Problem of Population Ageing in Russia

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2012-1-22-29

E. Gontmakher, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO RAN), 23, Profsoyuznaya Str., Moscow, 117997, Russian Federation (

Abstract. The author scrupulously considers the problem of population ageing in Russia and, highlights the global and individual features of the process. A special attention is paid to the analysis of the dynamics of the governmental expenditures on health care and pensions. Also, the author makes conclusions on the impact on the population ageing on the evolution of political system in Russia.

Keywords: Russia, pension system, ageing of population, economic development, health, migration policy, modernization

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For citation:
Gontmakher E. Problem of Population Ageing in Russia. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2012, no. 1, pp. 22-29.

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