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"Demoscope Weekly" ## 675-676

Current topic: Objective and perceived effects of immigration.
In the issue: The global economic crisis and the migrant labor market. The attitude to immigration and the subjective well-being of the host population. Collection of data on labor migration in the course of sample surveys of the population. Banning entry into the Russian Federation as a mechanism of regulating migration processes.

"Demoscope Weekly" ## 673-674

Current topic: Are deaths from accidental alcohol poisoning counted correctly?
In the issue: There was no warning. A necessary comment on the organization of mortality statistics. What can be learned from comparing operative and annual data on causes of death. The specific character of causes of death according to different kinds of evidence. Distinguishing features of mortality statistics in Russia’s regions. Pitfalls of operative forecasting. An unexpected conclusion. Links to related topics. Topics of previous issues.

Demographic Review #3

In the issue: Recent trends in remittances: Russia and the world. Assessing the impact of the maternity capital policy in Russia. The role of interfamily exchange in the system of material support and care for the elderly in modern Russia. Peasant resettlement in the 1920s (from the history of migration in Russia). Some problems of assessing population losses during collectivization.

Illustration for news: Winter School of the Faculty of Social Sciences

Winter School of the Faculty of Social Sciences

On January 31st – February 3rd 2016, the Winter School of the Faculty of Social Sciences was held at the ‘Voronovo’ Learning Centre, HSE. During the event, potential master’s students took part in master classes, business cases and meetings with students and graduates of the faculty’s educational programmes.

"Demoscope Weekly" ## 671-672

Current topic: Cohabitation without registration in Russia.
In issue: Unregistered unions: marriage strategies of young representatives of the urban middle class. Russian consensual unions at the beginning of the 21st century. The composition and wellbeing of single-parent families in Russia. Singe mothers in modern China: status and problems.

"Demoscope Weekly" ## 669-670

Current topic: Higher education: bigger, better, or cheaper?
In the issue: “Capitalcentrism” as the cause of social inequality in the Russia system of higher education. An assessment of the need for additional places in the general education system of the Russian Federation in 2014-2015. The problem of unemployment among university graduates in the light of China’s higher education reform.

Demographic Review. English selection.

We are pleased to introduce the first English issue of our journal "Demographic Review. English selection 2015". It contains the translations of selected articles published in previous issues of the journal in Russian. The main goal of this edition is to make the results of population studies in Russia more accessible for our foreign colleagues and to widen the collaboration of Russian demographers with the international scientific demographic community.

"Demoscope Weekly" ## 667-668

Current topic: The third age: social well-being.
In the issue: Factors of inequality at the micro level. The “caring home”: caring for elderly relatives and problems of living together. The attitude to aging through the prism of the attitude to death. Potential segments of the population for expanding the customer base of commercial banks in the face of an aging population.

Demographic Review #2

In the issue: Road traffic accidents and mortality in Russia. Pensioners on the Russian labour market: trends of economic activity in pension age. Migration plans of graduates of Moldavian universities. Social differences in household structures in the 19th century: Moscow and its outskirts. Mysticism and truth of the hyperbolic law. A new explanation of the course of world history. Immigration policy in the United States.

Traditional Family is in Revival

The Russian family has been becoming more demographically heterogeneous over recent years. Some of the families follow the trend of having many children: women more often give birth to a third and fourth child, and the gap between births is decreasing, which makes the evolution of the family faster.