residents of Small and Mid-Size Towns of Russia: Labor Migration as an Alternative to Permanent Transfer," Journal of the New Economic Association, New Economic Association, vol. 43(3), pages 78-94.
    2. M. A. Kartseva & N. V. Mkrtchyan & Yu. F. Florinskaya, 2020. "Migration in Russia and Regional Socioeconomic Development: Cross-Impact Analysis," Studies on Russian Economic Development, Springer, vol. 31(4), pages 421-429, July.
    3. Mkrtchyan, N. & Florinskaya, Yu., 2018. "Labor Migration in Russia: International and Internal Aspects," Journal of the New Economic Association, New Economic Association, vol. 37(1), pages 186-193.
    4. Sergey Timonin & Inna Danilova & Evgeny Andreev & Vladimir M. Shkolnikov, 2017. "Recent Mortality Trend Reversal in Russia: Are Regions Following the Same Tempo?," European Journal of Population, Springer;European Association for Population Studies, vol. 33(5), pages 733-763, December.

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    Russian economy; labor migration; labor market;

    JEL classification:

    • F22 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Migration
    • J11 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Demographic Trends, Macroeconomic Effects, and Forecasts

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