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National Interests: Priorities and Security

The methodological approach to evaluating the socio-economic effectiveness of the elderly people's involvement into the regional society

Vol. 17, Iss. 3, MARCH 2021

Received: 14 January 2021

Received in revised form: 29 January 2021

Accepted: 15 February 2021

Available online: 15 March 2021


JEL Classification: J01, J11, J14, J24

Pages: 500–537


Irina A. PAVLOVA National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU), Tomsk, Russian Federation


Ol'ga P. NEDOSPASOVA National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU), Tomsk, Russian Federation


Subject. The article investigates the socio-economic effectiveness of way the elderly people get involved into the regional society, illustrating labor activity indicators of the Russian regions.
Objectives. We conceptualize, develop and test the methodological approach to evaluating the socio-economic effectiveness of the elderly people’s involvement into the regional society from perspectives of an individual, employers, society.
Methods. We applied methods of logic and comparative analysis, systems approach, methods of statistical analysis for microdata on the comprehensive observation of the people’s living conditions (Russian State Statistics Service) and data on the elderly generation’s employment in the Russian regions.
Results. We sorted trajectories the elderly people get involved into the regional society in terms of resource potential. The article sets forth the methodological approach to study trajectories of the elderly people’s involvement into the regional society. We proves the need, possibility and promising nature of the proposed approach to evaluating the socio-economic effectiveness of trajectories of the elderly people’s involvement into the regional society from perspectives of an individual, employers and the society.
Conclusions and Relevance. Viewing the transition from the active employment to the retirement and analyzing citizens of the?pre?retirement age, The proposed methodological approach opens new opportunities for research, helps surpass formal limits of the retirement age when studying the phenomenon.

Keywords: older generation, employment, involvement, labor activity, socio-economic efficiency


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