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International Migration in Russia: A Qualified Component
[Международная Миграция В России: Квалифицированная Составляющая]

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  • Florinskaya, Yulia (Флоринская, Юлия)

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

  • Mkrtchyan, Nikita (Мкртчян, Никита)

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

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Based on all available data of state statistics and surveys, the level of education of long-term and temporary labor international migrants in Russia is analyzed and compared with the level of education of the country's population. The composition of long-term international migrants by education varies according to age, as well as from countries with which migration is carried out. The level of education of long-term migrants is quite close to the population of Russia, but in general the country lost more educated migrants than acquired. The distribution of international migrants by education depends on a change in the methodology for recording migration, which makes comparisons over a long period difficult. Regarding temporary labor migration, the statistical sources used are not so detailed, and cover not the entire population of migrants in Russia. However, the data from sample surveys make possible to conclude that the educational potential of migrants is used, and to analyze specially selected categories of highly skilled migrants.

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  • Florinskaya, Yulia (Флоринская, Юлия) & Mkrtchyan, Nikita (Мкртчян, Никита), 2018. "International Migration in Russia: A Qualified Component [Международная Миграция В России: Квалифицированная Составляющая]," Working Papers 021809, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.
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