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Rostislav Kapeliushnikov

  • Rostislav Kapeliushnikov has been at HSE University since 2001.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 2016
    Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • 2003

    Doctor of Sciences*

  • 1978

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)

  • 1976

    Doctoral programme
    Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), Russian Academy of Sciences

  • 1973

    Lomonosov Moscow State University

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.
* Doctor of Sciences
A post-doctoral degree called Doctor of Sciences is given to reflect second advanced research qualifications or higher doctorates in ISCED 2011.

Editorial board membership

  • 1998: Member of the Editorial Board, бюллетень Российский экономический барометр

  • 2004: Member of the Editorial Board, Мировая экономика и международные отношения (World Economy and International Relations).























Article Капелюшников Р. И. Задержки зарплаты и экономическое поведение: микроэкономический подход // Вопросы экономики. 2000. № 9. С. 65-73.


Book Урнов М. Ю., Салмин А. М., Капелюшников Р. И., Бунин И. М. Партийная система в России в 1989-1993 годах: опыт становления. М. : Начала-Пресс, 1994.

Happiness is working for yourself – being “informally” employed, you work less and earn more money

In an editorial from the news website www.vedomosti.ru on 14th December 2013 the author considers the conclusions of two research projects from HSE on “informal” employment in Russia which would seem to contradict each other.


A Strong-Willed Population

How Russians’ personal qualities influence their income level

XX April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development

The CLMS members participated in XX April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development which was held 9-12 April in NRU HSE in Moscow.

2nd IZA/HSE Workshop: Ten Years after the Financial Crisis - Labor Market Adjustment in Emerging and Post-Transition Economies

2nd IZA/HSE Workshop: Ten Years after the Financial Crisis - Labor Market Adjustment in Emerging and Post-Transition Economies was held in Moscow 11-12th October. Participants presented the results of studies dedicated to the analysis of labor market issues in post-transition and emerging economies. A special focus was on the process of labor market adjustment in the aftermath of the Great Recession and its consequences.

XIX April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development

CLMS members participated in XIX April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development which was held 10-13 April in NRU HSE in Moscow.

HSE Staff Members Receive Acknowledgement Medals

Following a directive of the Rector, key HSE staff members have been awarded ‘Acknowledgement’ medals for their high professional achievements and devotion to work.

CLMS members won the Golden HSE Award for 'Best book'

This prize is awarded to HSE staff who’ve authored the best books and textbooks while working at the University.

Golden HSE Award was bestowed to all members of the Centre for Labour Market Studies - Vladimir Gimpelson, Rostislav Kapeliushnikov, Nina Vishnevskaya, Anna Lukiyanova, Aleksey Oshchepkov, Anna Zudina, Anna Sharunina, Evgenia Chernina.

CLMS members were nominated for 5 monoghaphs published in 2006-2017 that were dedicated to the comprehensive analysis of Russian labour market.

New IZA Discussion Paper

New research by the CLMS Director Vladimir Gimpelson and the CLMS Deputy Director Rostislav Kapeliushnikov 'Age and Education in the Russian Labour Market Equation' was published as a working paper in IZA Discussion Paper Series.

3d International Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey of HSE User Conference

The CLMS members participated in 3d International Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey of HSE User Conference which was held in Moscow on 19-20 May 2017 at the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) with the support of Research Center “Demoscope”, Institute of Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences and University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.

XVIII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development

The CLMS members participated in XVIII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development

New Book By CLMS

The NRU HSE Publishing House presents the new book by the CLMS staff 'Mobility and Stability in the Russian Labour Market' edited by CLMS Director Vladimir Gimpelson and CLMS Deputy Director Rostislav Kapeliushnikov.

HSE Researchers Become Members of the Russian Academy of Sciences 

On October 28, the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) held a meeting to announce the results of elections of new members: 176 scholars were selected as academicians, and 323 scholars as corresponding members. HSE researchers are among the new RAS members.

Higher Wage Expectations Can Bring Higher Wages

According to HSE researchers, the higher a job applicant's wage expectations, the more likely they are to earn a higher wage in their next job.

Mobility Opens up New Prospects for Employees

Higher pay is usually the main argument in favour of a job change. Often, people can expect to earn more only if they change employers. In Russia, according to researchers from the HSE Centre for Labour Market Studies, labour mobility is higher among younger people, highly-skilled personnel, residents of big cities, and employees of foreign companies.

Top 15. HSE's Most Interesting Research in 2015

Public misperceptions of inequality; Sanctions hit the best companies; How high is mortality in Russia?; How the type of university affects graduates' salaries; What national pride means; Muslims sharing a Protestant ethic; Economic inactivity among Russians; Russian travellers reluctant to book hotels online; The right to be forgotten; and Analysts can be wrong – these were the HSE's most interesting research papers in 2015, according to Opec.ru.

Anatoly Vishnevsky Wins Gaidar Prize

Director of the Institute of Demography, HSE, Tenured Professor Anatoly Vishnevsky was singled out for his outstanding contribution to Russian economic thought. The prize giving ceremony was in Moscow on 12th November.

New Musical Season Awaits Guests at Professors' Club

On September 23, the new season of Professors' Wednesdays concerts will open in the newly renovated Professors' Club at HSE. The first to perform before audiences will be Elena Revich (violin) and Sergei Kuznetsov (piano). However, this year's programme will not stop with music.

Demographic decline to support labour market

The labour market in Russia differs from that in other countries. The Russian labour market does not react to decline and crisis with growing unemployment, and the market recuperates quickly. The reason for this is that employers have a great amount of flexibility; they do not fire employees, instead cutting their pay and work hours, according to the Deputy Director of HSE’s Centre for Labour Market Studies Rostislav Kapeliushnikov.

Top 14. HSE’s most interesting research in 2014

Why are Russians unhappy; who serves the dictators; how to reform control and supervision;Trade versus wars; Russia’s new citizens; what do Russian and Chinese banks have in common; why analysts don’t predict recession; the provincial social environment and physical isolation of rural settlements: the most interesting research by HSE in 2014. According to Opec.ru.

Russians only live well thanks to ‘grey’ incomes

The widespread belief that wage increases in Russia outstrip growth in productivity is no more than a myth, Deputy Director of the HSE Centre for Labour Market Studies, Rostislav Kapelyushnikov claims in an article ‘Productivity and wages: a little simple arithmetic’. Besides, in recent years we have seen a fall in the cost of labour, particularly in industry

Evgeny Yasin: ‘The HSE, the New Economic School and Gaidar Institute Are Restoring Research to the Pre-Revolutionary Level in Russia’

Today, HSE Academic Supervisor Evgeny Yasin celebrates his 80th birthday. The HSE News Service congratulates him, and in honour of the celebration, is publishing an extract from Andrey Kolesnikov’s book ‘Dialogues with Evgeny Yasin’.

Human Life is Undervalued in Russia

The average value of a statistical life in Russia stands at some $1.6 million, which is eight times less than in the U.K. and four times less than in the U.S. In countries where little value is attached to individual lives, the state is sending a signal that it is not planning to invest substantially in efforts to improve the life expectancy and safety of its citizens, conclude Tatiana Karabchuk, Marina Nikitina, Victoria Remezkova, and Natalia Soboleva in a paper published in the HSE's Economic Sociology journal

There is a Growing Demand for Good Social Infrastructure

‘Private investment is ready to enter the social sphere – if supported by the state them,’ said Yaroslav Kuzminov, HSE Rector, at ‘Russia Calling’, an investment forum organized by VTB Capital.

OECD: Two Reports on the Problems of the Russian Economy

On December 12th 2011, a new ‘Economic Survey of the Russian Federation’ and a ‘Review of Labour Market and Social Policies in the Russian Federation’ prepared by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development were presented at the Higher School of Economics.