+7 925 966 4690, 9am6pm (GMT+3), Monday – Friday
ИД «Финансы и кредит»






National Interests: Priorities and Security

Strategic trends for the Russian Federation social policy change

Vol. 10, Iss. 43, NOVEMBER 2014

Available online: 2 November 2014

Subject Heading: Social sphere

JEL Classification: 

Pages: 29-37

Ugryumova A.A. Moscow Region State Institute of Humanities and Social Studies, Kolomna, Moscow Region, Russian Federation

Importance The modern large-scale federal and regional social reforms aim to create the stable social environment of the Russian Federation and its regions. In this connection, the study of the mechanism of their implementation and particular results, which arise in the reform process, becomes especially relevant. The feature of the social environment development incorporates its indirect response to control action that, in many instances, is explained by an impact of nonlinear factors. In addition, the linear indicators implementation can lead to unexpected negative consequences, and this requires monitoring of findings.
     Objectives The goal of the paper is to identify strategically important trends of change in the Russian social policy. The achievement of this goal would stipulate the identification of the system of qualitatively new (nonlinear) factors, the assessment of the specifics of their influence on the social environment, the study of interaction of linear and nonlinear factors, and proposals for evaluation of the effectiveness of social policies.
     Methods I used the methods of logical and comparative analysis, and also a generalization method. In particular, in order to summarize the quantitative characteristics of pressure on economically active persons, who are productive age senior, I used the statistical analysis and methods of benchmarking. I also used a systematic analysis of the factors and the methodology of target management that ensures the effectiveness of social policy.
     Results I set forth a system of indicators characterizing the formation of social environment in the Russian economy. I offer a mechanism of participatory interaction between society and authority that is aimed at improving the efficiency of social policy implementation and provides opportunities for detection of strategically important trends of change in the Russian social policy.
     Conclusions and Relevance I consider the possibility to adjust the priorities connected with the evaluation of social policy effectiveness from economic and financial (cost-based) to the aggregate resulting indicators.

Keywords: social policy, social transformation, average wage, productive age, nonlinear factors, science, education, attractiveness, equal pay, equal work, regional development differentiation, roadmap, reproductive potential


  1. Aleksandrova O.A. Sotsial'noe gosudarstvo sovremennoi Rossii: starye problemy i novye vyzovy [The social welfare state of modern Russia: old problems and new challenges]. NarodonaselenieHuman population, 2013, no. 2, pp. 4–12.
  2. Zherebin V.M. Aktual'nye zadachi sovremennoi sotsial'noi politiki [Topical issues of modern social policy]. Narodonaselenie Human population, 2013, no. 1, pp. 23–29.
  3. Erokhina E.V. Regional'naya innovatsionnaya sistema i novaya paradigma upravleniya [Regional innovation system and new management paradigm]. Kaluga, ZAO Prait-K Publ., 2013, 264 p.
  4. Konventsii i rekomendatsii, prinyatye Mezhdunarodnoi konferentsiei truda. 1957–1990 [Conventions and Recommendations adopted by General Conference of the International Labour Organization. 1957–1990]. Geneva, International Labour Office, 1991, vol. 2, pp. 1321–1329. Available at: Link (In Russ.)
  5. Decree of the RF President “On Measures for the implementation of State social policy” of May 07, 2012 № 597. (In Russ.)
  6. Order of the RF Government “On Program of stage improvement of the remuneration system in the State (municipal) institutions for the period of 2012–2018” of November 26, 2012 № 2190-r. (In Russ.)
  7. Resolution of the RF Government “On Strategy of innovation development of the Russian Federation for the period up to 2020” of December 08, 2011 № 2227-r. (In Russ.)
  8. Rogov S.M. Rossiya dolzhna stat' nauchnoi sverkhderzhavoi [Russia should become a scientific superpower]. Vestnik Rossiiskoi akademii naukBulletin of Russian Academy of Sciences, 2010, vol. 80, no. 7, pp. 579–590.
  9. Rimashevskaya N.M., Migranova L.A. Integral'naya otsenka urovnya zhizni [Integral assessment of the standard of living]. Sovremennye proizvoditel'nye sily Modern productive forces, 2013, no. 2, pp. 72–84.
  10. Starshee pokolenie i budushchee [The older generation and the future]. Moscow, Ekonomicheskoe obrazovanie Publ., 2014, 212 p.
  11. Toksanbaeva M.S. Struktura rossiiskoi zanyatosti: problemy, otsenki [Structure of the Russian employment: problems, evaluation]. Chelovek i trudPerson and labor, 2013, no. 1, pp. 10–14.
  12. Ugryumova A.A. Sistemnyi podkhod k upravleniyu regional'noi innovatsionnoi vospriimchivost'yu [A system approach to management of regional innovation susceptibility]. Regional'naya ekonomika: teoriya i praktikaRegional economics: theory and practice, 2011, no. 43, pp. 17–22.

View all articles of issue


ISSN 2311-875X (Online)
ISSN 2073-2872 (Print)

Journal current issue

Vol. 19, Iss. 3
March 2023